The inaugural DeKalb County Culture Celebration took place at Hopkins Park in DeKalb Saturday, showcasing local talent and performers from a variety of backgrounds, free food and exploratory booths to learn more about community and celebrate the things that make DeKalb County what it is. The event was put on by members of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Development Academy.

Images from the 51st Eddington Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday September 18, 2021 in Elburn at Kaneland High School.

Demolition began Monday of the site of the former City of DeKalb government offices, the DeKalb Municipal Building at 200 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb. The site was sold to DeKalb-based Pappas Development and will soon be the home of a new residential rental complex called Johann Executive Suites.

City of Sycamore officials marked the 20th anniversary since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Sycamore Fire Chief Pete Polarek, the Sycamore firefighter's Honor Guard, officers from the DeKalb Police Department and Sycamore Mayor Steve Braser, among others, gave remarks during a ceremony Sept. 11, 2021 at Sycamore Park.