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  • Living Green: Film tells story of revolutionary conservationist

    Carey Lundin hopes the story of a conservationist and landscape architect spurs some social action not only in DeKalb, but across the country.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    NEW YORK – Shia LaBeouf admitted Wednesday to acting up at a Broadway show, pleading guilty to disorderly conduct in one of several episodes of bizarr ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • Banish the blues with healthy blueberry muffins

    Ripe, plentiful blueberries are such a highlight of summer that some of us are prone to getting the blueberry blues during the rest of the year.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU law student meets Supreme Court justice

    Third year law student Sarah Walsh recently represented Northern Illinois University at the Federalist Society Student Leadership Conference in Washin ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Elks award scholarships

    DeKalb Elks Lodge 765 and the Illinois Children’s Care Corp. recently awarded Physical/Occupational Therapy Scholarships to Stephanie Leair of Rockfor ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU, CLC sign reverse transfer agreement

    Flanked by students, Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker and College of Lake County President Girard W. Weber signed an innovative rever ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland district sets preschool screening

    Kaneland School District Special Services will conduct a preschool screening for students who may qualify for special education services on Sept. 19 a ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lifelong Learning Institute begins Sept. 16

    Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming and the NIU Lifelong Learning Institute have announced its fa ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Excellence in Education Awards seek nominations

    Community nominations for the 2015 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards are due Oct. 1 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb A ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Leave them feeling full with chia seeds

    Pity the chia seed. For so long, this nutritional powerhouse was relegated to late-night television commercials hawking sprouting cat-shaped clay plan ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bars are sweet no-bake snacks

    Handmade fruit bars, created with a selection of dried fruit and an assortment of other elements, are a flavorful item to add to your no-bake repertoi ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blend up a more adult drink with tequila, ice cream

    Here’s a fact you need to know – aged tequilas pair beautifully with ice cream.When I discovered thi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Look to the sky Sunday for Kite Fest

    DeKALB – The ninth annual DeKalb Kite Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, in a field known as the “North 40” on the campus of Northern Ill ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Ride Like an Egyptian to support historic theater

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre’s seventh annual Ride Like An Egyptian recreational bicycle ride will be held on Saturday.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Father of children with autism keynote speaker at luncheon

    RAMP’s second annual DeKalb County Changing Attitudes Breaking Barriers Luncheon will be hld at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 18 at Faranda’s, 302 Grove St. in DeK ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:21 pm
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