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Ellwood House Museum Appoints New Operations Manager

Executive Director Brian Reis of the Ellwood House Museum has announced the appointment of a new Operations Director. Ethan Peterman will join the...

Music at the Mansion Returns in 2020

The Ellwood Association and the DeKalb Park District are proud to announce the return of the very successful Music at the Mansion-Music...

Ward 5 Meeting Scheduled for February 29, 2020

The public is invited to a Fifth Ward meeting with Alderman Scott McAdams to discuss concerns or issues within DeKalb.

Mark Tuttle elected new IFB Director

DeKalb County Farm Bureau President Mark Tuttle was elected as the new Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Director representing District 1 during the...

Barn Tour Offers a Day in the Country

Seven barns open to visitors in southern DeKalb County The annual DeKalb County Barn Tour is shaping up to be an actionpacked, fun-filled day in...

The Heart-Mind Connection

Cardiovascular disease closely linked to depression  Source: Northwestern Medicine The mind and body are strongly...

Heart Failure Deaths Rising in Younger Adults

Study Uncovers Cause of Alarming Trend This article was originally published by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine News...

Illinois Known as Most Corrupt of All States

Year in and year out Illinois has been the main topic of corruption among various state political leaders and organizations. As if Illinois’...

Pumpkin-Hazelnut Tea Cake

Now that pumpkins are in season, roast a small pie pumpkin and puree the flesh in a blender or food processor for this loaf...

Self-Defense & Situational Awareness Class for Women

Jeff Keicher, 70th District State Representative has announced a special self-defense for young ladies and women. If you or anyone you know...