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The Genoa-Kingston School District 424 school board has appointed its next superintendent following the departure of his predecessor over the summer.
The Genoa Lions Club recently awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award to Lion Todd Merritt.
Genoa got a little more magical Friday with the arrival of Santa Claus himself, who helped celebrate the season downtown, greet children and participate in the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Jingle Bell Parade.
Local Scene in DeKalb County: Santa parades, Merry Market, ‘The Nutcracker,’ choral concert and more
Santa Claus, the larger than life gift giver and spreader of holiday cheer, is coming to several DeKalb County communities this week to help children and their families prepare for the holiday season.
Opinion | Celebrate the season in Genoa: Join us for a free Thanksgiving meal offered Thursday at the Genoa Veterans Home, or our Jingle Bell Parade with Santa Dec. 1, writes Krissy Johnson of the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society Museum will host its annual meeting Monday for patrons to learn more about the museum.
Jim Kush said he’s not a musician. He can’t read music. But three or four times a year, he sings the national anthem at Genoa-Kingston sporting events. That, he said, is how much he loves his country.
Genoa-Kingston paramedics and parents of newborn Eleanor Lee Altepeter-Knotts are celebrating good health and happiness after emergency responders helped Eleanor come into the world unexpectedly fast in the back of an ambulance.
Genoa-Kingston firefighters and paramedics fell back on their training as they successfully delivered Eleanor Lee Altepeter-Knotts in the ambulance along the side of the road Sept. 29 when they realized they weren’t going to make it to the hospital in time. The baby and family visited the fire department Thursday to say thank you.
The Genoa-Kingston High School drama department is set to open its fall play, “One Stoplight Town,” directed by Jon Fromi, on Friday.
The Genoa Lions recently sold more than 400 mums during its annual mums fundraiser.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the Genoa Harvest Festival Friday and Saturday, the Discover 4-H Festival in Sycamore Sunday, Back Alley Market in DeKalb Saturday and more.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the annual Fall Crawl in Genoa Saturday, Tails Humane Society's Mutt Strutt in DeKalb, the first Art in the Park in Sycamore, NIU's STEM Fest and more.
The weather is cooling, crisp air lingers and the sounds and tastes of fall are in the air, just in time for the 3rd annual Fall Crawl in Genoa Saturday.