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  • Indie rock band returns to Christian Connection

    SYCAMORE – National tours have their perks, but the members of DeKalb-based indie rock band FUE are looking forward to playing an intimate show near h ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Akst: Following up on utility prices

    After this column appears each week, I check online for comments. It’s great if somebody says something complimentary that sparks a deeper discussion.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Disney, ‘Les Mis’ on band’s program

    The DeKalb Municipal Band presents its ninth free concert of the summer at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dee Palmer band shell in Hopkins Park. Soprano Chris ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus proudly announces Dr. Steven Grives as its new director for the 2014-2015 season. Steve will join DFC as its sixth music di ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • benefit concert for Kaneland Arts Initiative

    Bailey Cates will perform a solo concert to raise money for the Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI), formerly known as the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Fes ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts art fair outside historic barn

    Twenty artisans will display and sell their wares on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Founder of NIU's first jazz band releases memoir

    In 1969, Northern Illinois University put out an "unusual" job description that Ron "Mode" Modell fit.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 8:02 am
  • A healthy after school snack that eats like a treat

    The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? “Have a piece of fruit.”After-school snack ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Extension offers 10 videos for vegetable gardeners

    Gardeners can find more than 400 useful videos on the University of Illinois Extension YouTube channel, according to U of I Extension horticulture edu ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mini quilt show a taste of what’s to come in the fall

    The DeKalb County Quilters Guild will host “A Mini Quilt Show,” highlighting the work of DeKalb County Quilters Guild, at the DeKalb Area Women’s Cent ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Marlyn Majorettes plan annual picnic

    The Marlyn Majorettes and Majors Color Guard and Drum Corps will celebrate its annual alumnae picnic in the Sycamore Park on Aug. 23.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Elburn Seniors plan casino trip

    Elburn Seniors have scheduled a trip to Isle Of Capri Casino in Bettendorf, Iowa, on Aug. 19.Everyon ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Donations sought for garage sale fundraiser

    Tanzania Development Support is seeking donations of salable items for a fundraising garage sale that will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 and 2 ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWER

    Meet Me at the Fair a huge success To the Editor: I would like to say thanks to all for ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open at Performing Arts Academy

    The Performing Arts Academy is taking registration for fall classes.Semester 1 begins Sept. 2 and ru ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
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