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  • Series gives practical advice for small farms

    The University of Illinois Extension Small Farm Webinar Series is a weekly educational event for the small farm community that provides practical know ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Museum visitors to vote for favorite trees

    SYCAMORE – More than 20 trees have been decorated and placed around the Midwest Museum of Natural History for the fourth annual Festival of Trees. Aft ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Federated marks Christmas week with special activities

    SYCAMORE – Children of The Federated Church in Sycamore will present a Christmas pageant with audience participation during the 10 a.m. worship servic ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hinckley library plans special events

    HINCKLEY – The Hinckley Public Library will hold its second annual Polar Express Family Story Night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. This free event is de ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Drive-thru nativity shares meaning of Christmas

    GENOA – Christmas can seem like a frenzy for gifts, but to Matt Krueger the greatest gift is the one that God gave the world.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois crop management conferences

    University of Illinois Extension is hosting the 11th annual Illinois Crop Management Conferences at four different locations in January and February. ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Soil seminars give farmers a head start on 2015

    For an investment of $20 and seven hours, farmers can feed their curiosity and improve improve productivity on their farms. Local agricultural produce ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The rant is back: Lewis Black returns to the Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – After the highly successful 2014 “The Rant is Due" tour, comedian Lewis Black’s all-new 2015 "The Rant is Due: Part Deux" comes to the Egypti ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Christmas trees imitate holiday decorations of past presidents

    DeKALB – DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest will host its 20th annual Christmas Tree Walk and Open House from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. The ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Luminaria vigil remembers those struggling with cancer

    SYCAMORE – Cancer never sleeps, and it doesn’t take a holiday, either. It doesn’t take time off for snow days or cold weather days. It’s 24/7, 365 day ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blue Christmas service for those not feeling so merry and bright

    DeKALB – The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people, the holiday season is a difficult time marked ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS to hold adoption weekend event in Geneva

    This holiday season TAILS Humane Society encourages animal lovers to adopt a furry new family member in time for the holidays. Adoptable dogs, cats, p ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Getting your message across the focus of women's lunch

    SYCAMORE – Catherine Johns with Women’s Ally, Inc. will present “Create a Compelling Presence” at the December Kishwaukee Women’s Network monthly lunc ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Will the polar vortex return?

    DeKALB – Last year’s polar vortex caused some of the most severe winter weather Illinois has seen in the past 50 years, and people are wondering what ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Orchestra performs holiday pops concert

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the public to its Holiday Pops Concert, "Winter Wonderland," at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at Boutell ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:54 am
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