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  • Community Foundation accepting grant applications

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting Community Needs Grant applications. Applicants should visit www.dekalbccf.org to apply. 
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • FUMC awards 2 scholarships

    Each year First United Methodist Church of DeKalb awards a scholarship to a graduating member. This year, there are two recipients of the scholarship. ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Jan Bach wins national composition contest

    Jan Bach, Northern Illinois University Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the School of Music, won the $5,000 first prize in the choral comp ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Class of 1955

    The DeKalb Township High School Class of 1955 celebrated their 60th class reunion on July 18 at Farands's Banquet Center in DeKalb. More than 40 class ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Women of the Word to kick off Bible study

    Those looking for a school-year study – with a six-week holiday break – can join Women of the Word in Waterman for a leisurely walk along the shores o ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Next Thrive Farmers Market is Aug. 15

    The third of four monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will be held on the front lawn at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road, on Aug. 15.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Bilder prints exhibited at DAWC Galleries

    “Stories & Symbols: Prints by Dorothea Bilder” is on exhibit at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center Galleries, 1021 State St. in DeKalb through Sept. 27. A ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Art Box features photography exhibit

    “Coming Out of the Sun,” photographs by Northern Illinois University School of Art and Design former assistant chair and local photographer, professor ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Threshing bee starts Thursday

    The 59th Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Road outside Sycamore.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • KishHealth, Northwestern to merge

    DeKALB – KishHealth System will become part of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, the systems announced Tuesday.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Stage Coach Players address growing pains in Catholic school satire

    Sarah Morton grew up in a Catholic family and went to a private school. So when she was cast as the ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Penguin Project names cast for 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.'

    Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project, which puts children and young adults at center stage, will present "Fiddler on the Roof Junior," Sept. ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Church mission trip helps bring teens closer to God

    Keegan Reynolds said his life has changed and his path with God has taken on a whole new level since returning from his mission trip to Muskogee, Okla ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Digging in: Students learn about horticulture and nature through OSCAR program

    SYCAMORE – Students in Sycamore’s OSCAR program learned last week that education is not just paying attention in class or reading books: learning is f ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Farming heritage displayed at DeKalb County Barn Tour

    When most people envision a barn, they think of a large wooden structure in the country, painted red and inhabited by farm animals. They usually don’t ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:53 am