• Expo a way to 'beat the winter blues'

    DeKALB – School was the last place Bruno Wilkerson, 7, and his 9-year-old brother, Jordan, thought they’d be during spring break last week.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Quilt Walk celebrates fiber arts

    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Libraries lend books, movies and ... seeds?

    Beginning April 22, when you go to the Sycamore and DeKalb libraries, you can check out more than the latest Tom Clancy novel.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Shabbona church creates neighborhood center for community

    SHABBONA–  Imagine a place where hot coffee is always ready and checkerboards and decks of cards lie on tables waiting for play.
    March 31, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Classical works in Oak Crest concert

    Victor Ryzhov and Victoria Young will perform at the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive in DeKalb, at 2 p.m. Sunday ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Genoa youth receives Scout Eagle Award

    Family, friends and fellow scouters of Joe Lautenbach gathered recently to recognize and honor him for achieving the rank of Eagle, the highest rank i ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • One-man musical fights hunger

    DeKALB – The off-Broadway musical “The Cotton Patch Gospel” is going way off-Broadway to DeKalb to raise money for local, national and international p ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Flea market to fund youth group trip

    SYCAMORE – St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore is hosting a Community Flea Market from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in the Parish Activity Center ...
    March 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Firefighters ask for help gaining emergency access

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is asking all building owners with a Knox Box on their building to make sure the keys in the Knox Box are all ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • 10 tips for a lush lawn this spring

    Lawn care questions in the wake of last summer’s drought are now pouring in, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. 
    March 31, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • ‘Maze Runner’ author to visit NIU

    DeKALB – Imagine waking up in the heart of a vast maze with memory of nothing except your name. Every day, you have to run the maze, searching for a w ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Instant choir created at community sing

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music is looking to build an instant choir, hundreds of voices strong, at a Community Sing at 1:30 ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Student works performed in concert

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present a concert of music by NIU student composers at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in th ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Committee on youth elects new officers

    DeKALB – After two years as the secretary of the DeKalb Township Committee on Youth, Erica Wade was elected by the committee to serve as the committee ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Injured eagle rehab fundraiser’s focus

    SYCAMORE – The second annual “Babies Gone WILD!” fundraiser for Oaken Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:44 pm
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