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  • For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

    Transforming weeds, kitchen scraps and other natural elements into a rainbow of textile dyes is a concept as old as civilization itself, with dye vats ...
    April 4, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • United Way honors its supporters with awards

    The annual meeting of Kishwaukee United Way took place March 13. Board members, community partners and local business representatives gathered to hear ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • American Museum of Natural History curator at NIU

    How should archaeologists and museums handle Native American materials? Twenty-five years after the Native American Graves and Protection Repatriation ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Buy tickets now for Bunco for Breast Cancer

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will host its seventh annual Bunco for Breast Cancer event on April 26 at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • NIU Reality Bytes Film Festival opens Monday

    The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100.
    April 4, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Ag-related books donated to schools

    For the 13th consecutive year, DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Literacy program worked with local sponsors to donate a collection of ag-relat ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • May 1 deadline for camp scholarship applications

    Northern Illinois University need scholarship applications are due May 1 for five summer arts camps.
    April 8, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Uncorked: A rugged wine from a rugged winemaker

    Chris Carpenter belongs in the mountains. With broad shoulders and a sizable frame he could pass as ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Moses’ Basket sets fundraiser at Culver’s

    “Having A Heart For Babies” – Moses’ Basket, a ministry of DeKalb Wesleyan Church will host a fundraiser and diaper drive at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • First Lutheran garage sale

    First Lutheran Church, 324 N. Third St. in DeKalb, will hold a garage sale on Saturday. Attendees can name their price, although some things may be ne ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Final Lenten service to be held at St. John

    The Wednesday Lenten services will conclude this week with guest preacher the Rev. Patrick Pinion of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burlington.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Crosswind church’s Springathon is Saturday

    Crosswind Community Church will hold its second annual Springathon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church located at 13100 Cherry Road in Genoa.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Salad bar luncheon is Monday

    The Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host host their traditional Salad Bar Lunc ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • St. George sets Greek Night at Twin Tavern

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church sponsors a Greek Night at Twin Tavern, 1028 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, on the second Thursday of the month.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:34 pm
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