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NIU’s connection to the local community and DeKalb County run deep, and those ties, as well as President Doug Baker’s continuing emphasis on maintaining and building the “communiversity” connection, are the inspiration behind the 2014 Corn Fest jerseys that the Huskies will wear in the Aug. 28 season opener at Huskie Stadium. In addition to recognizing...
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A “Local Flavors Harvest Dinner” is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, to support the work of the DeKalb County Community Gardens. The fundraiser at Tapa La Luna, 226 E. Lincoln Hwy., will feature a menu using produce and meat from DeKalb County. Craig Mathey will provide music. Tickets are $45 each,...
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities has good news for campus community persons with disabilities who want to attend this weekend’s Corn Fest activities in downtown DeKalb. TransVAC is offering free rides Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1, to the elderly and those persons with disabilities. To be placed on the routing list,...
Where are you getting your next meal? Some DeKalb residents don’t have an answer to that question. Thanks to a new NIU program, however, the hungry in DeKalb have an answer in a new set of allies; NIU students, faculty and staff who want to fight hunger in their own communities. President Obama challenged higher...