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  • Art, music and ice cream on tap at Ellwood House

    Enjoy a day of fun with art, music, history and good food on the grounds of the historic Ellwood Mansion at the Ellwood House Museum’s annual summer e ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU conference offers ideas for inspiring K-12 students

    Robots in the classroom. Science-infused artwork. Digital storytelling. Teachers will learn how to make their classrooms more exciting by adding the a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sports physical event scheduled

    KishHealth System Physician Group is hosting a sports physical event from 4 to 6 p.m. July 30 at its Genoa office, 599 Pearson Drive.
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Montessori schedules open house

    DeKalb Montessori will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.The center offers presch ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County 4-H Fair scheduled for next weekend

    The DeKalb County 4-H program will be conducting its traditional 4-H Fair on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds.
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Hogs for Dogs’ supports animal shelter

    “Hogs for Dogs,” a motorcycle run to raise funds for the DeKalb County Animal Shelter in Genoa, will take place Sunday.
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals

    KishHealth System Physician Group offers sports physicals for $35. Sports physicals are good for one calendar year, so a record of a current physical ...
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Nostalgic weekend slated for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 1950’s will make a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend scheduled for July 24 through July 26.
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb ‘State of the City’ address scheduled for Tuesday

    DeKALB – The sixth annual State of the City event will feature an overview of the past fiscal year for the city of DeKalb and an update on plans for t ...
    July 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston Fest features cardboard boat race

    Local crews are gearing up for the return of Kingston Fest on Saturday.The day's events will kick of ...
    July 14, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • STEM Café focus on physics of musical instruments

    DeKALB – Snare drums snap, bells ting-a-ling, and flutes whistle like birds. But why does one instrument sound any different than another? And how do ...
    July 12, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • ‘Creature’ hunt set at museum

    Children ages 6 to 12 and their families are invited to take a “Creatures & Creations” tour of the Ellwood House Museum at 10 a.m. July 15.
    July 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Win quilt at Meet Me at the Fair event

    The 10th annual Meet Me at the Fair will be held July 18 at Pay-It-Forward House, 719 Somonauk St. in Sycamore.
    July 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa brown bag features railways

    Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum in Genoa will host a brown bag lunch program from noon to 1 p.m. July 15.
    July 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Biking with Beanzie scheduled for Sunday

    Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb will present its 17th annual Biking with Beanzie recreational (25, 46, 62, 80 and 101 mile routes) and Community/Fam ...
    July 6, 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