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  • ​KVAL presents the fine art of collage

    Laura Lein-Svencner will demonstrate the process of creating collage papers at the next meeting the Kishwaukee Valley Art League.
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Public invited to KSO Family Fun Day Aug. 8

    The community is invited to the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s second annual KSO Golf & Family Fun Day fundraiser event on Saturday, Aug. 8, at Sycam ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Special concert celebrates park district’s 80th year

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the DeKalb Park District at its next concert at 8 p.m. Tu ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annuitants mark ‘End of Summer’ with coffee hour

    The Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will celebrate summer’s end with a coffee hour on Thursday, Aug. 6, at Hy-Vee, 2700 DeKalb Ave ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Art fair and ice cream social set for Sunday

    Enjoy a day of fun with art, music, history and good food on the grounds of the historical Ellwood Mansion at the Ellwood House Museum’s annual summer ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ will keep you on the edge of your seat

    In addition to going Clear, Tom Cruise has also gone clean – as in clean out of his mind.His oft-rep ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Rollman’s work displayed at The Art Box

    “From the Estate of Larry Schlam,” paintings by Northern Illinois University School of Art professor emeritus and local artist, Charlotte Rollman, wil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal Band to present children’s concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present a special children’s concert at 8 p.m. July 28 in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopk ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants group schedules trip to ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’

    Space remains for Northern Illinois University Annuitants’ trip to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace to see “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” on Oct. 7 ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle to host auditions for fall play

    Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle will host auditions for “Escanaba” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the James Paddock Hall in the Hick ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annual Bluegrass Jam scheduled at Dickson-Murst Farm Sunday

    Music will fill the air at Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery during the annual Bluegrass Jam from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Change of scene: Former NIU athletics employee on 'Kinky Boots' national tour

    Joe Coots has gone from Friday night lights to stage lights.The director of athletic development and ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The elaborate fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently u ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • ‘The Second City’ brings new comedy show to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for The Second City’s return to the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center on Sept. 11
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Schumer, Hader shine in bawdy ‘Trainwreck’

    Women can be jerks, too. Everyone knows that.And yet in the movies, the female schmuck generally is ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest