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  • IN UNIFORM

    Clukey graduates from trainingKevin Clukey, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Northe ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • 'Ralph's World' visits local libraries

    Ralph Covert – indie rocker, songwriter, playwright, and children’s book author – has taken the same high-energy and super-melodic sense that he devel ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • TAILS receives $3,750 grant

    In addition to caring for thousands of animals each year, the TAILS Humane Society offers several different programs to enrich the lives of DeKalb are ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • 'The Second City' brings new comedy show to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for The Second City's return to the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center on Sept. 11
    July 21, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • DeKalb Education Foundation awards $43k in grants

    DeKALB – Thanks to the generosity of the DeKalb community, the DeKalb Education Foundation recently completed a successful 26th year of raising funds ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Paintings by NIU professor, art teacher displayed at The Art Box

    “From the Estate of Larry Schlam,” paintings by Northern Illinois University School of Art professor emeritus and local artist, Charlotte Rollman, wil ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Fair play: Pay-It-Forward House holds annual 'friend-raiser'

    SYCAMORE – Pay-It-Forward House’s fundraiser, Meet Me at the Fair, was held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 18.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Chutes and ladders: DeKalb Park District upgrades playgrounds

    Ten-year-old Jared Trejo loves playing on the playground at Garden of Eden Park, 1343 Adam’s Way, near his home in DeKalb.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Daisy Scouts create wildlife habitat

    Troop 777 Daisy Scouts from Cortland were studying animals this year and one of the things they wanted to use their cookie sales money for was to crea ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Armstrong returns to Waterman Lions Show

    The Waterman Lions Club will welcome the return of Max Armstrong, “the voice of American agriculture,” and Mark Tuttle, president of DeKalb County Far ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Next Thrive Farmers Market set for Saturday

    The second of four monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will be held on the front lawn at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road in DeKalb, on Saturday ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals

    KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals for $35. Sports physicals are good for one calendar year, so a record of a current physical ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Barn Tour will feature eight locations

    The DeKalb County Barn Tour, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8, is shaping up to be an action-packed, fun-filled day, all centered around a one-day driving ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Extension offers class on safe canning

    Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowled ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Seniors have new computer lab thanks to Rotary

    The Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club recently donated funding to the Senior Services program of DeKalb County for the purchase of a computer lab at the ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am