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  • Orchestra invites public to Family Fun Day

    SYCAMORE – The community is invited to the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Family Fun Day on Aug. 9, beginning at 3 p.m. at Sycamore Community Park, 9 ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa plans first downtown car show

    GENOA – Genoa Main Street is planning its first Cruisin’ to Genoa car and motorcycle show from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on Main Street in Genoa.
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The daily life of a Civil War soldier explored at talk

    SYCAMORE – The Civil War impacted our country on a grand scale, but have you ever wondered what the daily life of the Civil War soldier was like? As p ...
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community event to fight crime, raise safety awareness

    DeKALB – Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Target p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Back to school party provides low-income students the tools to start the year right

    DeKALB – Treveda Redmond just wants children to have the chance to be successful in the classroom.An ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Beauty of Barns discussed at Glidden Homestead

    Building on the “Year of the Barn” theme, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will host a video presentation, “The Beauty of Barns,” ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Seed-saving workshop at Extension office

    SYCAMORE – University of Illinois DeKalb County Extension presents a workshop on seed saving and exchange from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Wooden Box hosts James Bond themed event

    Wooden Box Theater will present its latest production, "The Living Daylights: James Bond Nite," at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Ellwood House Visitor Center ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Volunteer at Pay-It-Forward House

    Pay-It-Forward House will hold a volunteer orientation session from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.Pay-It-For ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Car show weekend turns back the clock – and calendar – in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend, July 25 through 27. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise ove ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • ‘Reno 911!’ comedian Nick Swardson to perform at the Egyptian

    Nick Swardson, best known for his recurring role as Terry Bernadino in the comedy series "Reno 911!," will bring his "Taste It" tour to the Egyptian T ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • 19th century toys, games in historic playhouse

    rom 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, kids of all ages and their families are invited to the Ellwood House Museum, 509 N. First St. in DeKalb, to ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore tours expand to include downtown

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum will present three walking tours this summer, on the first and third Sundays of each month.
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore history program explores Civil War music

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum will present a program of Civil War music on Wednesday, July 23.
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Movies, comics, books celebrated at bookstore's pop culture series

    DeKALB – Barnes & Noble, in the Oakland Center shopping center in DeKalb, will host a five-week "Get Pop-Cultured" series of events beginning Friday, ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers