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  • Trail running with your four-legged best friend

    When Amanda Tichacek began running eight years ago, she found a friendly sidekick in Roxie, her 2-year-old greyhound mix. They started out slowly, but ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for NIU art, jazz and theater camps

    Theater, visual arts and instrumental jazz are on the summer camp agenda at Northern Illinois University.
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions Club helps fund school program

    Craig Rice (left), past president of Waterman Lions Club, and Kathy Smith (right), secretary of the club, present a check to Alison Metz (center), soc ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Couple paying it forward via support of education

    As a way to give back to the community through education, the DeKalb County Community Foundation announces a newly created scholarship fund by Randy a ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore History Museum participating in Give Local

    On May 3, the Sycamore History Museum is participating in Give Local America, a national day of local giving.
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learn shearing, hoof trimming in sheep skills workshop

    Sheep owners need to be proficient in several hands-on skills to manage their animals humanely and efficiently, including basic handling, tagging, hoo ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Just for Girls!' video game design camp offered

    Girls interested in creating and playing their own video games can register for the Northern Illinois University Digital Convergence Lab’s “Just for G ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions deliver hundreds of carnations

    The Genoa Lions delivered more than 240 dozen carnations to local residents on April 16.The flowers ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Opportunity House to participate in Give Local

    Participants in the developmental training program at Opportunity House are letting people know about “Give Local DeKalb County” on May 3. Many of the ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?: May checklist to get your garden growing

    As gardeners, we always look forward to May. By this month, some things are actively growing in the garden, and it is also the time to begin planting ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Beierlotzer appointed to state Forty and Eight post

    Local DeKalb County veteran Frank Beierlotzer has been appointed Grand Chef de Train of Grande d’Illinois of La Societe Des Quarante Hommes et Huit Ch ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore High School schedules plant sale

    The Sycamore High School horticulture department will sell annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs that were grown in the school greenhouse located ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale needs donated, leftover books

    The Sue Lyon Book Sale is looking for books.Used books, leftover books from garage sales, children’s ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Annual church plant sale to benefit nonprofits

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb will host its annual Mother’s Day Weekend Flower and Plant Sale on May 6 and 7.
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hendricks to perform concert Saturday at Sycamore United Methodist Church

    Jim Hendricks, professor of piano at Chicago State University and widely traveled concert pianist, will give a concert at his home church, Sycamore Un ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
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