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The DeKalb City Council will be having a Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place on the second floor Council Chambers in the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL. During the meeting, Police Chief Gene Lowry...
Indian Valley Theatre is very pleased to offer the annual Mimi Bryan Memorial IVT Scholarship in the amount of $250 to area students again this year. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have participated in the fine arts area, especially IVT productions, and may be interested in receiving...
The DeKalb Police P.B. & P.A. Annual Breakfast is this Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in DeKalb (1336 E Lincoln Hwy) from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. This is one of two events they host each year to help fund...
“ is like any other part of life, if you don’t change, you don’t survive,” explained Bill Lenschow, DeKalb County History Center Board Member and current farmer. This idea will be explored in the new traveling Smithsonian exhibit “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.” The DeKalb County History Center is partnering...
On April 4, 2019 at around 10:00 p.m., the Sycamore Fire Department was called to the 1300 block of Janet Street in Sycamore, IL for a reported structure fire. First arriving fire crews found heavy fire engulfing the majority of the structure and initiated...
Important information regarding City of Sycamore Outdoor Early Warning Sirens (EWS): Sirens are for outdoor warning purposes and are not meant to be heard indoors. Hearing a siren is a signal to get indoors and seek additional information. It does not mean the threat has ended when the sirens...
Sycamore Park District
The Sycamore Park District has Extended Registration until Monday, April 1 at 9 a.m. for the All Star Sports Spring Session. This is a fun and rewarding way to get little ones to get moving after a long winter. For more information and to register online, visit https://bit.ly/2CI495V.
The deadline for scheduling a Household Hazardous Waste pickup through Lakeshore Recycling Systems for April 2019 is Sunday, March 31, 2019. You can schedule a collection time by calling (815) 770-7550 or by clicking on the following link: https://www.lrsrecycles.com/household-hazardous-waste/. Landscape waste collections resume April 1, 2019 Lakeshore Recycling Systems will resume landscape...
There will be a meeting on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00 p.m. at Fanatico's, 1215 Blackhawk Drive in DeKalb, IL for anyone who lives or has lived in a Hunter Properties managed residence.This meeting is being held by the newly-formed Hunter Properties Tenant Association and will have...
Join the NIU Muslim Student Association and the Islamic Center of DeKalb in a gathering of strength, solidarity, and love on Thursday, March 28, 2019, as they honor the victims of the terror attacks that occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Unity Event will...
The Stage Coach Players are holding auditions this weekend (Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, March 23-25) for their Summer productions and their Fall Musical. Auditions will take place at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb (324 N. 3rd Street) from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m Saturday and Sunday, March 23 & 24, and...
The DeKalb Police Department will be hosting a community forum for downtown DeKalb residents. The department is seeking input from residents on proposed changes to downtown parking, including more designated overnight parking for downtown residents with the addition of Plaza DeKalb (pictured above). The meeting will be held on Tuesday,...