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City offering fire hydrants as paint canvas in art program

Northern Star Staff

May 17, 2019

The city is offering interested artists the opportunity to paint one of DeKalb's fire hydrants as part of it's Paint-A-Plug program, according to a press release.Started in 2018 by the Citizen's Community Enhancement Commission, the program allows individuals, groups or organizations to adopt a fire-...

Commission’s signs would welcome people to DeKalb

Assistant city manager Rudy Espiritu talked to the City Enhancement Commission Tuesday about designs and ideas for how its proposed DeKalb signs will be created and what they will include.

Alissa Jacob

February 19, 2014

The Citizens Community Enhancement Commission hopes to obtain $25,000 from the city of DeKalb or other resources, such as business sponsors, to build more signs in the city.The commission discussed its plan to create signs at each entrance of the city at its meeting Tuesday. Committee chairperson Susan...

DeKalb residents go the distance and try to measure up in local lawn contest

Linda Buhr, along with her husband Herb, were awarded with a
Yard of Distinction honor from the city of DeKalb.

Brian Belford

July 19, 2011

DeKalb | June marked the beginning of the Yards of Distinction Program in DeKalb, an annual city-wide beautification project that recognizes the work residents put into their yards every summer.The program was started by the Citizens Community Enhancement Commission (CCEC) in an effort to further enha...