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  • Sycamore Lions clean up Great Western Trail

    On April 16, the Sycamore Lions, many family members and several volunteers, including four from the Kishwaukee College Environmental Studies program, ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive set for Saturday

    The National Association of Letter Carriers is sponsoring its 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday.
    May 11, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • Malta pastor on medical mission trip

    The Rev. Noah R. Panlilio, pastor of Malta and Northwest Malta United Methodist Church, led a medical mission trip to the city of Tarlac in the Philip ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Boy Scouts visit nature center

    Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb held an educational overnight at Bartlett Nature Center, which is located at James “Pate” Phillip State Park. Scouts enjo ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Ann Sanders wins playhouse donated by Resource Bank

    Ann Sanders of Genoa was the winner of the Hampshire Park District’s drawing to win a playhouse schoolhouse constructed and donated by Resource Bank. ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Sunday school raises money for Meals on Wheels

    The Sunday school children of First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb were excited to present a check for $550 to Voluntary Action Cent ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Oak Crest retirement center King and Queen crowned

    Each year residents of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest go to the ballot box to cast their vote for King and Queen.
    May 11, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Genoa Lions present Citizens of the Year

    The Genoa Lions Club hosted the 12 recipients of the Genoa-Kingston Schools Citizen of the Year Award on April 20.
    May 11, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Women Walk the World event supports women in Tanzania

    It may have been overcast and cloudy, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 20 DeKalb County Homemaker Education Association members who took ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Artigras: Dance, music and the arts featured at two-day celebration in DeKalb

    This weekend, when Miranda Cordes, owner of Dance Dimensions in DeKalb, and more than 25 of her dance students wore masks, sequins, boas and Mardis Gr ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • The Art Box to host ‘My Thoughts’ pastels exhibit

    Dorothea Bilder, local artist and professor emeritus who taught printmaking, drawing and illustration at Northern Illinois University, will exhibit a ...
    May 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Renaissance learning: Local group recreating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe

    DeKALB – By day, Norm Read of Kingston is an accountant, but in his spare time, he wears armor and becomes Aleid van Groningen, a 12th century knight.
    May 11, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Norsk Museum getting ready for upcoming season

    Everything is abuzz at the Norsk Museum. With Norway’s Constitution Day, also known as Syttende Mai, coming up on May 17, many events are happening.
    May 10, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • KEC aviation program receives donation

    On April 16, the Kishwaukee Education Consortium aviation program was awarded a $10,000 donation from the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association. ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Genoa Lions deliver hundreds of carnations

    The Genoa Lions delivered more than 240 dozen carnations to local residents on April 16.The flowers ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:58 pm