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  • Skater Girls: Youth inspired to learn skateboarding at indoor skate park

    DeKALB – Ariel Ries is breaking down gender boundaries and stereotypes by encouraging females of all ages to learn how to skateboard.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan salad bar luncheon

    Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional Salad Bar Luncheon from 1 ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • DeKalb Police warn of telephone scams

    The DeKalb Police Department reports it has recently received several complaints regarding telephone scams.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal hosts ‘Narnia’ book club night

    An evening of discussing the “Chronicles of Narnia” books by C.S. Lewis will be offered at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road in DeKalb, on ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Six local scouts awarded Eagle rank with Troop 16

    Six local Boy Scouts from Troop 16 in Sycamore were recently awarded the Eagle Rank, the highest award achievable in Boy Scouts.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • NIU Homecoming Parade entries sought

    Join the DeKalb and Northern Illinois University communities in celebrating the 2016 Northern Lights Homecoming Parade at 7 p.m. Oct. 20.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Hunter education course scheduled in Genoa

    Learn the basic principles of safe hunting at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education class. The next class will be held at the ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Wee Naturalist program starts Saturday

    University of Illinois Extension’s Wee Naturalist program is back. Every first Saturday of the month, starting Oct. 1, the extension staff along with ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Troop 16 experiences Rocky Mountain High adventure

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, sent a seven-person crew to Rocky Mountain High Adventure Base Camp near Salida, Colora ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant from Enbridge

    The Sycamore Fire Department recently received a $1,000 grant from the Enbridge Safe Community Program for the purchase of self-contained breathing ap ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Barb City Manor to hold exercise program

    Barb City Manor will host Bodies in Motion, a chair exercise program, from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 4 through Nov. 15 at Barb City M ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Early voting for fall election begins in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – Early voting for the Nov. 8 general election is now available at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St., Sycamore.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • KC hosting FAFSA Completion Nights for area students

    The Kishwaukee College Financial Aid Office will host free workshops to assist local students with filing the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal S ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • State Rep. Bob Pritchard seeks input on education

    DeKALB – Local public school teachers, parents and other community stakeholders will have a chance to have input on the new education rules the state ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Sycamore woman forms lifelong friendship with Australian pen pal

    SYCAMORE – When Janice Carlson and Alicia Simpfendorfer are together, they are often mistaken for sisters.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 8:28 am