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  • Father, daughter participate in Memorial Day celebration

    The Rev. Noah R. Panlilio, pastor of Malta United Methodist Churches, and his daughter Reanna Panlilio participated in the Memorial Day observance ser ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Prepare now for Kingston Fest Boat Regatta

    Although Brad and Zach Edwards demonstrated that a seaworthy cardboard boat can be built in just one hour, other contenders take longer to construct t ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Kirkland Chamber of Commerce names its Citizen of the Year

    KIRKLAND – A woman known for rallying the community to help those in need was given the Citizen of the Year award by the Kirkland Greater Area Chamber ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Walnut Grove Vocational Farm receives grant

    Donna Turner, member of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, presents a grant check to Dan Kenney, executive director of DeKalb County Community Ga ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Scouts help tend NIU Communiversity Garden

    Boy Scout Troop 40, sponsored by St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore, and Boy Scout Troop 33, sponsored by First Lutheran in DeKalb, attended an event spons ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • ELDC Students Interact With Local Farm Animals

    Aaron Butler and his daughter, Anna, from Butler Farms brought with them 2-month-old lambs and visited the Early Learning Development Center. The ELDC ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Artful restoration: Creative fundraisers planned to help renovate former Finnish hall

    DeKALB – Diane Rodgers believes in love at first sight. She first saw the Majakka Finnish Temperance Hall by accident, while taking a walk in the area ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Scholarship fund created in memory of Martha W. Shur

    The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund is a newly created scholarship fund through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Grant will help repair bass rearing pond at Shabbona Lake

    The Friends of Shabbona Lake State Park organization was awarded a $12,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to repair the largemouth ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Waterman Lions donate to new park

    Waterman residents will soon have a new park thanks to the efforts of a grassroots organization called The Waterman Enhancement Group.
    June 10, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • History of Fargo Hotel recounted

    Passersby may have noticed all of the work going on around California and State streets, most recently home of the Jane Fargo Hotel and Mitchell Loung ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • SHS Concerto Competition winners perform

    Mary Flaherty, Jessica Luo, Kailey Mulligan and Emma Olson are this year’s Sycamore High School Concerto Competition winners.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • New exhibit opening at Midwest Museum

    Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, June 14, for the opening of its new exhibit "The Greener Side: Become a Botanist," with free ad ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Clubs beautify Barb City Manor

    The DeKalb Kiwanis and Huntley Builders clubs recently assisted Barb City Manor staff and residents with planting flowers for the residents to enjoy.  ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm