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  • Spreading their wings: Eight boys from Sycamore troop become Eagle Scouts

    SYCAMORE – When high school students Cole Moon and his older brother Collin Moon moved to Sycamore from Rockford, they were looking for a way to make ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Sycamore Library collection

    Angela S., a sixth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, is displaying her nutcracker collection for the month of August in the Sycamore Public Library. C ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Six awarded Nesbitt scholarships

    Six scholarship grants totaling $45,000 have been awarded by the Nesbitt Medical Student Foundation for the 2015-2016 award year. The recipients are L ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Farm Bureau receives grant

    Bill Davey, president – North Operations of First State Bank in DeKalb, presents Mariam Wassmann, foundation administrator, a $1,000 check for the DeK ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds donates to relief funds

    Dorothy's Diamonds of Creston traveled to New York City this year and as a result Dorothy Lockard is paying it forward to some much-needed nonprofit g ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Athena nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Blumen Gardens donates to DCCG

    Blumen Gardens recently presented a check to Moria Nagy, DeKalb County Community Gardens co-president. The check was a contribution from Blumen Garden ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Little Lambs ready for fall classes

    Little Lambs Preschool of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, is gearing up for fall classes. There are limited openings for classes ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by the Federated Church in Sycamore, attends summer camp every year. This year 34 scouts and 14 adults attended ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Sycamore lending special boxes for emergency entrance

    DeKALB – The Sycamore Fire Department is lending out special equipment to residents with disabilities and medical conditions, for easier home access i ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus welcomes new director

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus in its 40th season will welcome a new artistic director to the podium, and invites new members.  
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Hope Haven executive director honored for service

    Lesly Wicks, executive director of Hope Haven Homeless Shelter, was recently honored with a proclamation from the DeKalb Township Board of Trustees fo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Klein is Oak Crest Good Samaritan

    Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center named Ronald Klein its 2015 Good Samaritan.Since 1977, it ha ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Heartland Bancorp to purchase American Midwest in cash sale

    DeKALB – Heartland Bank and Trust Co. is widening its footprint in the DeKalb area.The Bloomington-b ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Steering clear: Dragon boat team takes second in national competition

    Some women wear the pants in the relationship, but Ashley Wygant of Genoa is the type that steers the boat.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:47 am