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  • Ugly Sweater benefit set in Burlington

    Mott’s Lounge, 175 N. Main St. in Burlington, will host an Ugly Sweater Party Benefit for “Kare for Kiley” starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Vote for your favorite at Festival of Trees

    More than 20 trees have been decorated and placed around the Midwest Museum of Natural History for the fourth annual Festival of Trees. After looking ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Hinckley library plans story night

    The Hinckley Public Library will hold its second annual Polar Express Family Story Night at 6 p.m. Thursday. This free event is designed for families ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Will the polar vortex return?

    Last year’s polar vortex caused some of the most severe winter weather Illinois has seen in the past 50 years, and people are wondering what this wint ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Fundraiser planned for Maynard family

    The Quarter Craze fundraiser for the Maynard family will be held Thursday at the Jane Fargo Hotel, 355 W. State St., in Sycamore.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Teen gifts: Ideas for the hard-to-buy-for big kids

    hey are finicky and fickle, and might be updating their wish lists as often as their Instagram accounts. Do you have any idea what to buy the teenager ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Education foundation thanks donors To the Editor: The generosity of numerous donors to the Somonauk ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Rodriguez graduates from training Army Pvt. Brian G. Rodriguez has graduated from Basic Combat Train ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants trip to Miami and Key West

    Jan. 1 is the deadline for reservations for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to Miami and Key West that will take place Ma ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Maple Park High School reunion planned

    The graduates of Maple Park High School will gather for an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. April 26 at the Maple Park Fire Station, 305 S. County Line Roa ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cookies, candy needed to fill baskets of cheer

    Lots of homemade cookies and candy are needed to fill nearly 400 Christmas Cheer Baskets that will be delivered Christmas Eve to senior citizens and s ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU College of Law collaborates on health clinic at homeless shelter

    Northern Illinois University College of Law officially opened the doors to its new Health Advocacy Clinic at Hesed House Community Resource Center, 68 ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal plans Christmas Eve services

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will host two very different Christmas Eve services this year: an interactive children’s Holy Communion service at 4 p.m. ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chancel, handbell choirs perform holiday cantata

    During the 10 a.m. worship service on Sunday, the Chancel Choir of The Federated Church in Sycamore will present “The Promise of a King: A Christmas P ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets ‘Christmas at Four’

    “Christmas at Four,” a worship service presented by the children of Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
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