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  • Whatever your politics, it’s time for a party

    With the Republic National Convention taking place through July 21 in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia, the ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Uncorked: Kutch trades Wall Street for winemaking

    With a garbled tone of voice Jamie Kutch answered the phone. It would be an understatement to descri ...
    July 19, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Explore plant life at Ellwood House Museum

    Children and their families are invited to learn about science at the Ellwood House Museum. A natural history program, called “What is a Plant?” will ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Human rights commission to meet

    The Northwest Regional Human Rights Division of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kishwaukee Hospital, ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Project Seth hosts motorcycle run

    Project Seth will hold its inaugural Sethtastic Motorcycle Run on Saturday.Project Seth is a local n ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts ‘Postcards of DeKalb’

    The Glidden Homestead will host a program from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, given by DeKalb area native Peter Espe.
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Women’s group plans annual picnic

    The DeKalb Christian Women’s Connection will host its annual Picnic on the Farm at noon Thursday at Lillian Harbecke’s farm, 17535 Mount Hunger Road i ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS plans adoption promotion

    TAILS Humane Society will hold a “Clear the Shelter” adoption promotion from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huskies host Family Fun Day and Movie Night

    Fans, families and friends of all ages are invited to Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium on Friday for 2016 NIU Football Family Fun Day and Movie Night, ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Masons install new officers

    DeKalb Masonic Lodge 144 installed a new set of officers on June 14. The new officers for 2016-2917 are: Matthew Kapustianyk, worshipful master; the R ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Zinio now available at Somonauk library

    Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand, is now available at the Somonauk Public Library.The Somonauk P ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich library providing free meals

    One in five children in northern Illinois face food insecurity. During the summer months, this insecurity intensifies due to the lack of school-provid ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    VanUs returns home from tour of dutyUS Army Specialist Trever J. VanUs has returned home from a thre ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Encore performance: Plants that re-bloom

    Midsummer can be a quiet time in the garden. Spring and early summer plants have finished blooming. What can a gardener do to keep summer gardens abun ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H project judging this week

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will host its annual 4-H General Project Show on Wednesday and Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in Syc ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
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