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Chocolate to bring in crowds to Sycamore

By Porsha Stennis | December 5, 2013

Visitors can stroll through a winter-chocolate-land today in downtown Sycamore.The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce is having its third annual Winter Chocolate Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. and is looking forward to attracting a larger crowd this year than in the...

‘Heroes’ provide presents

By Porsha Stennis | December 1, 2013

The DeKalb Police Department and Target hope to help even more children this year than its Heroes and Helpers program usually does.In 2011, the Benevolent and Protective Association, a group of officers who raise money to sponsor youth groups and events...

Former NIU president visits namesake building

By Porsha Stennis | November 12, 2013

Former NIU President John La Tourette, stopping by the campus Tuesday ahead of today’s inauguration, saw his namesake building for the first time since its renaming.After conversing with NIU Preisdent Doug Baker and Board of Trustee members, La Tourette...

Artists bring fear to House

By Porsha Stennis | October 28, 2013

A student is hoping to expose female faces of the art world in DeKalb through a Halloween art exhibit.Senior illustration major Hayley Devitt is debuting her first art exhibit, called What Are You Afraid of?, from 9 p.m. to midnight today at the House...

Club finds costumes for those in need

By Porsha Stennis | October 20, 2013

Nine-year-old Susana Martin is making sure all her peers have a costume of their own this Halloween.After scanning through a magazine, Susana Martin got the idea to create a bin for people in her community to donate used costumes to, called the Halloween...

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