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  • Cornerstone names second semester honor roll

    The following students were named to the honor roll at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Enrollment open at DeKalb Montessori

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning in DeKalb is holding open enrollment for the summer and fall terms.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Coloring contest winners

    On Memorial Day, winners of the third-grade coloring contest at Kingston Grade School participated in the annual at Kingston Park. Willard Aves Post 1 ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lorene Brown Scholarship recipients named

    A total of $11,600 in scholarships has been awarded by The Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic school year. The scholarship ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mary K. Roberts Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $24,150 in scholarships has been awarded by the Mary K. Roberts Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 year, according to Michael A. Cull ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover/Hoehn scholarships awarded

    A total of $13,700 in scholarships has been awarded by the Hoover/Hoehn Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship fund is ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Long receives ag scholarship

    Michael Long, of Big Rock, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Middle School PTA honors crossing guard

    Harold Lave was a crossing guard at Huntley Middle School for about nine years and when he died March 3, PTA parents wanted to figure out a way to mem ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • DeKalb band presents patriotic concert on July 4

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present a gala Fourth of July celebration, at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Hopkins Park ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Band concert features vocalist and alto sax

    The DeKalb Municipal band will presents the fifth concert of the season of at 8 p.m. July 7 in the Hopkins Park Dee Palmer Band Shell. Local music tea ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Let’s Dance’ to mark 10th anniversary

    Release of a special new CD will highlight the 10th anniversary of the popular “Let’s Dance” Big Band Weekend, July 17 through 19 in DeKalb.
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Grohl at 46: Back-aching, coffee-guzzling, minivan-driving classic rock

    Even before he fell off a stage in Sweden and broke his leg, Dave Grohl was feeling creaky. He is 46, drinks too much coffee, and wakes up at 6 wherev ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Want great barbecue sauce? Learn the basic building blocks

    Barbecue sauce is a very personal thing. For some, it means a thick, sweet red sauce. For others, it is mustard-based. For those who grew up in North ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Uncorked: HandCraft wines perfect with a summer grilled meal

    Cheryl Indelicato wanted to make food-friendly affordable wines.With HandCraft she has done just tha ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • DeKalb County will celebrate the Fourth of July

    DeKALB Fireworks Saturday: The Independence Day celebration starts with vendors opening at 2 p.m. an ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:23 pm
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