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  • Teachers invited to apply for classroom grant program

    U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program, and public school teachers are encou ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dolls on display in Sycamore library youth case

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    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb golf course hosts parent-child tournament

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District held a parent-child golf championship Aug. 2 at Buena Vista Golf Course. Children of all ages teamed up with a paren ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Calling 811 before digging protects life and property

    Before planning a home improvement, planting a tree, installing a fence or deck call JULIE by dialing 811. It’s the law in Illinois to place this call ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Funding cuts end VAC’s free community dinner program

    SYCAMORE – Due to reductions in funding, Voluntary Action Center in Sycamore has discontinued its free community dinners while maintaining its core pr ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Getting ready for back to school

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    Aug. 11, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Kirkland library adds 81 books with grant

    KIRKLAND – Kirkland library staff will add 81 new books to the children’s sections thanks to a grant from an Oregon-based foundation.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Huskies’ Corn Fest jerseys to be auctioned for charity

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s connection to the local community and DeKalb County run deep, and those ties, as well as NIU President Doug Ba ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ a classic madcap comedy

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents "Arsenic and Old Lace," opening Aug. 14 and running through Aug. 24. The show is based on the play by Joseph Kes ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Big top circus coming to Hinckley for two shows

    HINCKLEY – The Hinckley-Big Rock Boosters will sponsor the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus for two performances Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Hinckley-Big Ro ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Photo list: Children's concert rocks Sycamore park

    SYCAMORE – Dozens of children rocked out to the music of children's bands Jeanie B! and Istvan and His Imaginary Band on Thursday, Aug. 7, in a free c ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Family Amazing Race supports library

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    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Saturday is Ask a Lawyer Day

    The Kane County Bar Association will conduct monthly “Ask A Lawyer Days” during 2014. On the second Saturday of each month, members of the public are ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Artists sought for fall artisan market

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital’s Auxiliary invites artists and crafters to participate in the Artisan Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in t ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Homestead hosts art fair outside historic barn

    DeKALB – Twenty artisans will display and sell their wares on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center from noon to 4 p.m. ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:11 am
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