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  • What's cool for back to school? A fresh look at the gear for this year

    For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Farm Bureau receives grant

    Bill Davey, president – North Operations of First State Bank in DeKalb, presents Mariam Wassmann, foundation administrator, a $1,000 check for the DeK ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. John hosts drive-through dinner

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will host a chicken or pork chop drive-through dinner in the church parking lot from 4 to ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Women of the Word to kick off Bible study

    Those looking for a school-year study – with a six-week holiday break – can join Women of the Word in Waterman for a leisurely walk along the shores o ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest awards $20,000 in scholarships

    Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center gave more than $20,000 in scholarships through its Oak Crest Employee Scholarship Program this year.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb church accepting items for charity auction

    First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a charity auction and barbecue Aug. 23.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Registration for fall classes at Kish College in progress

    Kishwaukee College registration for the fall semester is in progress. The semester begins Aug. 24.On ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Jan Bach wins national composition contest

    Jan Bach, Northern Illinois University Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the School of Music, won the $5,000 first prize in the choral comp ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Summer band concert features soprano vocalist

    The DeKalb Municipal Band's next summer concert in the park will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts Arts at the Barn art sale

    Whether you’re looking for that perfect art piece or just looking, don’t miss Art at the Barn on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Hi ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cast named for ‘Fiddler on the Roof Jr.’

    Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project, which puts children and young adults at center stage, will present “Fiddler on the Roof Junior,” Sept. ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants headed to Cubs-Reds baseball game

    Space remains for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association Sept. 2 trip to Wrigley Field to see the Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Art Box features photography exhibit

    “Coming Out of the Sun,” photographs by Northern Illinois University School of Art and Design former assistant chair and local photographer, professor ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Holy rollers: Stage Coach Players address growing pains in Catholic school satire

    Sarah Morton grew up in a Catholic family and went to a private school.So when she was cast in the r ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Olympic skaters, gymnasts headed to the Convo

    Olympic champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White will headline the Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular at the Northern Illinois University Convoca ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
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