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!
Hello, my name is Frank Gallegos and I have been living in DeKalb, IL for the past three years. I recently completed my third year at Northern Illinois University (NIU) and I am looking forward to starting my fourth year at NIU. I am a proud first generation Latino student from Mexican descent who grew up in Blue Island, IL. I am fortunate to be … Continue reading #ProudlyDeKalb Welcomes NIU Intern
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
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
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
The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Northern Illinois University (NIU) are proud to be hosting the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) State Wrestling Finals for its 19th year. The estimated impact of the event for our area is $255,000. 450 hotel room nights have been booked for the event. Restaurants and shops can expect to see an increase in traffic and an economic … Continue reading DeKalb Welcomes IESA State Wrestling Finals
Can you spot the #ProudlyDeKalb cameo in the new Northern Illinois University video? Continue reading NIU Launches New Video “Your Future. Our Focus”