• DeKalb County News Briefs

    DeKalb County News Briefs

    STATE Trees linked to Johnny Appleseed to take root for bicentennial An apple tree with historic roots is being offered to all counties of Illinois in honor of the state’s approaching…

  • DeKalb County Calendar of Events

    DeKalb County Calendar of Events

    Aug. 24 DeKalb Farmers Market 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Van Buer Plaza, the corner of north Second and Locust streets, DeKalb Free The DeKalb Farmers Market features more than 30 vendors offering…

  • DeKalb County News Briefs

    DeKalb County News Briefs

    STATE 16-year-olds can be organ donors A new state law allows 16- and 17-year-olds to join the statewide registry for organ and tissue donations. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the law last…

STATE NEWS

Solar eclipse amazes viewers of all ages at SIUE

All eyes, protected by approved glasses, were to the sky at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Monday, Aug. 21 as thousands gathered to watch the remarkable solar eclipse….

Illinois kicks off bicentennial events this month

A 100 Day Countdown to the 2017-18 Illinois Bicentennial Celebration will kick off Aug. 26 ‒ Illinois Constitution Day — at the site of the state’s first capital: Kaskaskia Island…

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