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  • 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
  • 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
  • Fair a one-stop shop for services

    DeKALB – State Rep. Robert Pritchard (R-Sycamore) is teaming up with State Sen. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford), Family Service Agency Senior Services and ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Cardboard vessels prepare for Kingston Fest regatta

    Kingston Fest and the Kardboard Boat Regatta return to Kingston Township Park on Saturday. New this ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Former big leaguers lead kids' baseball clinic

    SYCAMORE – Local youth will pick up baseball tips from former major league greats, including George Foster and Ron Kittle, July 19.
    July 11, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Classic musical shares ‘How to Succeed’ at DeKalb theater

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," July 10 through 20. The show is based on the book by Abe Bur ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Free family fun at fair

    SYCAMORE – Pay-It-Forward House will hold its ninth annual Meet Me at the Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the house, 719 Somonauk St. in S ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Waterman Summerfest features tractors, balloon rides

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will host a farm tractor pull and offer hot air balloon rides as part of the 14th annual Summerfest and Antique Tra ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Country music show collects school supplies

    DeKALB – Gary Mullis is hosting the sixth annual Country Music Show for School Supplies from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20.
    July 9, 2014 - 6:10 pm
  • Dance the weekend away at DeKalb ballroom dance event

    DeKALB – The June 29-July 5 issue of American Profile, a national weekly magazine distributed in newspapers across the country, including the Daily Ch ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade takes a new route, still plenty to see

    DeKALB – The fifth Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County will feature a variety of events around DeKalb County from July 20 through 27.
    July 7, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • NIU fans can watch a family movie on Huskie scoreboard

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will host Movie Night at Huskie Stadium on Friday, Aug. 1. Huskie fans will meet NIU head coaches and watch a mo ...
    July 7, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • DeKalb band concert features eclectic mix of music

    Mark Robinson will be the featured vocalist at the DeKalb Municipal Band’s summer band concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopki ...
    July 9, 2014 - 6:12 pm
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    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
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    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers