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  • NIU athletic director honored for advancing opportunities for minorities

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier received the Distinguished Service Award from ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore tours expand to include downtown

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum will present three walking tours this summer, on the first and third Sundays of each month.
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions present scholarships

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    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thurow's legacy lives on in scholarships

    SYCAMORE – Two Sycamore High School seniors, Alex Handel and Ashley Yunek, have been awarded the first Wally Thurow scholarships of $500 each.
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lightning 12U land first place

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    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 17, 1889There is a great discussion going on as to what should be America’s nation ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Summerfest food, tractors and more

    WATERMAN – Leonard Johnson says a love for farming is in his blood.Johnson was raised on a farm, and ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anonymous donor match spurs fundraising drive at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – Melissa Irick understands the importance of supporting the Egyptian Theatre.Irick, a DeKalb ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore history program explores Civil War music

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum will present a program of Civil War music on Wednesday, July 23.
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Movies, comics, books celebrated at bookstore's pop culture series

    DeKALB – Barnes & Noble, in the Oakland Center shopping center in DeKalb, will host a five-week "Get Pop-Cultured" series of events beginning Friday, ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Female football fans invited to NIU Women's Clinic

    DeKALB – For the sixth consecutive summer, Northern Illinois University football invites women from throughout the region to the NIU Football Women’s ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H'ers show off projects at annual exhibition

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County 4-H program will have its annual 4-H General Project Show on July 16 and 17 at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building in ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tips to get a better lawn for less money

    Homeowners strive to have the best lawn on the block and, all too often, at the expense of their checkbook, said a University of Illinois Extension ho ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Extension has a rescue plan for brown evergreens

    The winter of 2014 took a great toll on evergreens in northern Illinois, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. 
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crafters welcome at Oak Crest craft fair

    DeKALB – DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest staff, residents and volunteers announce the fourth annual Art and Craft Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
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