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  • Artigras: Dance, music and the arts featured at two-day celebration in DeKalb

    This weekend, when Miranda Cordes, owner of Dance Dimensions in DeKalb, and more than 25 of her dance students wore masks, sequins, boas and Mardis Gr ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • The Art Box to host ‘My Thoughts’ pastels exhibit

    Dorothea Bilder, local artist and professor emeritus who taught printmaking, drawing and illustration at Northern Illinois University, will exhibit a ...
    May 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Renaissance learning: Local group recreating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe

    DeKALB – By day, Norm Read of Kingston is an accountant, but in his spare time, he wears armor and becomes Aleid van Groningen, a 12th century knight.
    May 11, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Norsk Museum getting ready for upcoming season

    Everything is abuzz at the Norsk Museum. With Norway’s Constitution Day, also known as Syttende Mai, coming up on May 17, many events are happening.
    May 10, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • KEC aviation program receives donation

    On April 16, the Kishwaukee Education Consortium aviation program was awarded a $10,000 donation from the Chicago Area Business Aviation Association. ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Genoa Lions deliver hundreds of carnations

    The Genoa Lions delivered more than 240 dozen carnations to local residents on April 16.The flowers ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Registration open for farm safety camp

    Teaching children how to work and play safely in the country is what DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Farm Safety Camp is all about. The camp will be from ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs books

    The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books.Used books, leftover books from garage sales, children’s ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • 114 bikes donated to Recycle Your Cycle

    Ryan Loitz, a Life Scout with BSA Troop 16 in Sycamore, recently held a community Bike Drive as part of his Eagle Scout project, “Recycle Your Cycle: ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Selimbegovic recognized as Citizen of the Month

    In 1993, Bosnia was in the midst of a civil war – and 19 members of a school basketball team were fighting for their lives.
    May 4, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Hallgren Park Gardens in DeKalb to host open house

    DeKalb County Master Gardeners will sponsor a community open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21, at Hallgren Park Gardens.
    May 4, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • County Youth Service Bureau continues to serve community

    DeKALB –A local crisis intervention organization for youth said it is maintaining it services, despite not getting state funding and even as a Rockfor ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • St. Paul’s offers Prayers2Pass

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will offer #Prayers2Pass, an interactive prayer event for the students, faculty, and staff of Northern Illinois University ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Six KC students take 1st place honors in state SkillsUSA

    Kishwaukee College students earned several top 10 place finishes, including six students who were first place winners, in the annual SkillsUSA Illinoi ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School names students of the month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its students of the month for March. The sixth-grade students are Miranda Baker, Nathan Lee, Olivia King and Navi Rui ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:53 pm