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  • Kingston Elementary receives grant

    Kingston Elementary School received a $5,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help fund the Kingston Playground Project. The schoo ...
    June 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Seniors receive Centennial Service Awards

    Resource Bank recently named the recipients of the 2015 Centennial Service Award. Each of the top ei ...
    June 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Boulos Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $101,925 in scholarships has been awarded by the Chris and Katherine Boulos Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarships, adm ...
    June 18, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • Stonehouse Farm hosts bluegrass festival

    Stonehouse Farm in Earlville will host "Homegrown: a Bluegrass & Homestead Gathering" over the Independence Day weekend.
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Harris highlights Tuesday band concert

    Local performer Zachary Harris will be the guest vocalist at the DeKalb Municipal Band concert on June 23.
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KSO Concert in the Park

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its annual free Summer Concert in the Park at 8 p.m. June 25 at the Dee Palmer Band Shell, Hopkins Park ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Drum corps competition returns to DeKalb in July

    Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium once again will play host to the Drum Corps, “Tour of Champions.”
    June 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • ‘As the World Turns’ on display at women’s center

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host “As the World Turns,” an exhibition consisting of a site-specific installation and small works by Agnes Ma.
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local group attends Tony Awards

    The stars aligned on June 7 for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, as theater-goers, thespians and entertainers adorned with evening gowns and tuxedos came ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb alum releases first jazz CD

    Jeff Miguel has gone from performing at DeKalb High School to having his music packaged in CD form.L ...
    June 17, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Review: In Pixar's 'Inside Out,' the cacophony of childhood

    “Inside Out,” the latest Pixar punch to the heart, navigates the labyrinth of a young girl’s mind in an antic, candy-colored romp through childhood me ...
    June 17, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • Skip the gadgets. What Dad really wants for Father’s Day is a truly robust sandwich

    You know what Dad really wants for Father’s Day this year? A sandwich.No, seriously. Guys generally ...
    June 16, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Did your dog get skunked? There's an easy household remedy

    Buddy is a New York City dog, accustomed to bedtime walks around the block on a leash. But on family vacations in rural Maine, I let her out the back ...
    June 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fairdale fundraiser scheduled for June 20

    A fundraiser to assist those affected by the recent Fairdale area tornado will be from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, at Cabana Charley’s Restaurant, 1470 ...
    June 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Go Red for Women in downtown DeKalb

    Downtown DeKalb will host the fifth annual Girls Night Out Go Red for Women fundraising event to benefit the American Heart Association on June 18.
    June 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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