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This website, online since 1997, is dedicated to local, independent people, businesses and organizations in DeKalb County Illinois.

Home Free Returning to Egyptian Theatre in November

The Egyptian Theatre, located at 135 N. 2nd Street in Downtown DeKalb, IL, is excited to announce that Home Free, the all vocal (a...

Register Now for the TAILS Annual Mutt Strut 5K

Join the TAILS Humane society at their annual dog-friendly race celebrating man’s best friend while raising funds for the pets in their care. Please join...
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Nature Trail Restoration Underway

In the coming weeks and months, the DeKalb Park District, in conjunction with ENCAP Inc., will begin implementing the Nature Trail Restoration Plan. PHASE 1...

Harvesting Wheat and Baling Straw

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR WHEN FARMERS ARE HARVESTING WHEAT AND BALING WHEAT STRAW. FARMERS HARVEST ABOUT 4,000 ACRES OF WINTER WHEAT IN DEKALB...

Farmers’ Markets Starting!

Farmers' Markets In DeKalb County It's that time of year again! The smell of fresh veggies and fruits, the scent of cut flowers, Artisan's gifts...

Positive Mosquito Sample Reported by DeKalb County Health Department

The DeKalb County Health Department is reporting that mosquitoes collected in a trap in DeKalb have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is...

Meet Bruce Whitman – Someone you should KNOW

The second weekend in July is special to a group of young children as they go away to camp. But these camps and children...

FunME Events & Entertainment

Music at the Mansion to Feature Mr. Myers Band

On Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00 P.M. the Ellwood House Museum will welcome the Mr. Myers Band back to DeKalb for Margaritaville at the Mansion. This is the fifth installment of the seven-part Music at the Mansion summer concert series, presented by the Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb Park District,...

BaconPalooza – Swine & Wine and Skatestreet

Saturday, July 28, from 11:00AM to 4:00 PM: DeKalb County will feature two of the four basic food groups, BACON & WINE !! The big event for Kishwaukee Fest is featured on Saturday and will be Baconpalooza-Swine and Wine Fest. This event has select vendors, unique bacon food vendors,...

DeKalb County Online Welcomes Kish Fest Parade of Parades

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Nothing is more exciting for kids of ALL ages than a parade. Kish Fest Parade of Parades will feature live bands, floats, pageant queens, youth groups and more. The parade kicks off at 7:00 PM (evening parade.) Celebrating its 8th Anniversary, the parade features a unique variety of entertainment groups....

‘Music At The Mansion’ To Feature ‘Chicago Rat Pack Tribute Band’

On Wednesday, July 25 at 7:00 P.M. the Ellwood House Museum, the DeKalb Park District, FunME Events, and Kishwaukee Fest will present ‘Rat Pack at the Mansion,’ the fourth installment of the seven-part ‘Music at the Mansion’ summer concert series. The performance is open to the public and free...