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  • G-K Middle School devotes day to learning about 9/11

    For the 13th year in a row, Genoa-Kingston Middle School teachers took time to teach their students the importance of 9/11 and how it changed the worl ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fantasy Fest launches Big Read

    The Big Read of DeKalb County will begin Oct. 4 with a Fantasy Fest at DeKalb High School.In this ye ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local Marmion cadets receive military promotions

    Marmion Academy’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program honored 40 cadets with military promotions at the annual Sabre Ceremony on Sept. 5.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ensign receives academic award

    Julene Ensign of Cortland was awarded a Love of Learning Award worth $500 by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced

    Jacob D. McArtor of DeKalb and Jacob Ebert of Sycamore are among about 16,000 semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program. They move ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Woodbury School to host barbecue dinner fundraiser

    Woodbury Elementary School will host a barbecue pulled pork dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Campus program strives to build ethical business leaders

    During the week of Oct. 6, Northern Illinois University’s College of Business will host its fourth annual ethics education event, “BELIEF Week.” This ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Music boosters taking hall of fame nominations

    The Sycamore Music Boosters is now accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • CLC seeks award nominations

    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 - 5:30 am
  • Cub Scout open house tonight in DeKalb

    Do you want to get your son involved in scouting?  DeKalb and Cortland Cub Scout packs will hold an ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pre-K screenings to be held for Indian Creek

    Indian Creek School District will conduct screenings for children age birth through 5 that are not currently in kindergarten.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC recognizes National Adult Education week

    The Adult Education and Transition Programs division at Kishwaukee College is raising awareness of the continued need for adult education in the local ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kids explore science at NIU’s STEM Saturdays

    Mars may be more than 140 million miles away, but that won’t stop kids from using Lego Robotics to explore the red planet at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wrenn receives music boosters scholarship

    Lucy Wrenn is the winner of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help Sycamore High Schoo ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Study Abroad Fair set for Sept. 25

    The Northern Illinois University Study Abroad Office will hold its 22nd annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Duke Ellington ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
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