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  • Scouts collect food during Genoa Days parade

    The Girl Scouts Kaskaskia Service Unit (covering Genoa-Kingston-Kirkland) and Cub Scout Packs 117 (Genoa-Kingston) and 26 (Kirkland) will collect nonp ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Big Read awarded for ninth consecutive time

    The DeKalb Public Library has once again received The Big Read grant of $15,000. The library, one of three organizations nationwide, received this gra ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Oak Crest 2015 King and Queen crowned

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest residents and guests enjoyed an evening of dancing and listening to the music of Jazz in Progress.
    June 9, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • St. Mary students compete in state science fair

    Five students from St. Mary School in DeKalb competed in the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Science Fair on May 2 at Southern Illinois Unive ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • 4-H members compete in public speaking contest

    Nine presentations were given at the annual DeKalb County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held May 13 at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau.
    June 9, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Genoa Library brings summer program

    The new Genoa Library provides a backstage pass to a rocking and reading summer. Adults, children, residents and nonresidents are welcome to participa ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Communiversity Gardens grow with addition of fourth site

    DeKalb County Community Gardens has added a fourth Communiversity Garden site at Northern Illinois University, part of a growing partnership with the ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Leading the way: Kirkland couple raising puppies to become guide dogs

    Jan and Steve Miller of Kirkland have no children of their own, but they have helped give birth to more than 60 puppies.
    June 9, 2015 - 2:03 pm