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  • Great Backyard Bird Count scheduled for Feb. 12 to 15

    Do you enjoy watching birds? Would you like to help scientists? University of Illinois Extension Youth Educator Lisa Hepker invites citizens to partic ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • St. Paul’s invites community to Ash Wednesday services

    St. Paul’s invites the community to its traditional Ash Wednesday services with Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 8 a.m. (spoken service) and ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • NIU Theatre presents Tom Stoppard’s ‘The Real Thing’

    Tony Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard ambitiously examines the blurry lines between authentic love and artifice in his play, “The Real Thing.”
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • School supply drive kicks off for District 428

    DeKALB – When school supplies run low, teachers often dip into their own paychecks to buy more, but a local group plans to host a fundraiser in Februa ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Child's play? Adults rediscover simple joys of coloring

    Sycamore Public Library Executive Director Sarah Tobias has a little-known artistic passion: coloring.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Judges needed for ethics competition

    The sixth annual Northern Illinois University Ethics Case Competition, hosted by NIU College of Business BELIEF Program, will be held Friday, April 8. ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • U of I Extension offers Recipe Redux class

    Join University of Illinois Nutrition and Wellness educator Marilyn Csernus for a Recipe Redux program. Participants will take home a Comfort Food Mak ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Valentine’s Day benefits Sycamore boosters

    Come finish your Valentine’s Day shopping with 20 vendors and crafters at the Valentine’s Day Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 6, at the Sycamo ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Raven's Husky Haven and Rescue receives grant

    Raven's Husky Haven and Rescue of Sycamore received a $1,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation in partnership with Orvis, a retail and mail-order bu ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • WNIJ to hold Valentine's Day poetry contest

    89.5 WNIJ announced its Valentine’s Day Relationship Poetry Contest in an interview with contest judge Susan Porterfield, a published poet, editor and ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Sycamore library creating testimonial video

    The Sycamore Public Library is creating a short video montage with patrons’ reasons for loving the library. It will be debuted sometime in February.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Doors decorated for the holidays

    As Huntley Middle School prepared for its holiday week, students got into the holiday spirit by decorating their homeroom doors. Sponsored by Huntley’ ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Charity game nets toys for children

    Staff members from Huntley Middle School and Clinton Rosette Middle School enjoyed a fun game of basketball against the DeKalb police and fire departm ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Scholarships offered through NB&T

    Applications for these scholarships are available through guidance offices at the high schools listed, online at www.banknbt.com under Trust/Wealth Ma ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • DeKalb Public Library celebrates expansion

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, elected officials, staff and community congratulate the DeKalb Public Library on the expans ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:51 am