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  • Gurler House to host skill event during Corn Fest

    The Gurler Heritage Association will present a new event this year during Corn Fest – Heritage Skills Day.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café to explore lessons of Flint water crisis

    By now many have heard about the frightening problems with lead-polluted water in Flint, Michigan. But exactly how did the problems come about? And ho ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police, Target offer child safety seat checkup

    The DeKalb Police Department is partnering with Target to offer a child safety seat checkup event from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 30.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Moss can be a versatile and beautiful addition to any garden

    J. Paul Moore, who owned a garden center in Tennessee for more than 30 years, can’t count the number of times people asked him how to kill moss.
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Friends offer trip to see 'Phantom of the Opera'

    The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are sponsoring a fundraising trip to see Cameron Mackintosh’s production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall donates to FVOAS

    Prindi’s Antique Mall, located at 2 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich, has made a donation to Fox Valley Older Adult Services as a result of its July fundra ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Scouts take high adventure trip

    Scouts from Waterman Boy Scout Troop 139 crossed the border to Atikokan Ontario, Canada, this summer for a canoe trip to BSA boundary waters. The scou ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Meet Me at the Fair a successTo the Editor:Thank you to all of our visitors and volunteers for makin ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: California winemaker learns from South Africa harvest

    Adam Franscioni got engaged and moved to another continent.He had a month to settle in with his fian ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Federated Church supplies back-to-school backpacks

    The Federated Church in Sycamore hosted its annual “filling of the backpacks” Aug. 7.Members of the ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul's to hold outdoor service, picnic

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will conduct its 10:30 a.m. Sunday service outdoors on the front lawn at Normal and Greenbrier roads.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s and Grace Place Campus Ministry offer Prayers2Pass

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Grace Place Campus Ministry will offer #Prayers2Pass, an interactive prayer event for the students, faculty and staff ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dorothy's Diamonds travel to Cape Cod

    Dorothy’s Diamonds in Creston recently traveled to Cape Cod, Mass. As a part of the trip, the group stopped at the Kennedy Memorial and took this phot ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Beierlotzer elected to leadership role in veterans organization

    DeKalb County veteran Frank Beierlotzer was elected Grand Chef de Gare of Grande Voiture d’Illinois of La Societe Des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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