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  • Giving Tree helps area’s needy seniors

    The Family Service Agency Senior Giving Tree has become an annual community project that benefits seniors who are lonely and in need. Ornaments of nee ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gardener gift guide: Gifts that bring comfort

    A short list of items most gardeners will appreciate might come in handy this holiday season, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture edu ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS beats Giving Tuesday goal

    DeKALB — DeKalb’s TAILS Humane Society exceeded its goal by raising almost $7,000 on Tuesday as part of a statewide effort to raise money for local no ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Book tells stories of trials and triumphs

    SYCAMORE – “Through the Fires,” a new book with a Sycamore connection, tells the story of a CEO who overcomes family adversity and financial catastrop ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keep fire hydrants clear of snow

    Throughout the winter season, keep in mind the safety of your and your neighbors’ homes.Although the ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Park District hires new parks superintendent

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District has hired a new superintendent of parks and development. Mat Emken started with the district on Dec. 1.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • CSA talent scholarship deadline nears

    The NIU Community School of the Arts awards six talent scholarships each year. Students currently registered for music lessons or who are in an ensemb ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant helps health department with education outreach

    The DeKalb County Health received a $1,555 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The funding allows the health department to purchase edu ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Midwest Museum receives grant for accessibility

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received a grant from the 2014 DeKalb County Community Foundation Community Needs Grant fund to improve its acce ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keep these things in mind to choose the perfect tree

    Selecting the “perfect” Christmas tree this holiday season is simply a matter of following a few steps.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • An hour spent in blood donation could be a lifesaver

    Heartland Blood Centers, an independent not-for-profit blood center serving 59 hospitals in a 12-county region in Illinois and Indiana, asks healthy m ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant to restore antique fire truck

    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Walk & Roll fundraiser raises $1,000 for VAC

    DeKALB – Creative Therapeutics and Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists recently presented a donation check to the Voluntary Action Center of D ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Winter parking rules in effect

    DeKALB – The City of DeKalb’s Department of Public Works reminds residents that seasonal parking restrictions began Monday, Dec. 1, and are in effect ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Library receives computer grant

    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
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