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  • Avalon to perform Nov. 21

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on campus.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Shop windows come alive in Moonlight Madness

    SYCAMORE - Kick off the holiday season in downtown Sycamore, as NB&T presents the fourth annual Moonlight Madness on Friday, Nov. 21.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Artists showcase unique creations at market

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host its second Holiday Arts & Crafts Market from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the DeKal ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Elks holiday fair supports United Way

    DeKALB - The DeKalb Elks Lodge will host a Vendor and Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 22, at the lodge, 209 S. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. The event will ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Gobbler Gallop through Waterman Nov. 22

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will hold its eighth annual Gobbler Gallop 5K walk/run through the scenic streets of Waterman on Saturday, Nov. 22.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Festival chorus concert to include 'Hallelujah Chorus'

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Festival Chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” at its fall concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at First ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Downtown Hollydays begin Thursday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and NB&T present Hollydays in downtown DeKalb beginning Thursday, Nov. 20.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Barnes & Noble gets in the holiday spirit

    DeKALB – Barnes & Noble will host Discovery Weekend, a special three-day event to kick off the holiday shopping season in DeKalb and the company’s sto ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Jingle the Bells at open house weekend

    SYCAMORE – There will be activities and specials throughout downtown Sycamore Nov. 22 through 24 at the Merchants of Downtown Sycamore’s annual Jingle ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • NIU Philharmonic premieres modern flute concerto

    DeKALB - The Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. M ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Looking Back: Nov. 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 20, 1889In a sermon preached at Rockford, Mr. Moody said that those who play p ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Looking Back: November 12, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 13, 1889The last few fires have demonstrated the fact that the fire department ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: November 5, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 6, 1889On Saturday, the president issued a proclamation admitting North and So ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 29, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 30, 1889Mayor Davenport, of Kansas City, slapped Congressman Tarsney in the fac ...
    Oct. 28, 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
  • Baker describes her work as 'food art'

    SYCAMORE – Most people only dream of having a cake like those on Pinterest. Paige Halstead makes tho ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Pottery passion becomes business

    BIG ROCK – When most people think of Polish dishes, pierogi and stuffed cabbage come to mind.Rebecca ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • February underwear run raises funds for kids with tumors

    SYCAMORE – Shaun Neppl of Sycamore is passionate about his family. Last winter, he ran a mile through downtown Chicago below-freezing temperatures – i ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Scaring up a good time

    DeKALB – Alex Nerad became the executive director of the Egyptian Theatre in 2006. But even before he took charge of the theater, he was working at th ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 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
  • Taking the Master Gardener program to South Korea

    Travel can truly open up one’s eyes to a completely different world and can be absolutely life-changing. This certainly was University of Illinois Ext ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • 85 Sycamore students selected for ensembles

    SYCAMORE – Forty-five high school and 40 middle school students from the Sycamore School District were selected to participate in the 2014 Illinois Mu ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Scouts participate in AirCamp 2014

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently spent a weekend at AirCamp 2014 at the Chicago Rockford Internation ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Sycamore Fury hosts regional tournament

    More than 300 girls took to the courts when the Sycamore Fury hosted the sixth annual Tip Off Classic on Nov. 1 at the Sycamore High School field hous ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Scouts backpack through the wilderness

    DeKALB – Boy Scouts from Troop 33 in DeKalb enjoyed a backpacking trip at the Black River State Forest in Wisconsin. Scouts carried food, water, beddi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Beaman to become pastor emeritus

    A service to install the Rev. Dale Beaman as a pastor emeritus of the Federated Church in Sycamore will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at the c ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bird is the word in library display case

    Photo providedRachel Klumpp, a sixth-grade student at Cornerstone Christian Academy, is displaying h ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Halloween tribute to library construction

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    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Veterans stand vigil to honor comrades

    SYCAMORE – Tom Clarner had three words to describe why he spent an hour Saturday standing vigil by the veterans memorials outside the DeKalb County Co ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • District governor visits DeKalb Rotary

    The DeKalb Rotary Club received Shannon Scheffel, district governor for District 6240, at its Oct. 20 meeting. She discussed including the whole famil ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:46 am

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