#ProudlyDeKalb Welcomes New Team Member!

Looking to increase community interaction, the Proudly DeKalb team is excited to bring Colton Mang, a Senior Marketing & Sales student at Northern Illinois, aboard to serve as a digital marketing intern! If you were at the Back to School Bash or The First National Challenge events earlier this year, you may have seen Colton and his professional fraternity members, …

Barb City Bagels named in top 10 bagel shops in Illinois!

For those accustomed to superior bagels, finding that perfect one can be challenging. There are several terrific bagel shops scattered across Illinois, serving up fresh, homemade doughy goodness every day. Most of these shops are family-run businesses that takes pride in their delicious bagels, available in a wide variety of flavors with a wide variety of toppings. For the best, …

OC Imageworks is Proud to be a “Made in DeKalb” Creative Agency

Little did Brian Oster know that less than five years after joining a restructured OC Imageworks, he would purchase the creative agency.  But that was the case for Oster, Creative Director of OC and newly minted President as of January 2, 2016. The team at this creative agency has high hopes and aspirations under his new leadership, including the serious …

Glidden Florist is #proudlydekalb

Glidden Florist is #proudlydekalb because DeKalb has been the home of our business for over 75 years.  We have been reinventing ourselves every 10 years or so – We have grown with the DeKalb Community! So we are #proudlydekalb as DeKalb reinvents itself yet again to be a town where community members encourage and support each other every day – …

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co is Proud to be Illinois’ First Estate Distillery

Jim and Jamie Walter, and Nick Nagele gazed out at their cornfields this year with a different perspective than most farmers – calculating bottles per acre rather than bushels per acre.  As founders of Illinois’ first estate distillery, their outside the box thinking has helped them to gain notoriety in both the distilling and agriculture worlds. Whiskey Acres began distilling …

Room to move: Oak Crest breaks ground on expansion project

Published: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Source: The MidWeek By KATRINA J.E. MILTON DeKALB – Most people don’t have the stamina or diligence to go to the gym regularly, but 84-year-old Sally Stevens of DeKalb exercises at least five times a week. “I exercise all the time,” Stevens said. “I use weights and stationary bicycles regularly, as well as working on …