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  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Growing from seed

    Starting plants from seed allows the gardener to be species and variety selective while saving money, getting a jump on the season, and being rewarded ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Woman’s Club hears about gardening

    The Sycamore Woman’s Club held its first general membership meeting of the new club year on Sept. 2.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

    In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn’t know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • Take full advantage of Sycamore’s many offerings sponsored by Heritage Woods of DeKalb

      You will find peace and quiet, history and plenty to do in Sycamore.   Here are five of t ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • A Fly’s Super-Hearing Power Could Aid Humans sponsored by Hearing Help Express

    Cockrell School engineers developed a tiny, low-power device that mimics a fly’s super-evolved hearing mechanism. The device could be used to build a ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Local services planned for High Holy Days

    Services for Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – and Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement – will again be offered by Congregation Beth Shalom in DeKalb ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fall and winter clothing sale at Federated Church

    The Federated Church in Sycamore will hold a fall and winter used clothing sale on Sept. 26 and 27. The sale will include cool and cold weather clothi ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First United Methodist celebrating 160 years of connecting with the DeKalb community

    For more than three decades Mary Bell has kept careful watch over the records documenting the past 160 years at the First United Methodist Church in D ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to see ‘Camelot’

    Reservation deadline is Oct. 27 for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to Drury Lane is to see the matinee show of “Camelot” ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art Museum fuels up ‘the bus’ for autumn excursions

    Get-On-The-Bus trips through the Northern Illinois University Art Museum are a great way to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in th ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Play tells story of journalists wrestling with war

    In the first offering of its 2014-2015 Mainstage Series season, the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Ti ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bigolin to give lecture on Sycamore history

    ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity will present a lecture on local history at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in DeKalb. Steve Bigolin, well-known Illinois and local hist ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Historian to probe ‘family secrets’ at NIU lecture

    Award-winning historian Deborah Cohen, whose latest book offers a sweeping and often surprising account of how shame has changed over the past two cen ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Avalon String Quartet begins fall season Sept. 29

    The Avalon String Quartet will begin its fall season at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, 400 Lucinda Ave. on the campus of Northern I ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IVT dinner theater tickets on sale

    Mark your calendars for Indian Valley Theatre’s fall dinner show, “Ghost of a Chance.” The productio ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
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