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  • Pig roast set at United Church of Sandwich

    The United Church of Sandwich is hosting its annual drive-through Pork Loin BBQ-Pig Roast from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at 512 Lions Road, Sandwich (a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul the Apostle hosting Bible school

    Totally Catholic VBS “Everest” comes to Sandwich at St. Paul the Apostle in August.Children starting ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rollman’s work displayed at The Art Box

    “From the Estate of Larry Schlam,” paintings by Northern Illinois University School of Art professor emeritus and local artist, Charlotte Rollman, wil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal Band to present children’s concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present a special children’s concert at 8 p.m. July 28 in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopk ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants group schedules trip to ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’

    Space remains for Northern Illinois University Annuitants’ trip to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace to see “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” on Oct. 7 ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle to host auditions for fall play

    Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle will host auditions for “Escanaba” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the James Paddock Hall in the Hick ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annual Bluegrass Jam scheduled at Dickson-Murst Farm Sunday

    Music will fill the air at Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery during the annual Bluegrass Jam from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Change of scene: Former NIU athletics employee on 'Kinky Boots' national tour

    Joe Coots has gone from Friday night lights to stage lights.The director of athletic development and ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Fava beans long overdue to make their mark in U.S.

    You wouldn’t know it looking at grocers’ produce sections in the U.S., but lots of people have been eating lots of fava beans for an awful long time.
    July 21, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • World mayors at Vatican urge 'bold climate agreement'

    VATICAN CITY – Mayors from around the world declared Tuesday that climate change is real, man-made and must be stopped as a matter of moral imperative ...
    July 21, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals

    KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals for $35. Sports physicals are good for one calendar year, so a record of a current physical ...
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Nostalgic weekend slated for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 1950’s will make a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend scheduled for July 24 through July 26.
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Crocodiles are coming to Midwest Museum of Natural History

    SYCAMORE – Rob Carmichael from the Wildlife Discovery Center is coming to the Midwest Museum of Natural History at 1 p.m. Saturday.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • DeKalb ‘State of the City’ address scheduled for Tuesday

    DeKALB – The sixth annual State of the City event will feature an overview of the past fiscal year for the city of DeKalb and an update on plans for t ...
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk Summer Fest begins July 24

    SOMONAUK – The Somonauk Summer Fest returns this weekend for its eighth year at Somonauk Community Park, 500 S. Depot St. in Somonauk.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:42 pm
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