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  1. Girls get hands-on experience at Science SiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | De Kalb Midweek

    Have you ever dreamt of spending the night in a museum? No, this isn't a movie, it's Science Siesta. Hosted by the University of Illinois Extension, this annual event for fourth- through sixth-grade girls will be held April 21 to 22. The event will be held at the Discovery Center and Burpee Natural History Museums in Rockford.

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  2. Looking Back for March 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | De Kalb Midweek

    I.L., Patty and Johnny Ellwood pose with their grandfather, H.B. Gurler, on the terrace of the Ellwood Mansion in 1924. Thanks to the Ellwood House Museum for the photo.

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  3. School of Theatre and Dance to present a Romeo and JulietaRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | De Kalb Midweek

    Starting Feb. 23, Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance students will perform one of the most timeless and famous pieces of literature in history, William Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet.” This production will explore a contemporary style mixed with the classic heartbreaking love story. “I think it is as vital now as it was when it was written,” guest director Richard Raether said in a news release.

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  4. KC accredited as American Welding Society test siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | De Kalb Midweek

    Kishwaukee College has been accredited as a test site for certifications by the American Welding Society. Kishwaukee is one of only six AWS accredited testing facilities in Illinois and can conduct testing for local business and industry welders on campus or on-site.

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  5. Veterans share stories in video projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    Larry Forsberg will talk about the Veteran Video produced with Spartan TV as part of the Sycamore History Museum's Jan. 5 Brown Bag Lunch program. Very often, especially when we see family around the holidays, people often say they should sit down with their relatives and record their stories.

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  6. 1,638 shoeboxes collected locally for Operation Christmas ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    Julie Heinisch of Kingston unloads shoeboxes with the help of Relay Center Coordinator Jane Peters for Operation Christmas Child on Nov. 18, at First Baptist Church, 530 W. State St. in Sycamore. Heinisch and her family collected items that will be sent to six children for Christmas.

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  7. Patsy Cline tribute can be heard at SUMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    Crazy for Patsy, a Patsy Cline tribute band will perform at Sycamore United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Vocalist Jill Sanderson has performed in northern Illinois for the past 20 years. She has appeared in many community theater productions, including “The Fantasticks,” “Oliver!” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Other shows have included “Meet Me in St. Louis” and “Into the Woods" at the Clock Tower Dinner Theater in Rockford.

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  8. Drum corps competition returns to DeKalbRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    The sounds of drums and bugles will return to Northern Illinois University's Huskie Stadium as the Tour of Champions makes it annual appearance on July 17. "This is one of the premiere shows of the early season from the drum corps," Michael Embrey, local drum corps promoter and special event planner, said in a news release. "This brings eight of the top 12 champions to DeKalb and becomes the point when the judges start finding the future winner of the championship which is held in mid-August."

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  9. a Saving the Braina to be discussed at Niu Stem CafRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | De Kalb Midweek

    More Americans than ever are diagnosed each year with Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative disorders. At the next STEM Cafe, “Saving the Brain,” Northern Illinois University Associate Professor of Psychology Doug Wallace will discuss the science of what happens to the brain during these diseases and the possibility of life-changing therapies that alleviate the symptoms.

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