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  • LIVE It Up leadership conference planned for teens

    University of Illinois Extension will host an event called LIVE It Up for all youth age 13 through 18. LIVE stands for Lead, Inspire, Value and Explor ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore church to raffle queen-sized quilt

    The Federated Church Sewing Circle has made a star quilt that will be raffled off next spring. Tickets for the raffle will be available at a number of ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prairie View’s prairie receives conservation certification

    SANDWICH – When Brook McDonald’s children attended Prairie View Elementary School in Sandwich, her family helped second-grade teacher Wendy Miller and ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Hiawatha School District 426 teachers and staff learn ALICE procedures

    KIRKLAND – Hiawatha School District 426 teachers and staff learned firsthand Friday during training exercises that basic lockdown procedures are not a ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Fans’ excitement builds as Cubs close in on World Series

    DeKALB – Mavis Bell is 107 years old and still waiting to see the Cubs win a championship. Born in ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Photo: ALICE training prepares Hiawatha teachers for an active shooter emergency

    Training exercises dealing with what to do in the event of an active shooter took place at Hiawatha High School on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in Kirkland.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • DeKalb High School principal alleges sexual harassment

    DeKALB – Before the DeKalb High School principal sought a restraining order against DeKalb School District 428’s superintendent, she filed a formal co ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

    SALT LAKE CITY – Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is su ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Genoa woman take first place at local quilt show

    Debbie Howie of Genoa won a first-place ribbon at the 2016 Quilt and Fiber Art Show Oct. 1 to 2 in DeKalb.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Esmond church plans Fall Bazaar

    Esmond United Methodist Church, 675 Main St. in Esmond, will host its fifth annual Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Mullis wins songwriting contest

    Gary Mullis of DeKalb submitted three songs he wrote to a contest sponsored by Northwest Alabama Music Publishing. He won first-place sponsorship and ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Nationally renowned nutrition expert to speak at NIU

    Dr. Michael A. Klaper will present a lecture titled, “Eating to Save Your Life and Save the Planet,” at 5 p.m. Sunday in the Wirtz Auditorium on campu ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • UUFD Spookathon returns Oct. 29

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St., will host its second annual Spookathon on Oct. 29.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Mystic Visions' author to speak at UUFD

    Quentin Young, author of the book, “Mystic Visions: Black Elk’s Great Vision Clarified,” will be a guest speaker during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship ser ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Northern Rehab collects donations for SUMC Coat Ministry

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is collecting donations for the Sycamore United Methodist Church Coat Ministry.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
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