On December 2, the United States Postal Service issued a "Healing PTSD" semipostal stamp that will raise money to be used by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for the National Center for PTSD. With this semipostal stamp, the U.S. Postal Service will raise funds to help treat those impacted by...
The DeKalb County area has four local teams in the Illinois High School Football playoffs. Hiawatha (Kirkland), Geona-Kingston, Sycamore and Kaneland (Maple Park) schools won their opening round one game and have moved on to round two. Winners of round two move to the Quarterfinals.
The DeKalb County Convention and Vistors Bureau (CVB) has a new home to serve guests and visitors in DeKalb County. After three days of packing and moving the CVB has a new address. The new offices are located inside the DeKalb County Outreach Building located on North...
At the Monday evening meeting of the DeKalb City Council, 1st Ward Councilmember Carolyn Morris made major recommendations to the pending Marijuana rulings that had been proposed for the City. In addition to the Medical Marijuana current proposal for the DeKalb area, Morris asked the Council to remove any...
BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival The 28th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival rings in the 2019 holiday season with two days of free, family-friendly activities in Chicago. The celebration culminates in an evening tree-lighting...
The forecast for the rest of this week is declining temperatures and damp, and maybe even snowflakes by the end of the week. It doesn’t matter if you hate the chilly weather or embrace it, winter is quickly approaching. Winter is just around the corner and it is time...
On October 28th Americans most celebrate National Chocolate Day (some celebrate all year long). Chocolate Day is a special day dedicated to all things chocolate. The way to observe the day is by treating yourself to one of the many chocolate delicacies available - food or beverage. Whether it be a chocolate cocktail, candy bar,...
The DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission approved a location plan for a potential Medical Marijuana dispensary in the City of DeKalb on Wednesday evening. The location was approved and is now waiting for final approval from the State of Illinois to approve the license.  This request came...
The 1985 National Champions Chicago Bears created more great players as well as championship members at any time in Bears' history. On Tuesday evening the NFL Chicago Bear Hall of Fame (2002) Dan Hampton visited Smith-Dahlquist company in Sycamore to sign autographs and take photos. The 'Daniminal'...
The DeKalb County Housing Authorityannounced that effective Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 8:00 AM the Housing Authority of the County of DeKalb will officially close the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Waiting List The Housing Authority anticipates re-opening the waiting list during 2020. No date has been selected at...
If you notice a trick-or-treater carrying a blue pumpkin bucket this year, it may convey a message beyond the color of the bucket. The Blue Buckets have a special meaning to those that may visit on Halloween (or whatever time allotted for the different communities).  For some, it is a subtle way...
Lincoln Towers Apartments in DeKalb continues to have problems. This past weekend one of the elevators stopped working, a continuation of problems from last August when the State Fire Marshall spent two weeks at the location dealing with elevators and their working ability.