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  1. Donations sought for Louisiana flood victimsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | De Kalb Midweek

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb is accepting donations for flood victims in Louisiana through Wednesday, Aug. 31. There are two drop-off locations where people can leave donations. One will be at Corn Fest in downtown DeKalb at the volunteer tent at the corner of Third Street and Lincoln Highway.

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  2. Ready to go: Students off to a positive start at Back to School BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | De Kalb Midweek

    Stevi Watie, Ayriana Watie, Steven Watie and Aasiah Stewart pack their bags full of school supplies at the Back to School Bash held Aug. 20 at the Sports and Recreation Center in DeKalb. Members of Alpha Phi Alpha prepare to hand out more than 1,000 backpacks full of supplies at the Back to School Bash held at the Sports and Recreation Center in DeKalb on Saturday.

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  3. Corn Fest kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | De Kalb Midweek

    DeKalb's annual Corn Fest begins Friday, Aug. 26, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 28, in downtown DeKalb. Highlights include a free corn boil, live entertainment, an auto fest, carnival, an art festival for kids and plenty of food vendors.

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  4. 'Vacation Destination' trivia at Oak CrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    Residents and community friends recently enjoyed an evening of trivia at the DeKalb Area Retirement – Oak Crest. Larry Werline, quiz master challenged everyone with his many questions as they competed for first place.

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  5. Looking Back for Aug. 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    DeKalb Corn Boil, 1968, at the corner of Third Street and Grove. Thanks to the Joiner History Room for the photo.

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  6. a Arabesquea on display at The Art BoxRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    The Art Box will in DeKalb host “Arabesque,” an exhibition of short suites by local artists who will display whimsical art typically unseen during the course of day-to-day frame shop production and solo exhibitions. The exhibition will run from Aug. 27 to Oct. 6. An opening reception is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26. These suites of art are basically hidden treasures that cannot always be on display because of the size of the space at The Art Box.

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  7. Kishwaukee Family YMCA offers after-school programRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    A new school year means a fresh start for kids – a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests. To help nurture and inspire kids to discover their potential, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA is offering an after-school program to school-aged children throughout the DeKalb School District.

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  8. Directory of women-owned businesses availableRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    The DeKalb Area Women's Center has produced a women-owned and co-owned business directory for DeKalb County, available in print and online. This directory was a fundraiser for window restoration at the DAWC building, which is a historic Finnish Hall.

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  9. DeKalb Corn Fest road closures plannedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    Some downtown DeKalb roads will close at 4 p.m. Thursday in preparation for Corn Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday. The carnival will be in Ellwood and Haish city lots, which are located between Oak and Locust streets off of Second and Third Street.

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  10. AMVETS service officer to be in DeKalbRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    An AMVETS Department of Illinois service officer will share information with veterans Sept. 10 at the DeKalb post at 421 Oak St. Appointment are not needed, however a personal one-on-one appointment can be scheduled.

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  11. Homestead hosts Arts at the BarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | De Kalb Midweek

    Art at the Barn will be held on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center in DeKalb from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Whether you're looking for that perfect art piece or just looking, don't miss Art at the Barn on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nearly 20 local artists will show and sell their work Sunday. Items include sculpture, jewelry, painting, quilting, fiber arts and more.

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  12. Grander opening of DeKalb Library is Sept. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | De Kalb Midweek

    Local history librarian Teresa Iversen speaks to a tour group July 8 about the new reading room that will house local history in the Haish Memorial Library. The grand opening for the library will be held Sept.

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  13. Post 90 to honor heroes Sept. 10Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | De Kalb Midweek

    Both Patriot Day and MIA/POW Day fall in the month of September. To recognize these heroes, Post 90 will host a blood drive and Honors Ceremony at the post located at 421 Oak St. in DeKalb.

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  14. DeKalb police, Target hold child safety seat checkupRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | De Kalb Midweek

    The DeKalb Police Department is partnering with Target to offer a child safety seat checkup event from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30. Certified child safety seat technicians, including police officers, will be on hand to answer questions, inspect seats and assist motorists with proper safety seat installation in their vehicle.

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  15. DeKalb native to host fundraiser at Egyptian TheatreRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    DeKalb High School alum Erika McCall, class of 2000, will return home to host a fundraiser at the Egyptian Theatre. The “Go for Yours Comedy Show” will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept.

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  16. Sycamore boosters award Continuing College Music ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    Sarah Grant is the recipient of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. The award is designed to assist Sycamore High School graduates in continuing their music education in college.

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  17. Looking Back for Aug. 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    Aerial view of Bethany Road looking northeast, 1963, before Peace Road and Voluntary Action Center. DEKALB Poultry red brick buildings are in the foreground.

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  18. Barb City Manor to host annual ice cream socialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    Barb City Manor will host its annual Ice Cream Social at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug, 25, at 680 Haish Blvd., DeKalb. This year's celebration will have a Hawaiian theme and feature a certified Hula dancer.

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  19. Bread & Roses rehearsals set to begin Aug. 21Read the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    Bread & Roses invites local area women who are interested in joining a women's community chorus and have a desire to help others to come see if this chorus is what they've been looking for. The chorus, which rehearses on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 8 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, will start rehearsals on Aug. 21st in preparation for their upcoming fall concert to be held Nov. 20 at the church.

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  20. UUFD rummage, book sale to benefit church and Hope HavenRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St., will host a rummage, book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. The fellowship will donate 10 percent of the proceeds to Hope Haven, DeKalb's local homeless shelter, with the remaining 90 percent to support church programs and operating expenses. The rummage sale includes furniture, dishes and other household items, such as desks, dressers and a glider chair.

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