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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...

Local businesses, organizations get ready to give this holiday season

By Kelly Bauer | November 22, 2011

DeKalb is gearing up for the season of giving.Several local organizations and businesses have started collections for their annual charities. Merlin 200,000 Miles Shop, 1812 Sycamore Road, is collecting a variety of winter clothes to distribute to impoverished...

America: Naughty or nice in 2010?

By Columnists | December 5, 2010

As the holiday season approaches and the year comes to a close, it is time to start making our shopping lists and deciding who has been naughty and who has been nice. For this week's "In Focus," various Northern Star columnists assess America's performance...

Sycamore kicks off holiday season with Walk with Santa

By Jessica Wells | December 1, 2010

Sycamore will kick off the holidays Friday with the Walk with Santa event.This annual event, presented by Discover Sycamore and the National Bank and Trust Co., begins with Santa arriving at the Midwest Museum of Natural History, 425 W. State St.“Santa...