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National Walking Day – April 1 (No Fooling)

National Walking Day is celebrated on April 1st and this day encourages Americans of all ages to get out of the house and stretch their legs and get...

National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day – March 29

With the current 'stay home' and 'social distance', a large group of local small business owners is facing a challenging time. National Mom...

DeKalb Police Update: Stay at Home and Stay Safe

With the sweeping stay-at-home order in effect across the country to halt the spread of coronavirus, local police are adjusting and adapting their SOP...

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...

Faces of MS – Patient Stories

Source: Northwestern Medicine Stories of Strength — and Advocacy Fear of the unknown and the...

What’s Disrupting Your Sleep?

Source: Northwestern Medicine - Health Beat You may not think much about sleep until you’re not getting enough...

IRS Update: Payment Deadline Extended

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service has announced they are providing a special payment relief program to individuals and businesses...

National Chili Day – February 27, 2020

National Chili Day on the fourth Thursday in February honors one of America’s favorite winter dishes–chili. Chili is...

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...