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  • Rabid bat found in DeKalb home

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department confirms its first rabid bat of the year was found Aug. 19 in a home in DeKalb.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and tur ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Celebration Chorale seeking new singers

    Calling all singers! The Celebration Chorale will begin practices for the Christmas Cantata, “Christmas is Coming, Sing for Joy.”
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb calls for resident input on sustainability plan

    DeKALB – The City of DeKalb Citizen Environmental Commission is seeking public input on its proposed Sustainability Plan for the city.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local pilots soar over DeKalb at Young Eagles rally

    DeKalb Mayor John Rey takes a flight around DeKalb in a Light Sport aircraft piloted by Chris Sziuba of the local Experimental Aircraft Association ch ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tyler students return to school after major renovation

    DeKALB – Andria Mitchell, the principal of Tyler Elementary School, 1021 Alden Circle in DeKalb, is excited for the first day of school.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Waller to be sworn in as a circuit judge

    Judge Bradley J. Waller will be sworn in as a resident circuit judge for DeKalb County at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in the DeKalb County Courthouse.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fee parking, garage sale fundraisers during Corn Fest

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Kiwanis will offer paid parking and a rummage sale Friday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31, during Corn Fest in downtown DeKalb.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corn Fest street and parking lot closures

    DeKALB – Corn Fest will take place in downtown DeKalb from Friday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31. According to festival chair Lisa Angel, downtown p ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Hunter safety course set for next month

    DeKALB – DeKalb Police Department and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are sponsoring a 10-hour hunter safety education training course next m ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Hospice trains volunteers orientation and training

    DeKALB – KishHealth System Hospice will offer its next Volunteer Orientation and Training class Sept. 8 through Oct. 14, at the KishHealth System Hosp ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Grant buys equipment trailer for DeKalb Scout troop

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 of DeKalb received a $2,750 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to assist with the purchase of a new equipme ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Monsanto employees distribute grants

    WATERMAN – Since 2010, the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA) has been preserving and sharing the history of agriculture and its in ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Sycamore urges residents to sign up for alert system

    SYCAMORE – A CodeRED emergency notification system will soon be implemented in Sycamore.CodeRED allo ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Blood bank seeks donors amid shortage

    DeKALB – For the past 10 years, DeKalb resident Danny Wells has donated a pint of blood every eight weeks in hopes that someone will do the same for h ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:28 am
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