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  • Dorothy's Diamonds travel to Cape Cod

    Dorothy’s Diamonds in Creston recently traveled to Cape Cod, Mass. As a part of the trip, the group stopped at the Kennedy Memorial and took this phot ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Beierlotzer elected to leadership role in veterans organization

    DeKalb County veteran Frank Beierlotzer was elected Grand Chef de Gare of Grande Voiture d’Illinois of La Societe Des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mission trip helps teenagers grow in faith

    More than 120 teenagers and 28 adults traveled to Rochester, New York, the week of July 24 to 30 through Life Missions, a ministry of Sycamore United ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran resumes regular schedule

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, will begin its fall schedule Sunday with two services.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk Presbyterian sets blood drive

    Somonauk United Presbyterian Church will host a community blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Sycamore church hosts ‘Refresh’ event

    Bev Rauch, music director at Sycamore United Methodist Church, will share some of her writings in a special event called “Refresh” at 5 p.m. Aug. 28. 
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Casts announced for IVT’s Sandwich Fair melodramas

    Audiences at the Sandwich Fair will be treated to two classic melodramas at the Indian Valley Theatre Melodrama Tent that will be full of puns and jok ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL hosts arts and crafts event for children

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League sponsored an outdoor arts and crafts event for children at the recent Ellwood House Ice Cream Social using a garden t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread & Roses rehearsals begin Aug. 21

    Bread & Roses invites local area women who are interested in joining a women’s community chorus and have a desire to help others to come see if this c ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal to perform last concert of the season

    The final concert of the season for the DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Ho ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb native returns to host fundraiser at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKalb High School alum Erika McCall, class of 2000, will return home to host a fundraiser at the Egyptian Theatre. 
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds ready to rock Corn Fest

    One thing Kim Wilson, co-founder and lead singer/harmonica player of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, can guarantee to his audiences is that they’ll never s ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • E-books about Hogwarts to be released in September

    NEW YORK – J.K. Rowling has so much more to say about Hogwarts.The “Harry Potter” author has complet ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chemo infusion

    Most people have gotten a minor illness before and been prescribed medication. After popping down pills with a glass of water a couple of times a day, ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Homing in on the latest hearing aid technology

    Used to be, when people wore hearing aids, they spent much of their time trying to adjust the volume, sharing with those nearby a dose of a fine-tunin ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Reader Poll

    High school football season begins tonight. How often do you attend games?
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