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  • Escaping winter for spring break destinations

    Who doesn’t need a spring break from the cold weather so many places are experiencing? Here’s a look at destinations offering everything from beaches ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    LOS ANGELES – Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spoc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Child screening offered in Somonauk

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside in the Somonauk School District. Parents are urged to take ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Registration scheduled for kindergarten

    Somonauk School District 432 will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Melissa Ackerman Cafeteria at ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff to award 2 scholarships

    The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will award more than $53,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • St. Jude’s Math-a-thon fundraiser

    Woodbury Elementary School's St. Jude’s Math-a-thon fundraiser runs through March 9. Since 1962, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has treated chi ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • H-BR a finalist in school spirit contest

    HINCKLEY – Hunter Seierstad is going to make the time he spends in a royal crown and robe mean something.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Cabin Fever dinner set in Hinckley

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley will hold a Cabin Fever drive-through dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. March 7.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Lenten series continues with ‘Receive Grace’

    Wednesday Evening Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Speaker to give French Creole program

    Salem G.E.M.S. (for those age 50 and older) is sponsoring a catered meal in the Salem Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at noon March 16.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • ‘Parables of Lent’ series continues

    “Receive Grace” is the third sermon in the “Parables of Lent” series at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center, D ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Child screenings scheduled in DeKalb

    DeKalb Community Unit School District 428, along with Community Coordinated Child Care, will provide screenings for children ages birth to 3 and presc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Women’s club scholarships for G-K seniors

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will award several college scholarships to graduating seniors from the Genoa-Kingston High School class of 2015. Appl ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Bornhuetter work on display at The Art Box

    “In Retrospect,” an exhibition of silverpoint drawings, lithographs, etchings and aquatints by Robert L. Bornhuetter will be on display at The Art Box ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Robert Coleman to be speaker, featured artist at KVAL

    Sculpture artist and carver Robert Coleman will be the featured speaker at the next Kishwaukee Valley Art League meeting at 7 p.m. March 5 in the Club ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:02 am
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