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  • KC’s Raynor named United Way Spirit of Caring recipient

    Carla Raynor, coordinator of the Family Literacy Program in Adult Education and Transition Programs at Kishwaukee College, has been selected as the re ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Smelser chosen for national orchestra

    Carnegie Hall has chosen Benjamin Smelser, a trombone player from DeKalb High School, to join 113 other young people from around the country in the Na ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Federated Church to hold spring thrift sale

    The Federated Church in Sycamore will hold its annual spring Thrift Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Miguel brothers perform classics, jazz

    DeKalb natives Nick and Jeff Miguel will take the stage in musical performances on May 2 and 3 in Iowa City, Iowa.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Buy tickets now for drive-thru dinner

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church in DeKalb will host its sixth annual Drive-thru Greek Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Loans available for U of I students

    The Elmberg Student Loan Program offers student loans to this year’s DeKalb County high school graduates or former graduates who are planning to atten ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Lobster Boil funds distributed to charities

    The Lobster Boil at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb has been a tradition since 1967.This fundr ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Sycamore names Illinois State Scholars

    Forty-five Sycamore High School seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars.Illinois State Schol ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Applications available for masters scholarship

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship for masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Mast ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • NIU presents Spring 2015 Dance Concert

    he Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance Spring 2015 Dance Concert opens today, featuring an iconic work by the world- renowned Bil ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • ALPHA lecture examines the Roman domestic garden

    ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity’s last lecture of the spring will be “The Roman Domestic Garden: Cultivating Leisure and Status Through Art and Nature,” p ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • NIU Theatre will stage original play

    The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s Third Onion project will present the world premiere of the play, “Penny,” a love story ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Best Buddies concert set for Saturday

    Northern Illinois University’s co-ed a cappella group, Northern Sound, will host a benefit concert Saturday for the Best Buddies Friendship Walk.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Registration now open for CCT summer theater camps

    Registration for Children’s Community Theatre’s summer Imagination Camps is now open.The theme for t ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • DeKalb and NIU parade a celebration of the arts

    Take everything you know about a traditional parade – and paint over it.That’s the idea behind Artig ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:09 pm
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