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  • Huntley students rewarded with Ice Hogs tickets

    Huntley Middle School students had the opportunity to attend a Rockford Ice Hogs game. In order to earn a ticket for the field trip, students had to m ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Changes made at DeKalb Cancer Center

    Two new physicians are joining the KishHealth System Cancer Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, in DeKalb and Rochelle.
    June 2, 2016 - 5:58 pm
  • DeKalb Fire Department to dedicate new truck June 3

    The DeKalb Fire Department invites community members to join them in dedicating the newest City of DeKalb aerial ladder truck with a special dedicatio ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Art and Craft Fest coming to Oak Crest

    Applications for art and craft booths are being accepted for the sixth annual fest to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at DeKalb Area Retiremen ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Spanish students visit Cortland Elementary

    Spanish IV students from DeKalb High School visited Cortland Elementary School on May 17 to read books in Spanish and do follow-up activities with stu ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Register now for summer music classes for kids

    Registration is due June 6 for summer music classes for children at the Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts. 
    June 2, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • WNIJ/WNIU invites visual artists to enter the 2017 Calendar Contest

    Northern Public Radio is seeking submissions from visual artists to be featured in the 2017 WNIJ/WNIU wall calendar. Regional artists working in any m ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department gets $52,700 federal grant

    The Sycamore Fire Department has received a federal grant in the amount of $52,700 for the purchase of two CPR/chest compression devices and the insta ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently attended the U.S. Grant Pilgrimage in Galena sponsored by the Boy S ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Scouts help clean up Joiner Cemetery

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 40 held its annual Joiner Cemetery cleanup day on May 21 to prepare the cemetery for Memorial Day. The scouts along with othe ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Free orthopedic clinic offered in Dixon

    The Dixon Elks 779 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corp. will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Ju ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Kish College Nursing hosts Honor Society induction

    The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program held an induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society on May 18. Seven second-year nursing st ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • New fire engine to be unveiled in Sycamore

    The Sycamore Fire Department invites the public to attend the unveiling ceremony for its new fire engine at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Sycamore Fire ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Agencies benefit from Rotarians at Work Day

    About two dozen members of the Sycamore Rotary Club and the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary joined forces on May 7 to benefit local agencies through the ann ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Volunteers help to beautify Shabbona Lake State Park

    Volunteers from Friends of Shabbona Lake State Park and Shabbona Girl Scout Troop 378 planted native prairie plants on May 6 at the park entrance sign ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:49 pm