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Genoa-Kingston High School finishes first-ever Start With Hello week  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School finished their first Start With Hello spirit week with a lip-sync performance for the ages. Tara Wilkins ...



Wonderful World of Christmas coming to G-K High  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Plan now to attend the 30th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Genoa-Kingston High School.



Future becomes now for Genoa-Kingston graduates  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Trace Feliciano doesn't know what's next for him after graduating from Genoa-Kingston High School, but he does know that he can't wait for whatever ...



Lekkas, Aiossa take over as new leaders at Genoa-Kingston High School  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston High School will have a new principal and assistant principal when classes resume in August. Angelo Lekkas, who had been ...



Genoa Duck Race grows in popularity  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Kingston Elementary School second-grader Dominic Walker was confident that his duck was going to win the 15th annual Great Genoa Duck Race on Sunday ...



Genoa-Kingston district gets no bids on Davenport Elementary  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – After receiveing no bids for the shuttered Davenport Elementary School building, District 424 officials have some thinking to do about the building's ...



Autopsy planned on body of man found in Genoa  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – An autopsy will be done Thursday on Randy W. Larson, a 31-year-old transient man whose body was found behind the new Dollar General at 101 ...



Genoa Women's Club gives seven scholarships  The MidWeek

The Genoa Community Women's Club awarded 2018 college scholarships to seven Genoa-Kingston High School seniors.



Former G-K High School students talk about paying for college  The MidWeek

Former Genoa-Kingston High School students return to G-K Middle School to share their college financial stories with Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership ...



Genoa-Kingston High School bomb threat a case of mistaken identity  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The threat made to to a Genoa-Kingston High School teacher over the weekend, threatening to blow up the school at noon Monday, was intended for ...



KC and G-K High School offer dual credit partnership  The MidWeek

This spring, two Kishwaukee College instructors are spending part of their day teaching college classes to high school students at Genoa-Kingston High School.



Several shave heads to support 16-year-old Genoa girl with cancer  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A few dozen people crowded into the Genoa-Kingston High School library to cheer on those who volunteered to shave their heads in solidarity with a ...



Dozens of Schools Close, Delay Start Due to Winter Weather  NBC Chicago

Several Illinois and northwest Indiana schools closed or delayed start times on Wednesday as a mix of freezing rain and snow fell across the Chicago area.



Local students honored as 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has announced the 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars. These students rank in approximately the top 10 percent of high ...



Genoa-Kingston kicks off new school year with new teacher, new technology plans  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The first day of the new school year started just before 8 a.m. Monday at Genoa-Kingston High School, and in addition to welcoming hundreds of ...



Staff cleans plaque buildup at Genoa-Kingston High School  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Genoa-Kingston High School staff cleaned and dusted off the Cogs' trophies, plaques and photos on display in the hallway cases Monday. School staff ...



Genoa police, school district say bomb threat to high school not credible  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A bomb threat made against Genoa-Kingston High School over the weekend has led to an increased security presence in the district but did not lead ...



Genoa-Kingston School District 424 hires new superintendent  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston School District 424 will welcome a new superintendent for its 2017-18 school year. The school board unanimously approved the ...



PHOTOS: Genoa-Kingston graduation  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Genoa-Kingston High School seniors celebrated commencement ceremonies Sunday.



GK drama gets 'All Shook Up' March 15 to 17  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

The Genoa-Kingston High School drama department will present its spring musical, “All Shook Up,” this weekend in the G-K Auditorium, 980 Park Ave. in Genoa.



IHSA schools vote in favor of district proposal, changing postseason landscape  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKalb athletic director Peter Goff laughs when he recalls a conversation with a coach he had Tuesday after the IHSA member schools voted in favor of an ...



'Very accomplished' Class of 2016 graduates at Genoa-Kingston High School  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston High School's Derek Tijerina performed his last duty as class president Sunday when he helped Principal Brett McPherson officially ...



'Cruisin' to Genoa' car show continues to grow  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Jim Sarto's dream car always has been a black-and-white 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air. The Genoa resident had hoped to buy one when he got his license at age 16, ...



Cleveland takes the stand in rape trial  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Brenton Cleveland, cool, calm and collected, said his greatest regrets the night of his 18th birthday party, according to his testimony: manipulating ...



Indian Valley Theatre to stage 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Indian Valley Theatre will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Sandwich Opera House at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 and 2 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20.



Fire science offerings expand at Kishwaukee Education Consortium  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Students can get college credit on fast track to full-time work in industry.



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete Ethan Menges honored at basketball game  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Ethan Menges completed a set of hip abductor exercises at Planet Fitness before his sister Brittney helped him put his legs back on.



Genoa-Kingston students develop business ideas in entrepreneurship class  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Students at Genoa-Kingston High School are becoming entrepreneurs through a new program that has seniors such as Rachel Hughes realizing how ...



Genoa-Kingston grad accused of raping 2 girls at party  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

KINGSTON – A Kingston man faces felony charges after being accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday, a day before he graduated from ...



Davenport Elementary begins final month of operations  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Teachers and students at Davenport Elementary School will find themselves at a new school building next year, and Genoa-Kingston School District ...



Police: Genoa teen jailed after making threat involving shooting  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge ordered a Genoa teen be released from jail Thursday, a day after his arrest on allegations he told a Kishwaukee ...



Genoa-Kingston player's return for touchdown wins lucky fan $10000  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Terry Burke watched as Genoa-Kingston senior Zach Miller took the kickoff from the left sideline of the field during an Oct. 14 game. “This isn't going to ...



Softball: Genoa-Kingston opens season with home loss to Rock Falls  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Mike Lauer didn't like the lack of passion he saw from the Genoa-Kingston softball team. The Cogs coach had a long talk with his team after opening ...



Museum displays fallen Genoa soldier's uniform  WIFR

The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum is displaying the uniform of a fallen Genoa soldier in honor of Veteran's day.



Schools face heavy burden with proposed pension obligation shift  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Area school districts soon will receive a bump in state funding after Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced last week that $350 million in payments ...



G-K crushes Elmwood Park in playoff opener  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Elmwood Park turned a Genoa-Kingston fumble into seven points and an early lead in a Class 4A first-round playoff game Saturday.



'Beauty and The Beast Jr.' opens in January  MyWebTimes.com

Indian Valley Theatre will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan.



Carbon monoxide leak in Genoa sends 6 to hospitals  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Six employees at a pallet sales business were taken to area hospitals and another three were treated at the scene after fire crews and ambulances ...



Genoa Days king and queen crowned  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's not often that 2017 Genoa-Kingston High School graduate Amanda Anderson is at a loss for words. But she was speechless Wednesday night after ...



Logan, GK ready for regionals  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Prep wrestling: G-K's Logan brings 30-3 record into postseason.



Prep football: Wilmarth to take over for McCarty as G-K head coach  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – While he was an assistant at Byron, Chad Wilmarth got to watch as Mike Elsbury coached both football and wrestling.



Kishwaukee College graduation rate nearly doubles over 5 years  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MALTA – Why should students need to submit a portfolio of what they learned in three or fewer years at Kishwaukee College? That's the question college ...



Volleyball: Defense dominating for G-K in summer season  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The front line has been the calling card for the Genoa-Kingston volleyball team the past few years. But as the summer season continues for the Cogs, ...



Prep football: Genoa-Kingston routs Mendota  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Passing. Rushing. Special teams. Defense. If there was a way to score a touchdown, the Genoa-Kingston football team found it Friday night.



Genoa-Kingston names Phil Jerbi new athletic director  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

First-year Genoa-Kingston High School principal Brett McPherson describes Phil Jerbi as someone who bleeds blue and orange.



Boys basketball: Genoa-Kingston makes clutch plays to beat Woodstock North  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Down the stretch, Genoa-Kingston point guard Griffin Hansen said that he wants the ball in his hands for chances to go the line and drain free throws.



UPDATE: Genoa-Kingston High School Searched, Normal Activities Resumed  WIFR

Police say they have found no weapons after searching Genoa-Kingston High School following a threat on social media.



DeKalb County students explore career paths during 6th Heavy Metal Tour  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School junior Frances Helton said she always has been a music lover – so much so that her family and friends have encouraged ...



Hiawatha School District 426, Genoa-Kingston School District 424 lockdowns caused by social media post  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

KIRKLAND – A misinterpreted post on a social media app spooked parents and caused two school districts to go into lockdown mode Monday as students ...



Genoa crowns scholarship pageant king and queen  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – If Collin Stratton could open his own business in the heart of his hometown, he likes to think it would be a “knick knack shop” with odds and ends ...



Prep football: Genoa-Kingston secondary plays big role in perfect season  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – For the first two weeks of the year, opposing quarterbacks found plenty of success against Genoa-Kingston, passing for almost 600 yards – not that it ...



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete Ethan Menges moves forward after amputations  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Ethan Menges went home for the first time in more than a year this month, after spending months in and out of surgeries and rehabilitation after the ...



14-year-old Genoa high school student commits suicide  Fox 32 Chicago

Crisis Counselors were doing their best Wednesday to help students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School deal with the death of a 14-year-old freshman ...



Genoa residents pull together after recent difficulties  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Official's death, fire, carbon monoxide episode among recent difficulties.



Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 20  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 37th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 on ...



Students raise money for scholarship in classmate's honor  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – More than 300 students took turns Friday walking laps in the gym, reading in the library, or playing with the school's band, every minute of which ...



Fire destroys Genoa firefighter's home on Thanksgiving  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Nancy Maynard's neighbors slipped shoes on her feet as Maynard stood in the street watching the fire that destroyed her home.



Judge acquits Kingston man accused of rape at party  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Prosecutors say they are unsure whether they will proceed with second trial involving 16-year-old victim.



Photos: 2017 Sports Photos of the Year  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

This is the Daily Chronicle's Year in Sports photo gallery. A sports photograph can be an action photograph that shows the peak moment, or an interesting ...



Girls basketball: Player of the Year Julie Galauner caps record-breaking career  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – When it comes to the record books for the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team, Julie Galauner has made sure her name appears again and again ...



Police: Teacher, coach charged with aggravated battery  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A Genoa-Kingston High School teacher has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a female student, ...



Optimism in the state of Genoa  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The greatest challenge for the city of Genoa going forward is costs associated with hiring new police officers because of state mandates, Mayor Mark ...



Prep football: Miller, McCarty help power G-K past Rockford Lutheran  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – After falling behind for the first time in the game in the fourth quarter, it took a couple of unconventional touchdowns from Zach Miller to get the ...



Genoa native Cody Knapek 'grows up' after getting 'Married at First Sight'  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Imagine meeting your future spouse on the day of your wedding.No dates. No romance. No conversation. Your first words to each other are, “I do ...



In Brett's honor, 5K still running in Genoa  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's a lot easier to run than to run an event, when goals are as clear as they are inspiring. At age 21, Genoa-Kingston High School alumna Lauren ...



Eeek! Mouse races raise money for G-K Education Foundation  The MidWeek

GENOA – On Saturday, March 5, Lori Swanson of Genoa spent the evening yelling at rodents. She even cheered them on.



13 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Now in its 17th year, the Resource Bank Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to ...



'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' coming to Sandwich Opera House  Kendall County Now

Join Indian Valley Theatre as it presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Historic Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.



Girls basketball: Sycamore advances to G-K Sectional title game  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It was only a matter of time before the Sycamore girls basketball team broke through Marengo's gritty defense.



Lions present service award to Bill Holdridge  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

On Oct. 19, the Genoa Lions Club awarded Lion William “Bill” Holdridge its highest award, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award, for the *service* he continues to ...



Starting a spark  The MidWeek

KEC program offers high school students a chance to learn welding.



DeKalb County pool attendance climbs with mercury  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's been a great summer for swimming and lounging by the pool. The sun and hot weather are boosting attendance figures at public pools in DeKalb, ...



Educators honored at Excellence in Education Award ceremony  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Three teachers, one administrator and one school support staff member were honored Monday night for the positive effect they have had on the lives of DeKalb ...



Bienvenue a DeKalb: French diplomat emphasizes importance of languages to DHS teens  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – When asked what she did in school this week, DeKalb High School senior Bethany Billips can say she got to talk to a French diplomat in her top-level ...



Hampshire man dies after semitrailer tips over at Genoa business  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A Hampshire man died Tuesday after a semitrailer tipped onto him at a Genoa truck business.



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete, valedictorian Ethan Menges continues to fight from viral infection  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

For Ethan Menges, hanging out with family and friends now means watching a movie from his hospital bed in Madison, Wisconsin.



Peace United Church of Christ in Genoa shuts its doors  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Most Sundays for 78 years, Iness Coon has been at Peace United Church of Christ in Genoa, and Sunday was no different as she came to say ...



Cademon Brewing Co. attempts comeback  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

By BRETT ROWLAND- browland@shawmedia.com GENOA – Cademon Brewing Co. is hoping to stage a comeback with an $18,000 crowdfunding campaign ...



The Barn on Baseline opens pet sanctuary in Genoa  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Darth Vader, a black cat whose owner is a trucker and between residences, has found a temporary home in The Barn on Baseline's Family Pet Care ...



DeKalb County chapters celebrate FFA Week  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

In years past, FFA was a club for farm boys who intended to stay on the farm.



Genoa's Walnut Street Daycare Center children ride trikes, raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA — Bella Odom's goal was to raise $100 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Bella, a 4-year-old at Walnut Street Daycare Center, blew past her ...



Police offer more details about suspect in Genoa bank robbery  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Police are asking the public for information about a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Genoa bank earlier this month.



Boys basketball: Spartans fall to Marengo in closing seconds of sectional final  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – For a moment, it looked as though the Sycamore boys basketball team was going to do it again.



Baseball: Braden Seyller walk-off single caps off Rockets' extra-inning rally  Kane County Chronicle

GENOA – Logan Riley blasted a shot to left field to expand the Sycamore baseball team's lead to three runs, Austin Steele was cruising, and coach Jason ...



Local DAR chapter awards students at luncheon  The MidWeek

General John Stark Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated local students at its annual awards luncheon on May 6.



Scholarships offered through First Midwest Bank  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

First Midwest Bank is offering college scholarships to graduates of area high schools. Applications for the following scholarships are available through guidance ...



Mobile pet groomer to open Genoa storefront  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – DeKalb County's newest salon caters to an unexpected clientele.



Kishwaukee College offering scholarships - News  Rockford Register Star

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Genoa first-graders ride on 'The Polar Express'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Davenport Elementary School first-graders went on their own “Polar Express” adventure Friday, and even had their tickets to the magical train ...



Prep soccer: G-K blanked by Harvest Christian  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A hat trick by Cesar Velazquez led the way Monday as the Harvest Christian Academy boys soccer team defeated the Genoa-Kingston Cogs, 4-0.



Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: *fresh* paint, with a hint of new ...



Family thankful after 91-year-old father's mementos found by worker in landfill  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Once it's in the garbage truck, it's gone. At least, that's what Waste Management DeKalb worker Chris Hampel had been telling people for the 26 years ...



Genoa police keeping an eye on Outlaw Motorcycle Club  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Despite the violent and exciting portrayal of motorcycle gangs on TV, acting Genoa Police Chief Robert Smith said he's had virtually no problems with ...



Genoa day care raises money for St. Jude with third annual Trike-A-Thon  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Whether decorated with pink kitten ears, a princess crown, a Mohawk of lime green spikes or Spiderman, almost every child riding in the third annual ...



Prep boys basketball: Stallworth's rebounding helps Sycamore in win  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – With an 11-day break between games, the Sycamore boys basketball team talked about what roles the players would fill.



Volleyball: Errors in third set cost Dixon on road  SaukValley.com

GENOA – The gymnasium at Genoa-Kingston High School was nearly filled on Thursday night for the team's opening volleyball match, where the Cogs beat the ...



St. Edward moves on; tough loss for Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Edward girls volleyball coach Jaime Dovichi gave her team a game plan Monday night, and the Green Wave went out an executed it. Now they get to try to do ...



Genoa library breaks ground on major expansion  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa Public Library Director Jen Barton got teary-eyed with emotion during her speech Friday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the library ...



Versatile Burlington C., Kaneland to meet for title  Chicago Daily Herald

The girls volleyball teams from Kaneland and Burlington Central demonstrated a common trait in their respective semifinal wins at the Class 3A Hampshire ...



Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tour  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Citizens' opinions on needs college should meet will be part of strategic plan for school.



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