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  • Youth orchestra concerto competition accepting applications

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts invites instrumentalists and vocalists 18 and younger to participate in the ann ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Beatlemania sweeps Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Ron and Rhonda Himes of Rockford were afraid they wouldn’t be able to get tickets to see American English in Sycamore last Friday, so they ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore to test emergency notification system

    At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, the city of Sycamore will perform a test to all of the registered telephone numbers in the CodeRED Emergency Notificatio ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Seeking nominations for Friend of the Child award

    The Board of Directors of Children's Learning Center is seeking nominations for the Mandy Derrington Friend of the Child Award. The Award commemorates ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Alzheimer’s Association seeks community volunteers

    DeKALB – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter is seeking people interested in being Alzheimer’s Association community representatives ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grant funds for public concerts and lectures

    SYCAMORE – The Trust Department of The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore is accepting applications for grants from the Mary E. Stevens Trust ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • County launches overdose remedy program

    An overdose drug program for first responders is in the final stages in DeKalb County. County Board ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Seeking outstanding DeKalb County teachers

    Community nominations for the 2015 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards are due Oct. 1 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb A ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU student enrollment falls, but retention up

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University announced a gain of nearly 30 percent among international students that—with an uptick in student retention—limi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Children's choir embarks on new season

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    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Music boosters taking 2014 hall of fame nominations

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Music Boosters is now accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Working it out through adventure

    DeKALB – Teamwork, communication, risk, and fun – that’s how four Adventure Works field guides figured out how to turn over a small piece of tarp they ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Reader Poll

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