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  • Editor's Note: Scavenger hunt honors young man's sense of adventure

    This is not a happy story. But sometimes stories with an unhappy beginning can have a hopeful ending.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Student prints on display at gallery

    DeKALB – "Kishwaukee College Student Prints”, an exhibition of photographs, monotypes and relief prints by Kishwaukee College students, will be on dis ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Mini quilt show a preview for larger fall show

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Quilters Guild will host “A Mini Quilt Show,” highlighting the work of DeKalb County Quilters Guild, at the DeKalb Area Wom ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Five-state yard sale along the Lincoln Highway

    The Annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yardsale is back, and anyone with a yard, garage, or sidewalk in towns near the Lincoln Highway is welcome to parti ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Municipal band welcomes new soloist to Hopkins

    DeKALB – Singer Mike Williamson of Rockford will make his debut performance with the DeKalb Municipal Band at the band’s concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Au ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art and ice cream collide at historic mansion

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive year, Ellwood House Museum has combined two popular summer traditions – Art at Ellwood and the Ellwood House Ice C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • 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 ...
    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.
    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 ...
    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
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