Sauk Valley Media is accepting vendor booths for the 2022 Sauk Valley Bridal Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at Northland Mall, located on Route 2 in Sterling.

DeKalb Chamber of Commerce staff, ambassadors and board members, along with community members recently congratulated Taki’s To-Go on its new location and welcomed the restaurant to the chamber.

For many workers in industries such as hospitality, nonprofit and emergency service, remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has never been an option. That makes staffing all the more challenging amid the current viral surge. “If one of our personnel tests positive, we put them off for 10 days,” said Bart Gilmore, deputy chief of training for the DeKalb Fire Department.