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  • Author to make virtual appearance at book club

    The DeKalb Public Library’s Magic Muffins Club, which is a club for DeKalb-area tweens, will welcome the author of the book, “Dead City,” who will vir ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Civil war program scheduled

    The program “From the Grand Army of the Republic to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” will be presented at the Oct. 14 meeting of the DeKal ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Human rights group to meet at hospital

    The Northwest Regional Human Rights Division of the Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H clubs invite children to become new members

    One out of every seven adults in the U.S. is a former 4-H member. Clubs are accepting new members this month to increase that number.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pay-It Forward House seeks volunteers

    Pay-It-Forward House offers volunteers a chance to serve others in their time of need.Residents are ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Park district to host art workshop series

    The DeKalb Park District is introducing a new arts program this month. Arts Explore … Arts Galore! is a workshop series that includes a variety of art ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café to tackle ‘Game of Thrones’ physics

    If you love “Game of Thrones” – either the hit HBO show or the bestselling novels – you might think the story is pure escapism: a fantasy romp set in ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

    Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gardeners visit Little Learners

    Cheryl Larson and Joan Vandre, Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension, recently visited Little Learner’s Story Time at ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rotary presidents compete in Ironman for charity

    The presidents of two local Rotary clubs decided to get creative in raising money for the organization’s signature effort of Polio eradication.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club plans trip to Mustard Museum

    Members of First National Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to Wisconsin on Oct. 14 for a Mustard Museum and Shop Tour, Brewery Tour and a visit ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am

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    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to attend Open House Chicago

    Reservations are being taken for the Oct. 17 trip to Open House Chicago 2015 for members of the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association an ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? October checklist

    As expected, this has been a challenging year for gardeners. Excessive rain in the spring and early summer followed by fairly long periods of no rain ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you get your Halloween costumes?
    Make my own
    Buy them at a store
    Depends on the year
    I don't dress up