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  • Founders students depict African American leaders

    Founders Elementary recently held its fifth-grade African American Wax Museum. Participants depicted African American leaders by acting as “wax figure ...
    May 2, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • New mentoring program for Brooks Elementary

    At Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary in DeKalb, board and community members introduced a new mentoring program for students in the school’s SOAL program. Th ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • St. Mary's takes second in tournament

    The St. Mary's Catholic School sixth-grade girls basketball team in Sycamore took second place trophy in their conference tournament. The team is coac ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • HMS Builder’s Club donates material to Bookcase Project

    John Rey, mayor of DeKalb, and Tarryn Thaden of DeKalb Kiwanis, recently visited the Builder’s Club meeting at Huntley Middle School.
    April 8, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Barb Food Mart benefits from Eagle project

    Brandon Radtke built this moveable bookshelf as his Eagle Scout project for the Barb Food Mart. Barb Food Mart is a school-based food pantry for famil ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Archeologists dig into Glidden Homestead in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Archaeologists are digging into DeKalb home of barbed wire baron Joseph F. Glidden – just off Lincoln Highway – and the community is welcome ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • 'Natural Rhythm' on display at The Art Box

    “Natural Rhythm,” an exhibition of encaustics by Patricia Lagger of Aurora and photographs by Daniel Grych of DeKalb, will be on display at The Art Bo ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • After professor’s sudden death, NIU students perform midterm plays in her honor

    The students of Chris Liska Carger’s Literature for the Young Child class at Northern Illinois University worked on their midterm project for weeks, p ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Drone presentation heard at DeKalb airport

    Roger Keys, DeKalb resident and World War II TDR-1 drone historian, recently gave a presentation at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport. The TDR-1 was ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • St. Mary's starts season with victories

    The St. Mary's Sycamore boys combined fifth-sixth grade volleyball team started their season off with a strong pair of victories, defeating St. Thomas ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Two Sycamore choir students take part in regional conference

    Two Sycamore High School Choir students, Lauren Brazeau and Mary Flaherty, participated in the recent American Choir Directors Association (ACDA) Regi ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Hospice offers volunteer orientation and training class

    KishHealth System Hospice, now part of Northwestern Medicine, is offering its spring volunteer orientation and training class on Tuesdays, April 26 th ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • KC Foundation Scholarship applications due by April 8

    The Kishwaukee College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships to Kishwaukee College for the Fall 2016 semester. The application deadlin ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Shaw Media to acquire Elburn, Sugar Grove weekly newspapers

    Shaw Media, owner of the Daily Chronicle, is acquiring Kaneland Publications Inc., the publisher of the Elburn Herald and Sugar Grove Herald. The deal ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Clinton Rosette Middle School students support Kick Butts Day

    Students from the Clinton Rosette Middle School Chapter of “Reality Illinois,” a statewide tobacco prevention program, supported national Kick Butts D ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:23 pm