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  • Pope Francis: It's 'terrible' children taught they can choose gender

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice, adding that his predecessor, Benedict X ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • Joshua Henry to play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago

    NEW YORK – Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry has been named to play Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton" this fall.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • DAWC plans silent auction, wine and cheese fundraiser

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host a silent auction and wine and cheese fundraiser from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at The House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Hig ...
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ellwood House to host 47th annual ice cream social

    Families are invited to enjoy a day of fun with art, music, history and food on the grounds of the historic Ellwood Mansion at the 47th annual ice cre ...
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County Barn Tour scheduled

    Modern livestock and grain farms, centennial farms, an archaeological dig site and repurposed barns are all included in the 2016 DeKalb County Barn To ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Children can get a healthy start to school

    The DeKalb County Health Department will hold a Healthy Start to School event Thursday, Aug. 4, and Aug. 11.
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Culver’s of Sycamore fundraiser will support Special Olympics

    Culver’s in Sycamore is partnering with Special Olympics Illinois this month with several in-store activities planned, most notably the second annual ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Veterans coffee meet-and-greets planned

    The DeKalb County Forty and Eight is coordinating a veterans coffee meet-and-greet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10.
    July 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reunion for karate student, mentor

    Forty-five years ago, a young Marine staff sergeant recently back from Vietnam took up the art of karate. Bernard Ray (center), Marine veteran and chi ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 16 participates in Relay For Life

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the annual DeKalb County Relay for Life. Scouts participated in the Col ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS receives donation from fair board

    Jim Webber, Sandwich Fair Board member, recently presented a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services. FVOAS assisted the Sandwich Fairgrounds with ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club plans trips to Starved Rock, Wrigley Field

    First National Bank’s Castle Club will visit Starved Rock and Wrigley Field this summer. On Monday, ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wingshooting clinic scheduled for youth, women

    A wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be held at Shabbona Lake State Park south of Shabbona on Aug. 13 for boys and girls ages 10 ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Watering tops the gardening checklist for month of August

    August is a transition month where we enjoy the late summer flowers and vegetables as we look forward to the fall. August also can be one of the hotte ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Concert collects school supplies for needy kids

    DeKALB – Several boxes of school supplies and backpacks were collected at the eighth annual Country Music Show to Collect School Supplies on July 17 a ...
    July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
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