• Buchholz, Gommel receive ag scholarships

    Kailyn Buchholz of Waterman and Erik Gommel of Malta are recipients of the 2014 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services. 
    April 22, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Student athletes named outstanding women

    DeKALB – Six Northern Illinois University student-athletes were honored at the university’s annual NIU Outstanding Women Student Awards ceremony.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Local artist wins award at national exhibit

    Dale Osterle of DeKalb has won the Kent Leasure Memorial Fine Print Award for her hand-colored etching titled, "Winter Magic," in this year’s GALEX Na ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Cornerstone hosts Nothing But Net tourney

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted its third annual Nothing But Net 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on March 29, which featured 22 teams in four divisi ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Facebook drive raises 1,560 pounds of food

    GENOA - Denise Hornbeck couldn’t sleep one night, trying to think of ways to help the food bank in Hampshire, where she lives.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Oak Crest essay contest winners

    Provided photoOak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center residents and staff recognized three middle sc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Library collection

    For the month of April, Kendall Rink is showing her snowglobe collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Ke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:10 am

    Army Reserve Pvt. Trent M. Greer has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Nelson achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Brandon Nelson, a member of BSA Troop 2810 chartered at Salem Lutheran Church and a Sycamore High School senior, was recently awarded the Eagle Rank, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Softball league gives back

    April 14, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Dark skies don't dampen Easter spirit

    GENOA – Cecilia Fencl wasn’t sure what to expect. The Genoa woman was planning to take her 3-year-old granddaughter, Lillian Bradley-Fencl, to the Gen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Scary experience inspires ambulance lesson

    KIRKLAND — Cub Scout Pack 82 visited the Kirkland Fire Department for a recent pack meeting. However, instead of learning about the big red fire truck ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • DeKalb teen attends Ag Innovators conference

    DeKALB – Jaylene Jennings of DeKalb recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about aquaculture and to receive training to help lead the 2014 4-H ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Oak Crest awards employee grant

    Twice a year for 15 years the Community Relations Committee of the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center Board of Trustees has awarded a grant in th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:36 am
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