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  • Trio of webinars offered on bees and pollinators

    Beekeeping remains a popular pursuit for both farmers and hobbyists, but there are a few things people need to know in order to get a good start.
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Exchange student talks Scouting in Denmark

    Christian Deding, an exchange student from Aarhus, Denmark, recently gave a presentation to several Boy Scout troops and their leaders about his exper ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Barb Food Mart benefits from Eagle project

    Brandon Radtke built this moveable bookshelf as his Eagle Scout project for the Barb Food Mart, a school-based food pantry for families in DeKalb Scho ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Four Seasons Gardening program offers spring series

    The spring series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Faces of Sycamore’ set to open April 16

    “Faces of Sycamore: Our Community, Our Story” is the new exhibit opening April 16 at the Sycamore History Museum.
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Students raise money for scholarship in classmate’s honor

    GENOA – More than 300 students took turns Friday walking laps in the gym, reading in the library, or playing with the school’s band, every minute of w ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Nicklas provides leadership for Long-Term Recovery Corp.

    FAIRDALE – Two-year-old Brooklynn Johnson survived the tornado in Fairdale, holding a Maglite flashlight that was much too big for her, alongside her ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Lessons learned: Residents, first responders, government gain knowledge in dealing with tornado

    FAIRDALE – Recovery began immediately in Fairdale and quickly became an all-in effort, Kirkland Mayor Les Bellah said as he looked back on the days th ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Children’s art class offered at Faith United Methodist Church

    Faith United Methodist Church will host a free art class for children in preschool through fifth grade from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 13, 20 and 27.
    April 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Love INC to host donation drive

    Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ) will take its ministry to the Newman Center, Christ the Teacher Parish, 512 Normal Ave. in DeKalb, on April 16 a ...
    April 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County, unions stuck on raises, bonuses, insurance costs

    DeKALB – The collective bargaining battle rages on, with DeKalb County and the union representing some of its workers haggling over raises, bonuses an ...
    April 7, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • For tornado victims, process of healing and repair continues

    FAIRDALE – Among the few remaining items to survive the EF4 tornado that devastated Fairdale last year were sun-stained family photographs and plush s ...
    April 7, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Fairdale residents who have rebuilt say community still not quite like home

    DeKALB – Stefanie Jacobson feels sad and empty when she looks over the Fairdale community where she has lived for more than 20 years from her upstairs ...
    April 7, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • NIU Art Museum opens Art Deco exhibition

    The Northern Illinois University Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period ...
    April 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Natural Rhythm' on display at The Art Box

    “Natural Rhythm,” an exhibition of encaustics by Patricia Lagger of Aurora and photographs by Daniel Grych of DeKalb, will be on display at The Art Bo ...
    April 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
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