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Customer didn’t know what had happened to them A keen eyed donation attendant at the Goodwill Northern Illinois Machesney Park location spotted something unusual this past fall and turned it in to his supervisor. That something turned out to be $10,000 worth of uncirculated silver coins hidden in a hollow...
Register below to update your residence to DeKalb County! Early voting has started, the primary is March 20th! DeKalb County is currently conducting Early Voting in Sycamore, including on Monday, Feb. 19 (Presidents' Day). For all Early/Grace Period Voting Locations, Dates and Times, please refer to the following schedules: March 2018...
The AMC Market Square 10 Theater at 2160 Sycamore Road in DeKalb behind Wal-mart and Best Buy will have a special one-time showing of the documentary, Equal Means Equal. The showing will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22. To make this documentary possible, there is a deadline...
It’s Valentine’s Day season and love is in the air again! And while the weather outside may be cold and blustery, loving memories make us feel warm and fuzzy. The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb wants to hear your theatre love stories. Did you have your first date at...
DeKalb residents are encouraged to participate in an online questionnaire that will help the City evaluate refuse, recycling, and yard waste services. The City’s current contract with Waste Management expires on August 31, 2018. The City plans to solicit proposals for the new contract later this year. The services requested...
With the forecast of deep measurable snow, the DeKalb Fire Department is asking residents to help make fire hydrants accessible after each snowfall. Critical time is lost during an emergency when fire crews must locate and make usable a fire hydrant buried in snow. Life and Property could be...
Due to the Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service, Northwestern Medicine is announcing the following programs and KishHealth Physician Group (KPG) medical offices will be closed on Friday, February 9: Cardiac Rehab at Kishwaukee Hospital and Valley West Hospital The Sleep Lab at Kishwaukee Hospital and...
Introducing the Sandwich Fair Association Fund, a new agency fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This new fund provides a way for people and organizations to give back in support of the Sandwich Fair Association. Donations received will support the mission of the Sandwich Fair Association, Inc. Started in...
Today at a press conference at the state Capitol, the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) was joined by lawmakers to outline strategies for proactively responding to a future of work that will demand advanced skills and training. These strategies are embedded within the newly released Strategic Plan for Adult...
Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois has now opened registration for their transformative program, Girls on the Run for the 2018 year. A recent independent study provides compelling evidence that Girls on the Run is highly effective at driving transformative and lasting change in the lives of third to...
The DeKalb Township Supervisor’s office is distributing applications for the Township Officials of Illinois (TOI) annual scholarship. This year TOI will award seven (7) $1500.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. TOI has been awarding the scholarships since 1989 and during that time has granted $297,000 aid to 179...
Nonprofit registration is now open for Give DeKalb County 2018. This 24-hour fundraising event will be held on May 3, 2018. During this giving day, donors can support nonprofit organizations by making donations online or in-person at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Give DeKalb County is coordinated by the DeKalb...