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Events manager to connect city, university

Events manager to connect city, university

By Alan Kozeluh | September 26, 2013

The city’s new event manager, a recent NIU graduate, plans on involving the university in more events moving forward.Jessica Struthers received her degree from NIU in December. She worked for the LPGA tour after graduation, planning events and working...

DeKalb set to host Santa in downtown tonight

By Samantha Brockett | November 28, 2012

Santa Claus is coming to town during a public meet and greet downtown today. Re:New DeKalb is hosting their annual holiday event at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., today. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with cookies, cocoa and caroling performed...

DeKalb and Sycamore prepare for holiday events

By Alex Yorko | November 28, 2012

The holidays are here and there are plenty of free upcoming events for DeKalb and Sycamore residents to take part in. Discover Sycamore will be host Winter Chocolate Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Residents will be able to enjoy a variety of chocolate...

Downtown Dekalb, Sycamore to host Trick-or-Treating for children

Downtown Dekalb, Sycamore to host Trick-or-Treating for children

By Samantha Brockett | October 23, 2012

Discover Sycamore and Re:New DeKalb will both be holding trick-or-treating events for children this week. Children will be able to dress up in costumes and trick-or-treat at various businesses in both cities. Discover Sycamore businesses will be hosting...

Re:New DeKalb wraps up construction season, looks forward to holidays

By Northern Star Staff | October 21, 2012

Re:New DeKalb is wrapping up construction projects until spring but has many events planned for the rest of the year. This week, weather permitting, landscaping will be installed in the Pond and Ferguson public parking lots. Public improvements such as...

Tourism up in DeKalb County

By Thomas Verschelde | November 7, 2011

DeKalb County received $71.64 million from tourism in 2010, according to the Northern Illinois Tourism Development Office (NIT). According to the NIT numbers, this was over $6 million more than in 2009. "I am very glad to see that people are visiting...

DeKalb, Sycamore farmer’s markets open for summer

By Shelby Devitt | July 5, 2011

DeKALB | Locally grown produce and flowers, homemade crafts, wine, fresh air and live music are available each week at DeKalb and Sycamore farmer's markets. The DeKalb Farmer's Market is located at S. Fourth Street and Grove Street and is celebrating...

Farmers Markets open in DeKalb and Sycamore

Farmer’s Markets open in DeKalb and Sycamore

By Shelby Devitt | June 30, 2011

Locally grown produce and flowers, homemade crafts, wine, fresh air and live music are available each week at DeKalb and Sycamore farmer’s markets. The DeKalb Farmer’s Market is located at S. Fourth Street and Grove Street and is celebrating its 25th...

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