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  • Students get lesson from Tooth Wizard

    In an effort to teach young DeKalb County children cavity-fighting oral health habits, the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s “Land of Smiles” prog ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Patrol Program at Tyler

    Fifth-grade students at Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb make up the school's first Patrol Program. In th back row (from left) are Hanna Stewart, Han ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions awards and presentation

    Ed Kuhn & Pete SpringmireAt the Feb. 25 Sycamore Lions Club meeting, President Pete Springmire prese ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peter Pan flies into the Egyptian Theatre

    Emma Carpenter, 13, can’t wait to fly across the stage this weekend as she plays the role of “Wendy” in the Children’s Community Theatre production of ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County educators, staff recognized

    The DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards were presented last week at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. This is the 16th year of this a ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Parables of Lent’ ongoing at St. John

    Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Church of St. John (Missouri Synod), with the theme of “Parables of Lent.” Guest pastor will be Steve Gesk ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts from Sycamore Troop 16 attend Merit Badge University

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, recently attended Merit Badge University in Elmhurst.
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Alumni Association offers trip to DC

    Northern Illinois University invites the public to explore national treasures, Amish country, historic battlefields and famous architecture on a trip ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New marketing skills for farmers market vendors

    The 2015 farmers market season almost is here.Farmer-vendors are doing final preparations so that ma ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts visit Eagle Cave

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently went camping at Eagle Cave near Blue River, Wisconsin. Eagle Cave i ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books

    Needed: Books, books, books. The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books.Your books – used books, le ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • March STEM Café explores cancer breakthroughs and barriers

    Cancer is something we hear about every day, and nearly everyone has had a family member or friend affected by it – but what exactly is it? Why have w ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Y helps people know risk for type 2 diabetes

    Tuesday, March 24, is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and the Kishwaukee Family YMCA wants residents of DeKalb County to know their risk for ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • VAC taking requests for Easter meals

    Voluntary Action Center will close Friday, April 3, for the Good Friday holiday.Meals on Wheels will ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens to manage city garden plots

    The City of DeKalb Garden Plots along Dresser Road will now be managed by DeKalb County Community Gardens. DCCG is a citizen volunteer based nonprofit ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am