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  • Purple belt awarded

    Hard work and dedication have paid off for Genoa-Kingston native Kyler Dodd who has been studying Shotokan Karate at Midwest Shotokan Karate in Genoa  ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Sycamore Library display

    Gillian Taylor is displaying her Hello Kitty collection in the Sycamore Public Library Youth Display Case for the month of November. Gillian is a sixt ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Corn Fest donates to TAILS

    TAILS Humane Society Director of Volunteers Nicole Brokaw (center) accepts a $3,500 check from DeKalb Corn Fest Board Members Alice Freier, Shawn Lowe ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • BSA Troop 16 experiences Boundary Waters

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, sent a nine-person crew on a High Adventure Boundary Waters trip this summer.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm

    Bassett completes basic trainingTrevis Lee Bassett of Sycamore left for basic training in Fort Benni ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Book drive helps children in Neighbor's House program

    Northern Illinois Reading Council (an affiliate of the International Literacy Association) is taking part in the Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive at ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • NIU Community School of the Arts receives $5,000 grant

    The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund, administere ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Parade selects Embrey

    The Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Parade committee selected DeKalb music and theater producer Michael Embrey to be part of the production team for the ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:20 pm
  • Uncorked: Three chefs share their Thanksgiving vision

    The burden of Thanksgiving is fine with Kelly English. “Thanksgiving is the chef’s curse,” English s ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • GivingThanks 5K Run at Hopkin’s Park

    The second Neighbors’ House Giving Thanks 5K Run will take place at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West Auxiliary plans Holiday Treasures Sale

    The Valley West Hospital Auxiliary will present its annual Holiday Treasures Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Valley West Hospital, 1302 ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elks Hoop Shoot set for Dec. 12

    The DeKalb Elks Lodge 765 will host the annual Elks Hoop Shoot at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Sports and Recreation Center in DeKalb, 1765 S. Fourth St.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Hope offers Thanksgiving meal

    New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb will host a Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Holiday Open House at Sycamore History Museum

    For the seventh year, the Sycamore History Museum is saying thank you to the community with a Holiday Open House that is free to everyone.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Workout before the Thanksgiving feast

    The annual Be Thankful Workout will begin at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving at DeKalb Park District Sports & Recreation, 1765 S. Fourth St., DeKalb.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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    Which of these days is best to do holiday shopping?
    Thanksgiving night
    Black Friday
    Cyber Monday
    Christmas Eve