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  • Barb City Manor to host annual ice cream social

    Barb City Manor will host its annual ice cream social at 7 p.m. Thursday at 680 Haish Blvd., DeKalb. This year’s celebration will have a Hawaiian them ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grander opening of Haish Memorial Library set for Sept. 10

    The DeKalb Public Library will reopen the much anticipated Haish Memorial Library building at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walnut Grove Vocational Farm sets Fall Open House

    The Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, a program of DeKalb County Community Gardens, will host its second annual Fall Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Satu ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gurler House to host skill event during Corn Fest

    The Gurler Heritage Association will present a new event this year during Corn Fest – Heritage Skills Day.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café to explore lessons of Flint water crisis

    By now many have heard about the frightening problems with lead-polluted water in Flint, Michigan. But exactly how did the problems come about? And ho ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police, Target offer child safety seat checkup

    The DeKalb Police Department is partnering with Target to offer a child safety seat checkup event from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 30.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Moss can be a versatile and beautiful addition to any garden

    J. Paul Moore, who owned a garden center in Tennessee for more than 30 years, can’t count the number of times people asked him how to kill moss.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Friends offer trip to see 'Phantom of the Opera'

    The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are sponsoring a fundraising trip to see Cameron Mackintosh’s production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donates to FVOAS

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, located at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, has made a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services as a result of its July fundra ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Scouts take high adventure trip

    Scouts from Waterman Boy Scout Troop 139 crossed the border to Atikokan Ontario, Canada, this summer for a canoe trip to BSA boundary waters. The scou ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Meet Me at the Fair a successTo the Editor:Thank you to all of our visitors and volunteers for makin ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: California winemaker learns from South Africa harvest

    Adam Franscioni got engaged and moved to another continent.He had a month to settle in with his fian ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Federated Church supplies back-to-school backpacks

    The Federated Church in Sycamore hosted its annual “filling of the backpacks” Aug. 7.Members of the ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul's to hold outdoor service, picnic

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will conduct its 10:30 a.m. Sunday service outdoors on the front lawn at Normal and Greenbrier roads.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you plan to attend Corn Fest this year?
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    Yes, on one day
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