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  • Bowling event raises $14K for FVOAS

    The seniors, staff and directors of Fox Valley Older Adult Services were “bowled over” by the support and generosity of the many sponsors and particip ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts explore wilderness on Wis. backpacking trip

    Boy Scouts from Troop 33 in DeKalb enjoyed a backpacking trip at the Black River State Forest in Wisconsin. Scouts carried food, water, bedding, tents ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chili cook-off benefits Opportunity House

    DeKalb Harley-Davidson raised $850 for Opportunity House at its third annual Chili Cook Off on Nov. 8.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community foundation invests in vision screening

    DeKalb County Community Foundation recently presented Greater Elgin Family Care Center with a $5,000 grant, allocated for the purchase of a vision scr ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill Industries seeks volunteers for tax prep

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is seeking volunteers for its GoodTAXES program located in the Rockford regional area and in DeKalb. The Good ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am

    McKinnie completes basic training Army Pvt. DeJanel L. McKinnie has graduated from basic co ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am

    Miracles still happen To the Editor: Thanks to everyone for the support and get-well wishes for my d ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hosting Thanksgiving for the first time? Some tips

    The potatoes are wrong. The football game’s too loud. The kids aren’t dressed right. Thanksgiving can, of course, be a great joy, but with so many bel ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Deadline approaching for New Orleans trip

    Dec. 3 is the deadline for reservations for the Northern Illinois Annuitants Association trip to New Orleans and the World War II Museum, Feb. 8 throu ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Promise Fund grants available in DeKalb County

    The Promise Fund Committee is accepting grant applications until Nov. 21. The Promise Fund was established in 2001 with a charitable gift from a gener ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • YMCA offers November new member special

    This fall, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA is encouraging area residents to make a commitment to get fit before the holiday season. Through its “Discover y ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival winners

    The Sycamore Lions Club had a very successful Pumpkin Festival. The club had 1,054 entries for its Pumpkin Decorating contest. Everyone who entered th ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Winter clothing drive benefits Hope Haven

    The Foster & Buick Law Group is accepting winter clothing donations through Nov. 14. The clothing will be donated to Hope Haven.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Santa Rita Hills showcased in wine portfolio

    A sense of place is of paramount importance at Brewer-Clifton. To best showcase the Santa Rita Hills ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • VAC’s monthly meal is Sunday

    Voluntary Action Center will offer its monthly family-style dinner from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday.The me ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
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