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  • Tootsie Roll drive helps people with intellectual disabilities

    Knights of Columbus Council 717 will conduct its annual Tootsie Roll drive for people with intellectual disabilities between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Art museum announces fall trip schedule

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Art Museum has set its roster of bus excursions for fall 2014. Bus trips are planned to take advantage of th ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Motorcycle run kicks off Toys for Tots campaign

    On Saturday, Genoa American Legion Riders Post 337, in conjunction with DeKalb County Toys for Tots, will host the DeKalb County Toy Run.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Sycamore musician debuts album

    SYCAMORE – Local artist Charlie Haley will perform songs from his debut album, Soul Searching, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Christian Connection ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Artifacts in museum’s anniversary exhibit chosen by university, DeKalb community

    DeKALB – If a picture can tell a thousand words, than an object can tell a million; and the Anthropology Museum at Northern Illinois University has mo ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Bowling fundraiser helps programs for internationals

    SYCAMORE – A bowling fundraiser to benefit Network of Nations will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Four Seasons Sports in Sycamore ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Rochelle skydiving center offers discounted skydives for charity

    ROCHELLE – In God's Service and the Chicago Skydiving Center in Rochelle are having a skydiving party to raise funds for the Emergency Service Rescue ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • 'When the Game Stands Tall' author hosts DeKalb book signing

    DeKALB – Local author Neil Hayes will sign copies of his book, "When the Game Stands Tall: The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longes ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Egyptian to screen documentary on revolutionary conservationist

    DeKALB –The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb, is excited to partner with the Illinois Lincoln Highway Association for a screenin ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Archive workshop on taking your photo collection digital

    DeKALB – It is easy to become overwhelmed with family photos. Learn to save them digitally at “Archives Workshop: Managing Photographs in a Family Col ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Travel eight countries in one day at library event

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Public Library and the Brian D. Slavenas Center have partnered with the Kishwaukee College Library continuing education department ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Test your animal knowledge for a chance at a Florida vacation

    SYCAMORE – Oaken Acres Wildlife Center founder Kathy Stelford describes the Full Moon Quest fundraiser as a “not-quite-giveaway.”
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Hands-on workshop on taking great photos

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will present “Picture This: Photographing Northern I ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Free legal advice Saturday

    The Kane County Bar Association will conduct monthly “Ask A Lawyer Days” during 2014. On the second Saturday of each month, members of the public are ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The physics of football to be explored at NIU STEM cafe

    DeKALB – Everyone knows that football is a physical game, but few people stop to think about the actual physics behind it.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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