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  • DEAN'S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students who were named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Kishwaukee Hospital has 17 CNA openings

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital is looking to hire more than a dozen certified nursing assistants, its parent company announced.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • H-BR sets kindergarten registration event

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will host Kindergarten Registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:27 pm
  • Hospital earns ACR accreditation

    Kishwaukee Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American C ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • NIU schedules spring ACT test prep

    The Northern Illinois University Spring ACT Test preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers student ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:24 pm
  • Community hiring event set for Jan. 28

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee College and the Illinois workNet Center will host a Community Hiring Event from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Blank Slate Room ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:24 pm
  • County soliciting bids for senior tax levy

    The County of DeKalb is soliciting bids for use of FY 2017 Senior Tax Levy funds. The voters of DeKalb County approved a .025 percent tax levy by refe ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Goodwill offers free tax preparation

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is operating its free income tax preparation and filing sites for the seventh year in a row. The GoodTAXES pr ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Sycamore elementary schools plan districtwide reading program

    SYCAMORE – Parents of elementary students in Sycamore School District 427 will have homework of their own come March.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Grant seeker workshop planned

    Nonprofit and charitable organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to a free workshop f ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • Families enjoy outdoor fun

    GENOA – Instead of spending a cold January day inside playing video games or watching movies, 10-year-old Sam McDonald of Sycamore was outside, bravin ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Being the best: DeKalb advances to semifinals in America's Best Communities competition

    rank Roberts loves DeKalb. He grew up there, graduated from DeKalb High School, married his high school sweetheart, raised his family, and continues t ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 to launch 2nd 'soft skills' course

    GENOA – Parag Maniar wants to help students achieve more in life, so he’s sponsoring a job skills class for Genoa-Kingston High School students. 
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Hercules, Midwest Museum of Natural History tortoise, dies

    SYCAMORE – Officials at the Midwest Museum of Natural History announced Friday the museum’s most popular living attraction, Hercules the sulcata torto ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Winter Wonderland at Littlejohn

    The students of Littlejohn Elementary School in DeKalb, along with their parents, were invited to a fun-filled evening of winter activities to celebra ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:17 am