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  • Dojo Dynamics athletes place at tournament

    Three members of the Dojo Dynamics martial arts competition team recently competed at a local tournament, hosted by Grand Master Ron Troutman and Mast ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions clean up Great Western Trail

    On April 16, the Sycamore Lions, many family members and several volunteers, including four from the Kishwaukee College Environmental Studies program, ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kimmel wins Marian Baker Child Care Professional Award

    Steve Kimmel, director of the Kishwaukee College Early Childhood Center in Malta, is the 2016 recipient of the Marian Baker Child Care Professional Aw ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Burski receives Friend of the Child Award

    Tom Burski is the 2016 recipient of the Friend of the Child Award, presented by 4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care.
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Boy Scouts visit nature center

    Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb held an educational overnight at Bartlett Nature Center, which is located at James “Pate” Phillip State Park. Scouts enjo ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    NIU Cares Day volunteers impressedTo the Editor:April 16 marked the 10th anniversary of NIU Cares Da ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • New nature writing group to meet at Russell Woods

    Those who love writing or would like to find their own writing style are invited to come to the Natural Resource Education Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, Ma ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Flavorful dinner leads to varietal exploration

    Familiarity with flavors can creep into the food and wine experience.It was a Spanish tapas dinner a ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • YMCA names new swim team coach

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA has hired Guy Gniotczynski as the new senior coach for the DeKalb County Swim Team. Gniotczynski’s first day of coaching wa ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta pastor on medical mission trip

    The Rev. Noah R. Panlilio, pastor of Malta and Northwest Malta United Methodist Church, led a medical mission trip to the city of Tarlac in the Philip ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul's taking lobster orders

    St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road in DeKalb, is taking orders for its 47th annual Lobster Boil. Lobsters from the East Coast are shipped ov ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Selimbegovic recognized as Citizen of the Month

    In 1993, Bosnia was in the midst of a civil war, and 19 members of a school basketball team were fighting for their lives.
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Women Walk the World event supports women in Tanzania

    It may have been overcast and cloudy, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 20 DeKalb County Homemaker Education Association members who took ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Montessori holding open enrollment

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning is holding open enrollment for summer and fall 2016. Those interested are asked to call or stop in.
    May 11, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • ‘My Favorite Things’ program planned at First Baptist Church

    Women of all ages are invited to attend the “My Favorite Things” program from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in DeKalb, 349 ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
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