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  • How LINE-X is a community partner?

    Dave Yanke, owner of LINE-X in Sycamore, is proud to serve DeKalb County. His team is not only focu ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre opens ‘Don’t Hug Me’ next weekend

    Indian Valley Theatre will present the musical comedy “Don’t Hug Me” on Feb. 24 through 26 at the Sandwich Opera House.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb High School to host a cappella competition

    DeKalb High School will host the Varsity Vocals ICHSA Midwest Quarterfinal a cappella competition at 7 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Area Women’s Center to host annual meeting, book sale

    The annual meeting of the DeKalb Area Women’s Center will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and will include a sale of fine books including art, psychology a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Theatre to present 'A Song for Coretta'

    Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming production of “A Song for Coretta,” written by Pearl Cleage, is a timeless piece t ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Susan Cudden to demonstrate for KVAL

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host Genoa artist Susan Cudden at its meeting on March 2.Cudde ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler Dance to present 'Sleeping Beauty'

    Beth Fowler Dance Company will present its spring ballet, "Sleeping Beauty," at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, at the Egy ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU professor and alum earn Grammy honors

    While the main focus was on Chicago’s homegrown talent Chance the Rapper winning big, two additional Illinoisans were winners at the Grammys on Sunday ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College stages reading of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

    Kishwaukee College Theatre will hold a one-night reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s critically acclaimed play, “A Raisin in the Sun,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

    Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Canapes will dress up any Academy Awards party buffet

    When it comes to planning party menus, we often think the most special dishes are the most complicated ones, with exotic and expensive ingredients. Bu ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • Not just for restaurants: Charcuterie boards make an easy and impressive appetizer

    Who says you can enjoy a charcuterie board only when you go out to eat? Restaurants have made them a diner’s favorite, and many restaurants become des ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • For the Oscars, try a champagne cocktail that’s dressed up

    Whether you are a film fanatic or just in it for the gowns, awards season is a no-brainer excuse for a theme party. Hollywood glitz and glamour offers ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Grace Parks, Sam Krull, Madison Huml and Dawson A ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline extended

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through March 1. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
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