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  • 2014 ATHENA nominees announced

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the ATHENA Committee have announced the 2014 nominees for ATHENA and Women of Accomplishment.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Vaccine clinics gearing up for flu season

    “The flu ends with U.”That’s the motto of the influenza prevention campaign being launched by the De ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Sycamore musician debuts album

    SYCAMORE – Local artist Charlie Haley will perform songs from his debut album, Soul Searching, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Christian Connection ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Petruchius elected to charitable board of bar foundation

    SYCAMORE – Mary F. Petruchius of DeKalb, a private practice lawyer in Sycamore, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Bar Foundat ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Kids clean up city

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore children will have the opportunity to help spruce up their town before the Pumpkin Festival.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Trading ice buckets for skin ink

    DeKALB – Nicholas Misitano wanted to give something back to the community.“DeKalb has been really go ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 17, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 18, 1889The press of Chicago is nearly unanimous in urging Mayor Cregier to c ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Volunteer prize for table tennis teacher

    DeKALB – A native of Italy, Federico Bassetti started playing table tennis at the age of 9. A top-notch player, he could have turned professional but ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Artifacts in museum’s anniversary exhibit chosen by university, DeKalb community

    DeKALB – If a picture can tell a thousand words, than an object can tell a million; and the Anthropology Museum at Northern Illinois University has mo ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Dogs a rapt audience for young readers

    William Akst, 8, of Sycamore loves going to the library, and Wednesday is his favorite day to go.On ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Fruits of labor: Community gardens plants county's first community orchard

    On a chilly Saturday morning, many people choose to sleep in and keep warm.Amanda Durik of DeKalb is ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Bowling fundraiser helps programs for internationals

    SYCAMORE – A bowling fundraiser to benefit Network of Nations will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Four Seasons Sports in Sycamore ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Rochelle skydiving center offers discounted skydives for charity

    ROCHELLE – In God's Service and the Chicago Skydiving Center in Rochelle are having a skydiving party to raise funds for the Emergency Service Rescue ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Police enforcing railroad laws for rail safety week

    DeKALB – To promote railroad safety awareness and education, the DeKalb Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, Sept. 14-20.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • 'When the Game Stands Tall' author hosts DeKalb book signing

    DeKALB – Local author Neil Hayes will sign copies of his book, "When the Game Stands Tall: The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longes ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:23 pm
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