Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7 each year and is a time for Americans to pause to remember and honor the brave men and women who were either wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives....
DeKALB – DeKalb Taylor Airport was alive Tuesday afternoon with activities as U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger piloted his vintage 1970s-era Mooney M201 aircraft to meet DeKalb city officials, Northern Illinois University representatives and select media people. The visit to DeKalb was part of a four city visit that...
In recent reports on social media, several people have made a variety of claims regarding the fire on Friday, July 27 of St. Albans Greens in Sycamore.  According to the Sycamore Fire Department this is an ongoing investigation and details will be released soon. There have been reports...
Local residents with questions or concerns on issues impacting the State of Illinois are invited to attend an upcoming coffee hosted by State Representative Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, who announced his “Java with Jeff” Summer Listening Tour will include a stop in Genoa from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on...
While you are shopping for fresh produce from so many local vendors, you can be entertained by live music brought to you by the Egyptian Theatre. Just across the street live music will be played every Thursday, all summer long! This series of entertainment is free...
On April 2, 2019 the Consolidated election will occur, affecting the various communities in DeKalb County. There are a variety of races that have drawn significant attention, including the Mayor's race in Shabbona and the School Board race in DeKalb. With that said, there are other races in the...
The theme of this year’s National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week (February 16-23) was “Just One.” Keeping with the theme, the DeKalb County Farm Bureau asked each DeKalb County FFA chapter to share “Just One” of their programs which may be new, unique, or traditional for their FFA. Grain...
Whether you want to dance, catch a live performance, enjoy outdoor activities, or support a local non-profit organization, we've got a full line-up of events for you to enjoy around DeKalb County and beyond during this Valentine's Day season. * Click on event names for more information and to buy...
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Mayor Jerry Smith has announced that applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services Program are now available to agencies for the 2019 Program Year. CDBG funding is federal community development assistance dollars provided annually to the City by the United States Department of Housing and Urban...
We are proud to announce that Adventure Works has been awarded a Community Needs Grant by the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The grant, valued at $15,750, will fund the continued development of Adventure Works’ Outdoor Therapy space. Through the DCCF Community Needs Grants program, over $25 million has been awarded...
Opening Soon! Indian Valley Theatre presents “Money Matters.” Indian Valley Theatre is currently in rehearsal for its next production: “Money Matters,” directed by Christine Johnson and written by Michael and Susan Parker with rights by Samuel French. The Crime…The late Mr. Hammond spent twenty years printing $20 bills on a printing...
Malta native and former professional basketball player, Justin Allen, will be in town to conduct a one-day basketball and life skills camp in Sycamore on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The camp will include two sessions: 5th - 8th graders from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. and 9th - 12th graders from 12...