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Schnucks to cease tobacco sales

By Hunter Weston | October 14, 2019

DeKALB — Smokers in DeKalb who get their tobacco from Schnucks will have to shop elsewhere in the new year. Schnucks will stop selling tobacco products effective Jan. 1, according to an Oct. 3 press briefing. Schnucks will end the sale of all tobacco...

Construction on the Kishwaukee-Kiwanis bike path that will connect the Prarie Park path with the path on campus near East Lagoon is projected to begin in May. This connection will be made in the area circled on the map.

Trail to connect community

By Morgan Fink | January 19, 2017

­DeKALB — The construction of the Kishwaukee-Kiwanis bike path is projected to be completed by the end of 2017 with construction proposed to start in May, said City Engineer John Laskowski.“This is a missing link that is critical to getting the South...

Local businesses fail tobacco checks

By Northern Star Staff | October 24, 2013

Two local businesses failed tobacco compliance checks Tuesday.Schnucks, 975 S. Annie Glidden Road, and Huskies Tobacco, 1023 W. Hillcrest, were found to be in violation of the law by selling tobacco to a minor, according to DeKalb Police. Twenty-eight...

Organic produce worth an extra buck

By James Casey | August 29, 2013

It is not necessary to spend a lot of money to adopt a smart and healthy diet.There are some instances where spending a little more right now may go a long way toward not only your future health, but also feeling good immediately. I consider myself quite...

Schnucks to host Student Night

By Northern Star Staff | August 29, 2012

Schnucks, 975 S. Annie Glidden Road, will host its annual Student Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Everyone is invited to attend. “It’s a very energetic, fun-filled night for families and people of all ages,” said Shnucks seafood manager Laurie...

Bookcase Project aims to get needy children reading

By Shelby Devitt | November 29, 2011

A community project to promote literacy in the homes of low-income preschoolers will launch this winter.John Rey, chairperson for the DeKalb/Sycamore Bookcase Project, read about a program in Conway, Ark. called Bookcase for Every Child. Through this...

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