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  • Students and Master Gardeners work to beautify DeKalb

    DeKalb County Master Gardeners and some DeKalb High School students recently put their green thumbs to work to beautify downtown DeKalb.
    June 24, 2014 - 7:01 am
  • Local Methodists recognized in fight against malaria

    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Farmers market lets patrons pay what they can

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Community Gardens is partnering with the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church to offer a unique neighborhood market. Beginning June 28, ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sports camps under way at DHS

    DeKALB – It may not seem like it from the thermometer outside, but it's basketball season inside DeKalb High School this week.
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First Baptist Church offers day camp in July

    For the 38th year, First Baptist Church of DeKalb invites local children to Vacation Bible School Day Camp. 
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Drum and bugle corps Tour of Champions returns to NIU

    DeKALB – At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13, Northern Illinois University and Huskie Stadium will once again play host to the Drum Corps Tour of Champions. ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb teens present on tobacco-free parks

    DeKALB – Teens from the DeKalb High School chapter of Reality Illinois, a statewide tobacco prevention program, attended the DeKalb Park District Boar ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grants put teens to work

    Teens will have an opportunity to learn important job skills, be paid for their work, and help provide summer recreational and conservation experience ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb gallery exhibits world war posters and propaganda

    DeKALB – “Art from the Great Wars,” an exhibition of original art and significant posters from World War I and World II from the collection of John Wr ...
    June 24, 2014 - 7:00 am
  • Church run gets down and dirty

    GENOA – Sam Matkovich couldn't help himself. After running through a mud pit, Sam, 9, of Genoa, stopped and went back to slide through it head first.
    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reptiles at the library

    June 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Immunizations protect individuals, community

    Each year, numerous vaccine-preventable diseases are reported in Illinois and the United States. Certain diseases, such as measles, are making a comeb ...
    June 23, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Waste Management makes Cortland library donation

    Waste Management donated $5,000 to Cortland Community Library to help support the library's summer reading programs. 
    June 23, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Adventure therapy program supported by barbecue under the stars

    CLARE – As a youth therapist, Lynette Spencer found children living in poverty experience not only a poverty of finances, but a poverty of experiences ...
    June 23, 2014 - 6:39 pm
  • Sports collectibles valued at DeKalb event

    DeKALB – Do you still have a shoebox filled with baseball cards you collected as a kid? Are any of them worth anything?
    June 23, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you ever hit a hole-in-one?
    Does mini-golf count?