DeKalb’s America’s Best Communities Team Plans Town Hall Meeting

  DeKalb, Illinois (March 10, 2016) – The volunteer group Proudly DeKalb, Inc. invites the public to a town hall meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb.  This event is free and open to the public; doors open at 6:30 PM. Local ABC team members will provide an overview of the America’s Best Communities competition … Continue reading DeKalb’s America’s Best Communities Team Plans Town Hall Meeting

The DeKalb County Community Foundation Shows Their Pride for DeKalb

The DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors and staff are #ProudlyDeKalb!  In their latest quarterly meeting, held at Barb City Manor in DeKalb, they took the opportunity to get an update on the America’s Best Communities proposal and wanted to express their congratulations and support to DeKalb. The Community Foundation is a non-profit organization with the vision of being a philanthropic leader in partnership … Continue reading The DeKalb County Community Foundation Shows Their Pride for DeKalb

NIU: Baker Report

Working together for best community outcomes When Illinois Gov. John Peter Altgeld approved funding in the spring of 1895 to open two new “normal schools” to prepare teachers in northern and eastern Illinois, many cities in our region engaged in a spirited competition to win those prizes. Loyal residents of DeKalb, like their counterparts in Dixon, Freeport, Fulton, Oregon, Polo and Rockford, banded together to … Continue reading NIU: Baker Report

DeKalb Advances in $10 Million America’s Best Communities Competition

DeKalb is one of just 15 communities nationwide to make competition’s semifinals, with an opportunity to win up to $3 million Sponsored by Frontier Communications, DISH Network, CoBank and The Weather Channel, America’s Best Communities is investing in new solutions to revitalize rural America DEKALB, IL., Jan. 13, 2016 – DeKalb, Illinois will have the opportunity to continue its journey toward winning the top prize … Continue reading DeKalb Advances in $10 Million America’s Best Communities Competition