DeKalb Prepares for Next Round in America’s Best Communities Grant

The DeKalb community is a quarter-finalist in Frontier Communication’s “America’s Best Communities” competition!  We are 1 of only 3 communities in Illinois and 1 of 50 nationwide to become quarter-finalists. Winner of the top prize receives $3,000,000 to implement a long-term vision for community quality of life and economic vitality. With awards of $2,000,000 and $1,000,000 going to the second …

DeKalb Named Quarterfinalist in Frontier Communications’ America’s Best Communities Competition

DeKalb, Illinois has been named as one of the 50 communities from across the nation who have advanced to the quarterfinalist round of the Frontier Communications’ America’s Best Communities competition. This $10 million initiative by Frontier Communications, CoBank, Dish, and the Weather Channel is intended to stimulate economic revitalization in small towns and cities. As a quarterfinalist, DeKalb will be awarded $50,000 to further …