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  • West Elementary students run with teacher in 5K race

    Jami Thompson challenged her fifth-grade students at West Elementary in Sycamore to run the Northern Illinois University College of Law 5K race with h ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School names students of the month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its students of the month for March. The sixth-grade students are Miranda Baker, Nathan Lee, Olivia King and Navi Rui ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Add big flavor to roasted chicken

    Spatchcocking isn’t just a fun word to teach your kids to say on the playground. It’s also a great way to get dinner on the table fast.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • The art of the deal: Can game theory help parents?

    NEW YORK – Game theory, a branch of mathematics dealing with strategic thinking, has been applied to scenarios of war, business and biology. But paren ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • DeKalb Education Foundation to host fundraiser

    Members of the DeKalb Education Foundation Board of Directors made surprise visits to 14 classrooms in February to award checks in excess of $15,000 t ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Barb City Manor to host reception for volunteers

    Barb City Manor will thank its friends and community volunteers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. This celebration is open to the public.
    April 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • HorsePower Therapeutic seeks volunteers

    HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in Maple Park will hold a Volunteer Orientation on May 3 for people interested in joining its organization.
    April 27, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Women Walk the World set for April 29

    The sixth annual Women Walk the World, sponsored by the DeKalb County Homemakers Education Association, will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Farm Burea ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Moose Lodge plans indoor garage sale

    Sycamore Moose Lodge 1506, 317 W. State St., will host an indoor garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
    April 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Museum hosts program on Underground Railroad

    The beginnings of America included a giant struggle between those who supported and those who opposed slavery.
    April 24, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Karate students earn blue belts

    Wolf and Maddie Cat provide a dynamic brother-sister combination punch when it comes to their dedication to Shotokan Karate as members of the Midwest ...
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • YMCA to celebrate 25th Healthy Kids Day

    On Saturday, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA will host a free community event to inspire more children to keep their minds and bodies active. This year mar ...
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kirkland Citizen of the Year nominations sought

    The Greater Kirkland Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Kirkland Citizen of the Year.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DHS Class of 1956 to meet Wednesday

    The DeKalb High School Class of 1956 will hold an informal lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Junction Eating Place, 816 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteer opportunities available at Midwest Museum of Natural History

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St. in Sycamore, invites community members to get involved at the museum.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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