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  • Choral group's tour makes stop in DeKalb

    Immanuel Lutheran Church & Student Center, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, will host the Concordia Seminary choral ensemble at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Local high schools compete at WYSE challenge

    Kishwaukee College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering Academic Challenge on Feb. 3. Eight area high schools sent teams of students ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • SMS Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Adrianna Pellegrini, Christian Lanan, Reiana Youn ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Sycamore music students attend ILMEA conference

    SYCAMORE – Seventeen Sycamore High School students were selected to participate in the 2015 Illinois Music Education Conference at the Peoria Civic Ce ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • DeKalb County churches preparing for Lent

    SYCAMORE – The Rev. Dr. Martha Brunell is preparing for 40 days of stillness.So are the members of t ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • ‘Lovers and Other Strangers’ on campus

    Love and relationships in the tumultuous late-1960s is the focus of the next Northern Illinois University theater production, opening today and runnin ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Young musicians to perform at recital

    Six young musicians will perform in the annual Honors Recital at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Northern Illinois University.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • SHS Theater goes on a ‘Picnic’

    The Sycamore High School Theater Department will present its winter play, “Picnic,” by William Inge, Feb. 19 through 21.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Area residents divided on 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Roses are red and violets are blue, but this Valentine’s Day is going to be seeing a whole lot of Grey.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • St. Paul's, Grace Place offer ashes on the go

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will partner with Northern Illinois University’s Grace Place Campus Ministry for the fifth year in a row to offer “Ashes o ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Speaker to discuss Parkinson’s diagnosis

    Visiting Angels senior care will host a Parkinson’s information meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Family Services Community Room ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • You know the scent, now learn to love the flavor of roses

    When it comes to romance, there can be no better floral answer than the rose. The bold red petals entice the eyes from across the room, while that int ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Uncorked: Blending process is a tasting adventure

    Jason Haas holds a series of handwritten spreadsheets in his hands.  Numbers identify the different ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Pay-It-Forward House sets orientation

    Pay-It-Forward House will hold volunteer orientation from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 21.The orientation wi ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Nominations sought for Spirit of Caring Award

    The Kishwaukee United Way seeks help with identifying special volunteers or nonprofit staff members for a Spirit of Caring Award.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:13 am
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