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  • Toys for Tots collection ends Dec. 13

    DeKALB – The success of a Toys for Tots campaign depends on the support of the local community, as anything donated in a community stays within the co ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local teachers receive grants

    In October, U.S. Cellular told 29 teachers in northern Illinois, including teachers at Huntley Middle School in DeKalb and Hiawatha Elementary School ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Food drive for seniors to continue at Lehans

    The DeKalb County community came together to help Comfort Keepers collect food through its Feed Seniors Now food drive for local seniors in need durin ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanksgiving tips: A holiday feast without all the fat

    Many American holidays have a food tradition, but none make it the centerpiece more than Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Veterans honored at North Grove

    SYCAMORE – North Grove Elementary School in Sycamore celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Students invited veterans they know to a breakfast and assemb ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant will take teachers on Phillippine work study

    DeKALB – Cultural anthropologist and Northern Illinois University Presidential Engagement Professor Susan Russell is no stranger to building bridges b ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers needed for low-income tax help

    DeKALB – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program in DeKalb.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Engineering club boasts new air drone

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School Engineering Club received a grant from 3M Corporation to fund a UAV Drone Project at Sycamore High School.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community comes together to celebrate drug and alcohol abuse prevention

    More than 100 community members came together on Oct. 21 to celebrate drug and alcohol prevention efforts in DeKalb County during the DeKalb County Pa ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cooking potatoes twice results in a creamier mashed potato

    KEC Mashed PotatoesBy cooking out the water moisture, there is a lot more starch ready to absorb the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Library launches winter reading club events

    DeKALB - Why wait until summer to join a reading club? The DeKalb Public Library is starting a brand new Winter Reading Club for children beginning Mo ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb leaf collection coming to a close

    DeKALB - The City of DeKalb’s Department of Public Works Loose Leaf Collection Program ends Wednesday, Nov. 26. No further collections will be made af ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • YMCA participates in Giving Tuesday

    SYCAMORE - The Kishwaukee Family YMCA has joined #GivingTuesday, a national movement to encourage philanthropic activities that support nonprofit orga ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Math texts available for parent review

    DeKALB - DeKalb elementary schools are purchasing new textbooks for math instruction grades K-5. After extensive review, the committee has chosen My M ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Firefighters urge community to ‘keep the wreath red’

    The Sycamore Fire Department announces this years’ annual presentation of the “Red Wreath Program.” The Sycamore Red Wreath Program began in 1997, as ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
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