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The Daily News Journal
Rutherford County area Habitat hosts volunteers
The 20 students are participating in Habitat for Humanity's national alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge.
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De Kalb Midweek
Percussion ensembles support hospices
DeKALB – KishHealth System Hospice is sponsoring its third annual benefit concert, Transformation Through Rhythm, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Northern Illinois University Music Building.
Kaneland students shine in academic competition
Some of the brightest young minds in the Fox Valley area came to Waubonsee Community College on Feb. 4 to compete in the annual Illinois Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Competition.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Akst: Time to unplug, for just a day
If you're reading this online, please make a digital to-do list and get cracking, because organizers of a national event want you to accomplish your digital tasks by sunset, and then logoff for a day.
New Hampton Inn Hotel Opens in DeKalb
Owned by DeKalb Hotel Group, the hotel is the first Hampton property in DeKalb and the 36th in the state.
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Billy Currington launching tour
Billy Currington is hitting the road. The country star is heading out on his "We Are Tonight" tour.
NIU profs write book, develop website to help science teachers motivate students
Well, Northern Illinois University researchers actually figured out a way to tap into high school students' thoughts during class time, and there were plenty of surprises and valuable insights.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
County loses advocate for environment, good government
Her face was a familiar and likely unpopular one at meetings of governments that she believed were not doing their business in the light of public scrutiny as they should, especially if they were dealing with development issues that could hurt the environment.
Ashes on the Go takes church to the streets
Amy Fallon at the corner of Normal Road and Lucinda Avenue on Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Schrader: Mystery photo brings genealogy to mind
This portion of a large framed collage of family photos includes the heading of a mother's loving message to her daughter.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Smithfield Herald
HR chief enjoys cooking, outdoors
In "Off Duty," the Smithfield Herald asks community leaders about their interests – what they're reading, what they're listening to, what they're watching.
Are George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn "protecting" us?
The pro-gun lobby has successfully changed the gun violence argument from asking how mass shooters pass background checks and buy guns legally to why weren't there more guns around .
Sat Mar 01, 2014
College Costs for NIU Remain Stable for 2014-15 School Year
During it's Feb. 27 special meeting, the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University approved a proposal that would keep the cost of tuition, room and board rates for new students steady for the 2014-15 academic year.
De Kalb Midweek
Early voting may boost election turnout
SYCAMORE – More options for absentee and early voting could increase turnout for March 18's primary election.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
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Kane Co. Chronicle
Tales from the Motherhood: And the beat goes on
I pity the people who call my house at dinnertime. They should get combat pay. Only someone really brave or foolish would attempt such a thing, because lord knows what they'll face.
Harter Middle School students qualify for Illinois Junior Academy of Science Fair
Students at Kaneland Harter Middle School are solving problems, thinking independently and raising the bar for future science classes.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lawmakers Consider University Funding
State lawmakers have begun considering the budget for state universities. State universities as a whole got a boost this year, but the money went into shoring up pension funds.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Marian Band Is Grand Champion
Nearly 1,000 band members participated in the 34th Annual State of the Art Catholic Band Competition that took place on February 15 at St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights.