Lion’s Park Grand Opening

The DeKalb Park District held a grand opening celebration for the newly renovated Lion’s Park on Saturday, July 22nd. Following the ribbon cutting, refreshments were served and there were a variety of games and activities such as, sand volleyball, bags competitions, horseshoe games and basketball. The new playground, trails, and council ring were also open.   The renovation of Lion’s Park was made possible through … Continue reading Lion’s Park Grand Opening

Barb City Bagels named in top 10 bagel shops in Illinois!

For those accustomed to superior bagels, finding that perfect one can be challenging. There are several terrific bagel shops scattered across Illinois, serving up fresh, homemade doughy goodness every day. Most of these shops are family-run businesses that takes pride in their delicious bagels, available in a wide variety of flavors with a wide variety of toppings. For the best, check out these 10 bagel … Continue reading Barb City Bagels named in top 10 bagel shops in Illinois!

DeKalb Library/DeKalb Kiwanis Provide Programs on Healthy Eating & Living

The DeKalb Public Library presents its next installment of the “Healthy Mind, in a Healthy Body” initiative with “Snack on THIS! Healthy Foods with Hy-Vee” for children and caregivers on Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. Hy-Vee dietician Lisa Brandt will be in the library to discuss healthy living and nutritious alternatives to unhealthy snack foods. Using youth books such as Kid’s First Cookbook by … Continue reading DeKalb Library/DeKalb Kiwanis Provide Programs on Healthy Eating & Living

Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra Receives a Superior Rating

The Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra received a Superior Rating at the IGSMA State Contest on Saturday, April 29th. They qualified for a spot at State by receiving a Division I Rating at the IGSMA District 9 Contest back in March. The ensemble performed for three judges and participated in a clinic immediately following their performance. The Chamber Orchestra is composed of 6th, 7th, and 8th … Continue reading Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra Receives a Superior Rating

DeKalb Firefighter Honored with Illinois Medal of Honor Award

May 9, 2017 in Springfield several Firefighters from the DeKalb Fire Department were honored for their exemplary work. Jared Thorp, a firefighter and paramedic with DeKalb, received the Medal of Honor Award–the highest award given by the State of Illinois to a firefighter for an act of outstanding bravery or heroism, selflessness, and personal courage. Congratulations to Jared, and to the other firefighters from DeKalb … Continue reading DeKalb Firefighter Honored with Illinois Medal of Honor Award