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  • DHS grad riding cross-country for students with autism

    DeKalb native Drew Feltes is taking on a 3,838-mile Cross Country Bike Challenge this summer.He'll cover 13 states in 52 days.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department to host unveiling for new fire engine

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is inviting the public to attend the unveiling ceremony for its new fire engine at 8 a.m. June 11 at Sycamore ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Ryder named DeKalb Park District superintendent of recreation

    The DeKalb Park District has promoted Bill Ryder to superintendent of recreation.A veteran of the p ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Nature camps still have openings

    University of Illinois Extension offers nature based camps for ages 7 to 11 each summer. The camps a ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Wedding Revue at Oak Crest

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents, volunteers and staff invite community members to a “Wedding Revue” on Saturday, June 18. Dresses ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DeKalb County electronics recycling collections canceled

    The DeKalb County Health Department announced Thursday that all electronics recycling collections throughout DeKalb County have been suspended after a ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Health department kicks off Shoes to Share Program

    To help families in need, the DeKalb County Health Department is again partnering with the community and local businesses to collect, launder and dist ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Program examines Glidden Florist’s 80-year history

    What’s it like to work day-to-day in a business that adds up to 80 years of happiness for the area? Glidden Homestead will host a program at 1 p.m. Su ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Volunteers needed for annual United Way Day of Caring

    Kishwaukee United Way’s Day of Caring committee is planning its 12th annual communitywide Day of Caring scheduled for June 16.
    June 8, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • The Art Box presents ‘The Art of Walter Ball’

    “The Art of Walter Ball,” color studies and dry pigment pastel color compositions, will be on display at The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Women's club presents Volunteerism Award

    The University Women’s Club of Northern Illinois University has selected Nailah Cartman as the 2016 recipient of its Volunteerism Award. Cartman, an u ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Founders students learn about Southeast Asian culture

    Students in Northern Illinois University's Southeast Asia Club visited Founders Elementary School in April. This organization is made up of exchange s ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Richard Ohlinger receives 2016 KC Roberts Award

    Kishwaukee College named Richard Ohlinger of Rochelle as the recipient of the 2016 John C. Roberts Community Service Award. The award was established ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • ELDC displays autism awareness

    Faculty and staff members of the Early Learning and Development Center wore T-shirts and displayed a #ProudlyDeKalb banner that signified their awaren ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Music in the Park: Sycamore and DeKalb summer traditions bring community together

    Some families’ summer traditions include fishing trips, having barbecues and going to music concerts. For the Brandmeyer family of Sycamore, their sum ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:56 pm