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  • 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
  • Speaker to present ‘Why Tolerate Religion?’

    Brian Leiter, legal scholar and philosopher, will speak about religious toleration and religious claims of conscience at 1 p.m. Dec. 4 in Altgeld Hall ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Old North Grove School celebrates Christmas

    The simple quaint Christmas spirit will be celebrated at the Old North Grove School, 26745 Brickville Road, Sycamore, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • ‘This Changes Everything’ film to be screened

    “This Changes Everything,” a documentary film based on Naomi Klein’s book of the same name, will be making its northern Illinois premiere at 7 p.m. De ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brown Bag features genealogy website discussion

    Interest in genealogy continues to grow. The most common research request at the Sycamore History Museum is connected to family history. As part of th ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Breakfast With Santa coming up at Crumpets

    This year’s Breakfast With Santa at Crumpets Tea Room in Genoa will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Swing state Colorado mulls universal health care proposal

    DENVER – A new plan for government-run health care that covers everyone is coming from a surprising corner: Colorado, a politically moderate swing sta ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • It’s a wrap: decorating with throws and blankets

    If you’re not up for big projects like repainting the walls or adding insulation to the attic this fall, consider stocking up on throw blankets for an ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:21 pm
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