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  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Stage Coach sets auditions for 'Christmas Carol'

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players has scheduled auditions for the winter musical "A Christmas Carol," based on the story by Charles Dickens.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Federated Church supplies back-to-school backpacks

    The Federated Church in Sycamore held its annual “filling of the backpacks” on Aug. 7.Members of the ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • St. Paul’s plans outdoor service

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its 10:30 a.m. service outdoors on the large front lawn at Normal and Greenbrier roads on Sunday, Aug. 21.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Bread & Roses rehearsals set to begin Aug. 21

    Bread & Roses invites local area women who are interested in joining a women’s community chorus and have a desire to help others to come see if this c ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Beierlotzer to lead veterans organization

    DeKalb County veteran Frank Beierlotzer was elected Grand Chef de Gare of Grande Voiture d’Illinois of La Societe Des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Garage sale helps Tanzania Development Support

    Tanzania Development Support will hold its first fundraising garage sale of the year from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Aug. 2 ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • TAILS visits Barb City Manor

    DeKalb's Barb City Manor residents and staff enjoyed making many new friends during a recent visit from TAILS Humane Society volunteers and animals.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • KVAL’s arts and crafts event for children a success

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League sponsored an outdoor arts and crafts event for children at the recent Ellwood House Ice Cream Social using a garden t ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds donates to senior center

    Dorothy Lockard, owner of Dorothy's Diamonds in Creston, donates trip proceeds to area nonprofit organizations. Lockard recently donated to the floori ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Kishwaukee Valley Storm place first

    The Kishwaukee Valley Storm girls 14-and-under team placed first in the Gold Bracket out of 88 teams at a tournament in Exam Prairie, Minnesota, last ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Mission trip helps teens to ‘Be Extraordinary’ while serving in New York

    More than 120 teenagers and 28 adults traveled to Rochester, New York, the week of July 24-30, through Life Missions, a ministry of Sycamore United Me ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • St. Paul's plans pay-as-you-can farmer's market

    The second of three monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will be held on the front lawn at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road, DeKalb, from 11 a.m ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Penguin Project takes on 'Shrek the Musical Jr.'

    Tickets for Children’s Community Theatre's Penguin Project production of "Shrek the Musical Jr." are now on sale.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Sycamore to host Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

    SYCAMORE – There will be more ribs, more beer, more space and more music at this year’s Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews Fest.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 10:35 am