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  • Hinckley events: Oct. 1 – 15

    •  'And Then We Repeat' Time: 7 p.m. Date: Monday, Oct. 13 Place: Hinckley Community Building, 720 ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 4:15 am
  • Great Clips puts on jeans for breast cancer research

    DeKALB – On Oct. 3 and 4, Great Clips will join with Lee National Denim Day to celebrate 18 years of fighting breast cancer.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crop walk funds local, international hunger relief

    BIG ROCK – Recruiters and walkers are needed for the 2014 Crop Walk, stepping off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, from the English Congregational Church, 30 ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Transfer agreements let NIU students finish degrees from community college

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker and College of Lake County President Girard W. Weber signed an innovative reverse transfer ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wrenn receives music boosters scholarship

    SYCAMORE – Lucy Wrenn is the winner of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help Sycamore ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Be prepared for an emergency

    he DeKalb County Health Department reminds residents that this is a good time to prepare for unexpected events by assembling an emergency supply kit f ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions learn about Sycamore park board plans

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Lions Club members learned about the Sycamore Park District’s Vision 20/20 at a recent meeting. Park director Dan Gibble and board ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Auditions set for ‘9 to 5: The Musical’

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players will hold auditions for “9 to 5: The Musical” Oct. 4-6 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb. Auditions ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hampton Inn celebrates with ribbon cutting

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    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First Baptist Church celebrates 170th anniversary

    DeKALB – The First Baptist Church of DeKalb was the first church organized in DeKalb. It was started by 10 people who signed the documents officially ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Make cider at history museum fall festival

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s Fall Festival, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, will offer visitors the chance to step into the past and make old-fash ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reports of substance abuse by eighth graders declining

    October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. This observance focuses on the role substance abuse prevention plays in promoting safe and healt ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Program to build ethical business leaders

    DeKALB – During the week of Oct. 6, Northern Illinois University’s College of Business will host its fourth annual ethics education event, “BELIEF Wee ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hydroponics for home gardening covered in workshop

    SYCAMORE – The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backya ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Digital images inspired by fiber arts

    DeKALB – From Oct. 5 through Nov. 8, “Dreams Caught,” an exhibition of original digital visual art compositions by local DeKalb artist Renie B. Adams, ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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