Sheriff’s Office Holds 27th Citizens Police Academy

New DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Sullivan announces the 27th Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy will be held in 2022. The Sheriff’s Office and the DeKalb County Farm Bureau have sponsored the Academy since its inception in 1996. The Academy is scheduled to begin Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 and will conclude with a graduation more

Upcoming Prime Timer Programs & Trips

Enjoy these Prime Timer programs and trips. DeKalb Brass Quintet: "An American Salute" The DeKalb Brass Quintet will entertain Farm Bureau Prime Timers with “An American Salute” on Monday, Nov. 1. The Brass Quintet consists of Mark Baldin and Dave Murray, trumpets; Mark Robinson, French horn; Deb Shofner, tuba; and John D. Smith, more

Prime Timers Programs & Trips

Prime Timers returns this fall! PROGRAMS Truman's Ridge Performs in September Back by popular demand, Truman’s Ridge offers an exciting blend of bluegrass music, a bit of folk, a hint of jazz and a touch of swing music for Farm Bureau Prime Timers.The Truman’s Ridge Band features Steven Sarver on guitar; Bruce Wallace more

Prime Timers Return to Farm Bureau!

Farm Bureau welcomes Prime Timers back after over a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic. The last Prime Timers event was held in March 2020, so returning to Farm Bureau in person is long overdue!The first returning Prime Timers luncheon and program is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 13 featuring the more

SILO – A Film About Grain Entrapment

Thursday, Sept. 16, 20214 p.m. & 7 p.m. Shows (Movie length 70 minutes)DeKalb County Farm Bureau Theater1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore There will be two seatings for dinner, 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Auditorium. Call DeKalb County Farm Bureau for reservations and indicate show times, 815-756-6361, or register more

DeKalb County Barn Tour is back for August

Southern DeKalb County Barn Doors Open for Tour After a year hiatus because of the COVID-19 virus, the organizers are more than happy to announce that the DeKalb County Barn Tour is back for 2021.This year's tour will be held in the southeastern part of DeKalb County in Somonauk and Sandwich more

Country Thoughts – Post Pandemic Get-Togethers

As homeowners look forward to hosting post pandemic get-togethers, it’s important to ensure your home is physically safe for guests. Here are some tips to ensure your home is in top shape and free of hazards for your post pandemic birthday party, backyard BBQ or garage sale on your property.• Clean more

Waterman Tractor Show Coming in July

The Waterman Lions Club will be holding their 21st annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show on Saturday, July 17 at Waterman Lions Park in Waterman. The event provides a welcoming family oriented and homecoming atmosphere mixed with all kinds of activities and events.The day starts with a Farmers Breakfast more

DeKalb County Barn Tour

Mark your calendar for the DeKalb County Barn Tour on Saturday, Aug. 14 and get ready to travel to the southeastern part of the county. This year’s six barns, which are open for tours, are located in Somonauk and Sandwich townships. Tickets for the self-guided tour are $25 per vehicle and available more

DeKalb County 4-H Fair Returns

The county 4-H fair returns to normal after a year of virtual shows. Last year the DeKalb County 4-H Fair was held virtually with members submitting photos or videos of their projects. Naturally, the lack of in-person shows prompted a reduction in participation by members. “We hope that getting back to normal more