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  • Kickapoo River campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently enjoyed a canoe campout weekend on the Kickapoo River in Wisconsin. ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Artists on State showcased

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting to showcase the beautiful artwork by Artists on State at Grassroots Juicery & Café. Ar ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • DeKalb County voters to receive new information cards after precinct consolidation

    DeKALB – Voters will receive new voter information cards in the mail throughout the summer, likely with a new precinct number, DeKalb County Clerk Dou ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Enrollment underway at Montessori

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning in DeKalb is holding open enrollment for the summer and fall terms.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Electronics recycling canceled this month

    Because of the Fourth of July holiday falling on the first Saturday of July, the Electronic Recycling Collection in DeKalb has been canceled for July.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Syverson visits Genoa

    The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Sen. Dave Syverson to the Genoa Veteran’s Home on June 18. The senator visited the chamber’s monthly membe ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Two DeKalb County nonprofits receive $15,000 in grants

    The Sycamore Fire Department and Salem Food Pantry were both selected by employees from the Ashton Soybean Production Monsanto Site and Waterman Monsa ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Fairy Tale: Cinderella visits library party for little princesses

    DeKALB – On June 22, Kadence Smith, 6, was a princess for the day.Smith was one of 25 girls, ages 6 ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Red, white and barbecue: Celebrating Independence Day over an open flame

    For some people, barbecuing is a summer pastime. For others, like Ron Sax of Genoa, it’s more than a hobby. It’s a passion.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Joiner Cemetery cleanup

    In the few weeks before Memorial Day, Boy Scouts from Troop 40 in Sycamore cleaned up the Joiner Cemetery. Armed with lawn mowers, rakes and weed trim ...
    June 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Eight seniors receive Centennial Service Awards

    Resource Bank has named the recipients of the 2015 Centennial Service Award.Each of the top eight st ...
    June 29, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Zoberis to display work at The Art Box

    “By Land and By Sea,” new and recent paintings by local artist David Zoberis Sr., will be on display at The Art Box from June 28 to July 25. The openi ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Kishwaukee College offering discount GED exams

    Kishwaukee College is offering those taking the GED for the first time a discounted rate on their first subject during the summer months.
    June 23, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Boulos Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $101,925 in scholarships has been awarded by the Chris and Katherine Boulos Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarships, adm ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Wally Thurow 'Mr. Pumpkin' Scholarship

    Through the efforts of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, two groups – Mr. Pumpkin’s Carvers Club and the Wally Thurow Tribute Committee – combin ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:16 pm