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  • Making a Splash

    KINGSTON – Every time Jason Harjung of Genoa has participated in the Kingston Kardboard Boat Regatta, he has won an award. The award is not for the fa ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • KishHealth employees honored for excellence

    KishHealth System, now part of Northwestern Medicine, presented its Nursing Excellence Awards and Spirit Award at the 14th annual Employee Recognition ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School lists fourth quarter honor roll

    The following students were named to the honor roll and high honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year.
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Karate reunion

    Forty-five years ago, a young Marine staff sergeant recently back from Vietnam took up the art of karate. Bernard Ray (center), Marine veteran and chi ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions induct officers

    The Genoa Lions Club recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Past District Gov. Jim Kloepping was at the meeting to install the officers a ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wurlitzer Grants support music and music education

    Out of a fruitful partnership with the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation, the DeKalb County Community Foundation reports that $125,100 in Wurlitzer Founda ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donating to FVOAS through July sales

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, is donating 10 percent of all store sales on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of July ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cortland Fire introducing home key safe program

    The Cortland Fire Department is introducing a Knox HomeBox system for residences. The Knox Box is a secure key safe that first responders can use to a ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Seminar covers starting an agritourism operation

    The Chicago Northwest chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, an auxiliary wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, will host a Holy Quran e ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Paw Lickin’ Good will host PawFest to raise money for shelters

    SYCAMORE – A kissing booth outside a local business is bound to get sloppy July 16.Paw Lickin’ Good ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions Club Summerfest, tractor pull will be Saturday

    The Waterman Lions Club will host its 16th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show with a farm tractor pull Saturday at Waterman Lions Pa ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Red Cross makes call for blood donations

    DeKALB – Current blood supplies have dipped, so the American Red Cross is making an urgent call for those who can to make a blood donation.
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • U of I Extension lists farms on 2016 tour

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County has organized a free, family-friendly event called the DeKalb County Farm Stroll.
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Application period for fall Community Foundation grants beings

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation will accept applications for Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants from now unti ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois Sheriff's Association warns of telemarketing scam

    The Illinois Sheriff's Association is warning the public about a telemarketing campaign that is fraudulently using the organization's name to bilk peo ...
    July 13, 2016 - 5:30 am