DeKALB – “Made in Brazil”, an exhibition of prints by international artists from the collection of Robert Bornhuetter, professor emeritus in printmaking from Northern Illinois University School of Art, will be on display at The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, through May 30.
DeKALB – At a small gathering on May 5, the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice honored graduating Northern Illinois University Law School student Kevin Zickterman for his help with programs on campus during the past year.
GENOA – Becky Haag of Genoa has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
GENOA – Parag Maniar sees a void of pharmaceutical options in Genoa, and he hopes to fix that in July.
DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present “An American Collection” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, inside the Northern Illinois University Music Building.
SYCAMORE – The spring series of the Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension concludes with a session titled “Don’t Doubt the Drought.” The program is offered at 1 p.m. May 21 via teleconference at the DeKalb County Center for Agriculture, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.
GENOA – DeKalb County Community Gardens, the Genoa Township Park District and the city of Genoa are partnering to turn a vacant lot a block from downtown Genoa into a community vegetable garden.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Girl Scouts of the Double Tree Service Unit will participate in a Walk with Water event at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Sycamore Lake. Girl Scout Troop 654, which is hosted by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sycamore, is working with Tanzania Development Support to coordinate this event.
DeKALB – From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center’s Spring Open House-Open Barn will give visitors their one chance all year to see the inside of the historic barn where “The Winner” barbed wire was invented and first manufactured.
ou can check an app on your phone to see what the weather is going to be like tomorrow, but what about 10 or even 100 years from now? To predict climate changes, geologists are drilling into the heart of Antarctic ice and studying the effects of millions of years of weather.
DeKALB – More than 200 runners participated in the ninth annual Neighbors’ House 5K Run on April 20.
Kishwaukee Untied Way and the DeKalb County Ca$h Coalition will host a series of financial literacy events in DeKalb and Sycamore in the first $mart with Money Week, scheduled from Saturday, May 18 through Saturday, May 23.
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) conducted a commissioning ceremony for its graduating seniors on May 10.
The Illinois Department of Public Health recently reported 2,026 Illinois cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in calendar year 2012, the most since 1950.
DeKALB – DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau is preparing for its 12th annual bike auction on Saturday, May 18.