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  • Free dance week at Performing Arts Academy

    SYCAMORE – The Performing Arts Academy will present a free dance week from Oct. 6-11. The dance school, at 504 N. Main St. in Sycamore and 425 Lincoln ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Group photo to mark Star Worlds’ 30th anniversary

    DeKALB – Star Worlds Arcade, a member of the International Registry of Historic Video Game Arcades, is getting ready to celebrate 30 years in business ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Presentation questions nuclear power

    In a free public presentation on Oct. 14, David Kraft, executive director of the Nuclear Energy Information Service will give a presentation on a rene ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Harvest of Quilts show at Sycamore school

    The DeKalb County Quilters’ Guild Harvest of Quilts 2014 quilt show will be held Saturday and Sunday at Sycamore Middle School, 150 Maplewood Drive, S ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • University Women's Club schedules fall reception

    DeKALB – Members of the University Women’s Club of Northern Illinois University are making plans for the annual fall reception, scheduled from 4 to 6 ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Harvest dinner features locally-grown produce

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Community Gardens will host its annual harvest dinner on Sunday, Sept. 28, with a special menu devoted to vegetables raised by ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Saturdays take science out of the classroom

    DeKALB – Mars may be more than 140 million miles away, but that won’t stop kids from using LEGO Robotics to explore the red planet at Northern Illinoi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Walk With the Angels supports cancer society’s Strides Against Breast Cancer

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Angels Rebekah Lodge 106 will host its fifth annual 5K Walk With the Angels on Saturday, Oct. 4.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU presents play about journalists wrestling with the atrocities of war

    DeKALB – In the first offering of its 2014-2015 Mainstage Series season, the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance will present the ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kids tour hunts for animals in Ellwood architecture

    DeKALB – At 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, kids 6 and older and their families are invited to participate in a special tour of the Ellwood House Museum, ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Program to help people struggling with mortgage payments

    DeKALB – Local legislators have invited several state agencies to DeKalb to help residents take advantage of programs to lower their mortgages, avoid ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fantasy Fest launches month-long Big Read event

    DeKALB – The Big Read of DeKalb County will begin on Saturday, Oct. 4, with a Fantasy Fest at DeKalb High School.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Avalon quartet begins fall season with free concert

    The Avalon String Quartet will begin its fall season at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, 400 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb, on the ca ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Think Out of the Box’ the theme for art league meeting

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League will feature members’ works of art supporting the theme “Think Out Of The Box” at the Oct. 2 meeting.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Patents explained at Glidden Homestead event

    DeKALB – The path to a patent has to start with a great idea.Joseph Glidden’s path to his first pate ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you prefer packaged or homemade Halloween costumes?