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Participants of the Corn Classic 10K run Sunday down Third St. The Corn Classic starts and ends in downtown DeKalb taking runners through NIU’s Campus, and Van Buer Plaza with historical sites along the way. (Devin Oommen | Northern Star)

DeKalb Corn Classic brings community a runners high

By Devin Oommen, News Reporter | September 24, 2023

DeKALB – A group of runners gathered to run in the 43rd DeKalb Corn Classic, a race that takes runners through downtown DeKalb, historic DeKalb neighborhoods and NIU’s campus before returning downtown. A crowd upwards of 650 people stretched, jogged...

Specials to entice appetites

By Melynda Lewis | April 20, 2017

DeKalb | Come get a taste of DeKalb between April 23 and 29 in celebration of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s Restaurant Week when local restaurants will hold sales and provide special meals to entice new customers.This is the second year the Chamber...

DeKalb businesses set to honor mothers during Girls Night Out event

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2015

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and sponsors will hold a Girls Night Out Mother’s Day Shopping Event 5-8 p.m. April 16 in downtown DeKalb.The event will include shopping and Mother’s Day-themed events at participating local businesses, all of which...

Breakfast with the Bunny to feature Easter breakfast, screening of “Hop”

By Northern Star staff | March 18, 2015

The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will hold Breakfast with the Bunny 9-11 a.m. March 28.The event will start with a 9-10:30 a.m. buffet breakfast at Lincoln Inn, 240 E. Lincoln Highway, and conclude with a showing...