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  • Farming heritage displayed at DeKalb County Barn Tour

    When most people envision a barn, they think of a large wooden structure in the country, painted red and inhabited by farm animals. They usually don’t ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Prairie Echoes hosts ice cream social

    Prairie Echoes A Capella Chorus invites women of all ages who like to sing to the Ice Cream Social Guest Night.  
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Ready for back to school?

    Ready for back-to-school? Before and after school programs fill up quickly.Call 4-C: Community Coord ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Adventure Works ‘ready to ride’ thanks to Kiwanis

    The Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club recently donated eight gently used bikes and brand new helmets and locks to Adventure Works.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Program matches senior citizens with companions

    Family Service Agency’s Center for Counseling and Senior Services is starting a Senior Connections program.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • KishHealth Hospice sets volunteer orientation

    KishHealth System Hospice will offer its next volunteer orientation and training class starting in September at the KishHealth System Hospice office, ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Vendors wanted for Oak Crest fest

    Art and craft vendors of all kinds are invited to participate in the fest at DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p. ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • DeKalb man wins songwriting awards

    Gary Mullis of DeKalb won first-place sponsorship in a songwriting contest in Lexington, Kentucky. Mullis entered three songs in the contest, which he ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Outstanding Citizen award

    The Ney Grange recently presented Dan Kenney an Outstanding Citizen award for his work with the DeKalb County Community Gardens, an effort that has sp ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Beth Fowler dancers take first in national competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition, which completed ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Wingshooting clinic for youth, women scheduled

    A Wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be held at Shabbona Lake State Park south of Shabbona on Aug. 15 for boys and girls ages 10 ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Ripe for the picking: Despite a wet spring, sweet corn season is finally here

    When most people say they have to get up early for work, they usually mean their commute. For sweet corn farmers, like Deb Klock of Kirkland, waking u ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:20 pm