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  • Renowned paleontologist to speak

    Professor Paul C. Sereno from the University of Chicago will present a lecture titled “Paleontologist in a Graveyard: SuperJaws and Pre-Egyptian Life ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fright Night: Halloween events to scare you silly or just have fun

    Fall has arrived in DeKalb County, and with it comes plenty of spooky, scary and fun activities for people of all ages.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Civil Rights Act anniversary noted at NIU

    DeKALB – National leaders in education gathered at Northern Illinois University this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dark musical has a sinister tone

    DeKALB – The next production of the School of Theatre and Dance at Northern Illinois University is a bit of musical theater insanity.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • One-day free flu shot clinic

    Partners in health care and educational institutions will provide free flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Salvati ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sacred relics on display in Sycamore and DeKalb

    DeKALB – Pious people often look to the cross, and now they will get a chance to look at the cross where Jesus was crucified when one of the largest k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blacksmiths demonstrate skills for Big Read

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s Big Read will partner with the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Welcome Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Staff from the De ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Culver’s to host Toys for Tots fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – From 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, DeKalb County Toys for Tots will host a charity event at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Free movies for NIU and Kish students

    DeKALB – Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Campus Ministry has created a recurring event called, “Movies Under The Stars,” where movies are projected ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival events

    Haunted Physics LabTime: 4 – 6 p.m.Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22Place: The Midwest Museum of Natural Hist ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 22, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 23, 1889Remember the citizen’s meeting at the council rooms this Tuesday evenin ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 15, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 16, 1889A herd of four buffalo, a gift to the government by Dr. V.T. McGillicud ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: October 8, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 9, 1889It is hoped a jury may be secured in the Cronin case before the prisoner ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 1, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 2, 1889It is estimated $100,000 worth of timber was burned each day during the ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 24, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 25, 1889When a True Republican representative saw John Wright yesterday, he w ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 17, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 18, 1889The press of Chicago is nearly unanimous in urging Mayor Cregier to c ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Looking Back: September 10, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 11, 1889There are too many young boys, lads from 10 to 15 years of age, who a ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 3, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 4, 1899Miss Tempie Fairclo entertained a jolly party of her friends Friday ev ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Looking Back: August 27, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 28, 1889Another inventive genius has turned up who thinks he is equal to the tas ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Aug. 20, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 21, 1889John L. Sullivan got a sentence of one year in jail for prize fighting i ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    SYCAMORE – Cathie Lohse, the general manager of the Sycamore Music Boosters’ Autumn Craft and Treasures Market, spends months planning the event, part ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Quilting in the 21st century

    Quilting is no longer just a pastime for grandmas. Quilting guilds, quilting classes, and sewing machines with new technology have made quilting a hob ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'Restaurant owner' latest line on eclectic resume

    MALTA – Martha Robinson is a wife, mother, musician, baker of Norwegian pastry, and life drawing model.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Things are popping for The Popcorn Lady

    Cassie Oltman of Cortland has many titles: wife, mom, and business owner. But most people know her as “The Popcorn Lady.”
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Ministry and music

    Carl Rasmussen is celebrating 35 years as a pastor and 25 years as the pastor at First Lutheran Church of Kirkland. Rasmussen thought of joining the m ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteer prize for table tennis teacher

    DeKALB – A native of Italy, Federico Bassetti started playing table tennis at the age of 9. A top-notch player, he could have turned professional but ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • The right prescription just part of health care

    DeKALB – DJ Larson has a passion for wellness and health. Larson, the vice president of sales and marketing at Lehan Drugs, 1407 S. Fourth St. in DeKa ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-soccer pro aims to spread his love of the game

    SYCAMORE – Tim Balatsoukas wants to bring his love for soccer to the children of Sycamore.The Canadi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New TAILS director says shelter is 'in a great place'

    DeKALB – Michelle Groeper has only been on the job as TAILS Humane Society’s executive director for one month, but she’s no stranger to the DeKalb ani ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:15 am

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