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  • Beauty queens to headline festival parade

    Miss Illinois 2014, Marisa Buchheit, will appear in the Kishwaukee Fest Parade of Queens on Friday, July 25, during Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County.
    June 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Kirkland alumni invited to Fourth of July open house

    KIRKLAND – The Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School ninth annual open house for alumni, former students and current and former faculty and staff will be from ...
    June 1, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Biking with Beanzie annual ride is Sunday

    Since 1999, about 6,000 bicyclists have traveled the Biking with Beanzie routes at least one, and many have ridden multiple times. The 15th annual rec ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Broshous joins Frontier team

    Frontier Communications has appointed Jason Broshous as technical supervisor for Frontier’s Belvidere area, which also includes Genoa and other surrou ...
    June 1, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Landscaping and barn salvage business open in Genoa

    GENOA – Lloyd Landscape and Old Barn Salvage was welcomed to the Genoa Area Chamber in a ribbon cutting and Business After Hours June 24.
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 2014 crop questions answered at research day

    SHABBONA – The Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center will be hosting its summer Agronomy Day on Thursday, July 10 in Shabbona. Join University of ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fall soccer registration now open

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization (KYSO) is taking registrations for fall recreational soccer through July 7 at www.kanelandyouthsoc ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Scouts provide extra hands at Relay

    SYCAMORE – Boy Scout Troop 16 of Sycamore participated in the color guard during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Relay for Life of DeKalb County on J ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Therapy dog teaches at story time

    Fred Quade brought his therapy dog, Miller, to story time at Cortland Community Library on June 26. Children read to Miller and learned the difference ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • One-room schoolhouse a window to the past

    SYCAMORE – Carole Lichty remembers the first time she returned to North Grove School.“I walked in an ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cortland Scout makes Eagle rank

    DeKALB - Alex Cohen, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, was recently presented the Eagle Scout Award, the hi ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • DeKalb band gives patriotic salute at July 4 concert

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Municipal Band will present its 2014 Salute to Veterans at 8 p.m. Friday, July 4, at the Hopkins Park Dee Palmer Band Shell. This ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Genoa bank introduces new manager

    GENOA – Heartland Bank and Trust Company announced Susan Tasche will serve as retail manager for the Genoa location.
    June 30, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Amelia Earhart presented in one-woman show

    BIG ROCK – “Never Lost: Amelia Earhart Before the Legend” will be presented at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Big Rock Community Building, Sixth and Madison in ...
    July 3, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • History scavenger hunt takes a closer look at downtown Sycamore

    SYCAMORE - Look up, look down, look all around downtown Sycamore. On Thursday, July 10, the Sycamore History Museum is sponsoring a scavenger hunt tha ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:06 pm
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