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  • Drawing teens to the library

    DeKALB – Not many librarians can say that they are a real-life superhero, but Steven Torres-Roman can. His superhero alter ego and origin st ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 25, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO February 26, 1890 The old Harvester shops caught fire from some unknown cause on Sunday night, and before the alarm could be t ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bornhuetter work on display at The Art Box

    “In Retrospect,” an exhibition of silverpoint drawings, lithographs, etchings and aquatints by Robert L. Bornhuetter will be on display at T ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets on sale for CCT's 'Peter Pan'

    Swash-buckling pirates, sword fights and flying children will all add to the excitement of Children’s Community Theatre’s presentation of "P ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Exhibit preview offered at museum brown bag

    The Sycamore History Museum’s March Brown Bag lunch will feature a sneak preview of its new exhibit, “Connecting a Community: How One Railro ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC Gallery hosts Faculty Art Show

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will host an exhibition of works by the Art Faculty through March 6.The Faculty Show will include works i ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
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  • Stage Coach sets auditions for 2015 season

    Stage Coach Players will hold auditions for its 2015 season, which includes six summer shows (May through October) and Reader’s Theater in April. Audi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Callahan scholarship fund taking applications

    Applications are being accepted for the Lois L. Callahan Scholarship through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Raising chickens in your backyard

    It doesn’t get much better than frying up a couple of farm-fresh eggs that you just collected yourself. Maybe that is why so many people, whether they ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brazilian concert features Paulo Padilha

    Catch the swing and rhythm of urban Brazil with Paulo Padilha, who will give a special concert on Thursday, March 5, in DeKalb.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dojo Dynamics offers CPR/AED classes

    Dojo Dynamics in Sandwich has started offering CPR/AED classes. Dojo Dynamics received an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) thanks to the Jason S ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets on sale for CCT's 'Peter Pan'

    Swash-buckling pirates, sword fights and flying children will all add to the excitement of Children’s Community Theatre’s presentation of "Peter Pan," ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Child screenings scheduled in DeKalb

    DeKalb Community Unit School District 428, along with Community Coordinated Child Care, will provide screenings for children ages birth to 3 and presc ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Learn about teen volunteering at hospital

    A meeting is planned for area high school students and their parents to learn more about Teen Age Group Service (TAGS) at Kishwaukee Hospital.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bornhuetter work on display at The Art Box

    “In Retrospect,” an exhibition of silverpoint drawings, lithographs, etchings and aquatints by Robert L. Bornhuetter will be on display at The Art Box ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Defend & Protect: Residents get a chance to see local artillery up close

    Alysa Amy of Hinckley has heard countless stories from her husband, Josh Amy, about what his job entails. But Sunday was the first time she was able t ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System hospitals honored as stroke-ready

    KishHealth System's Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals have been recognized as two of the state’'s emergent stroke ready hospitals by the Illinois D ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber welcomes businesses

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating newest member Capital World Advisors Accountin ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McGraths support NIU entrepreneurship programs

    Northern Illinois University has received a transformative gift from Michael and Kristina McGrath in support of entrepreneurship programs in the NIU C ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • American Cancer Society joins chamber

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the chamber's newest member, the Ame ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Fire Department receives grant

    The DeKalb Fire Department received a $2,500 grant from the 3M Foundation to purchase 10 sets of body armor for first responders. Body armor will be w ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Subway DeKalb-Oasis welcomed

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating its newest member Subway DeKalb-Oasis ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • South Street Coffee welcomed

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating their newest member, South Street Cof ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ristaurante de Acquaviva open

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon-cutting at Ristaurante de Acquaviva to help celebrate the restaurant's grand opening. The business is l ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ribbon cut at County Liquors

    A ribbon cutting was recently held at County Liquors in Sycamore. The business, located at 625 E. State St., has a large craft beer selection, as well ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Northern Rehab delivers donations to Safe Passage

    DEKALB – Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists recently held a community collection for Safe Passage. Three large tubs and numerous other bags f ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Maple syrup season is short but sweet

    Maple Syrup Fest will be Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Natural Resource Center in Russell Woods Forest Preserve. The preserve is ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC Gallery hosts Faculty Art Show

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will host an exhibition of works by the Art Faculty through March 6.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Author to discuss teen role playing games

    Visit the DeKalb Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday for a refreshing look into role playing games.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets available for Bunco for Breast Cancer

    The eighth annual Bunco for Breast Cancer fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 25, at the Genoa Veteran’s Home in Genoa. An evening of fun, food an ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa preschool plans open house

    Trinity Lutheran Church Preschool, 33930 N. State Road in Genoa, will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. March 8.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Daughter Safe Workshop to benefit Safe Passage

    Hero Martial Arts and Safe Passage are partnering to present the third annual Daughter Safe Workshop for ages 6 and older on Saturday.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Free child care business training

    4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care will present a free workshop for individuals interested in offering child care services in their home.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pond management program planned

    University of Illinois Extension and Soil and Water Conservation District will offer a pond management presentation on March 17 at the DeKalb County F ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Exhibit preview offered at museum brown bag

    The Sycamore History Museum’s March Brown Bag lunch will feature a sneak preview of its new exhibit, “Connecting a Community: How One Railroad Shaped ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts to go 'Camping for Cans'

    Cub Scout Pack 140 and Boy Scout Troop 40 from St. Mary's in Sycamore will hold a "Camping for Cans" food drive this weekend.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 25, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO February 26, 1890 The old Harvester shops caught fire from some unknown cause on Sunda ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 18, 2015

    February 19, 1890Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Last Sabbath the weather was sunny a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: February 11, 2015

    February 12, 1890Mr. William Bollinger, father of the Bollinger Bros., of Sycamore, suffered a strok ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: February 4, 2015

    February 5, 1890Ground-hog day was cloudy enough, and dark enough, so that wise animal could not see ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 28, 2015

    January 29, 1890Notwithstanding the large number of deaths which have occurred in Sycamore during th ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 21, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO January 22, 1890 One degree below zero yesterday. Do those boys who hunt squirrels kno ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 14, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO January 15, 1890 The new hook and ladder truck, for the use of the lire department, ar ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 7, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOJanuary 8, 1890The first season of grand opera in the Auditorium in Chicago ended last ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: December 31, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJanuary 1, 1890At the supper Christmas Eve, 230 pounds of candy was distributed to the ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Looking Back: Dec. 24, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 25, 1889On Thursday, burglars made a general raid in Sycamore. They first brok ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Drawing teens to the library

    DeKALB – Not many librarians can say that they are a real-life superhero, but Steven Torres-Roman can. His superhero alter ego and origin story are ev ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Choir student headed to national conference

    DeKalb High School junior Matthew Callahan, 17, is excited for his upcoming trip to Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Making Valentine's Day sweet

    Willy Wonka had Oompa Loompas that created handmade candy for his chocolate factory. But Todd and Betsy Hendrey, the owners of The Confectionary, hand ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping people find a job

    DeKALB – Billi Tierney’s job is to help other people get jobs.Tierney works for Kishwaukee College a ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Discovering history through personal objects

    Peter Olson loves watching “Antiques Roadshow.”“When you watch the show, you learn about the persona ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping veterans in need

    GENOA – Ray Gentilcore has some amazing stories to tell his grandchildren.As a young man, Gentilcore ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A look at the man behind the camera

    MALTA – Roger Kyler has been a professional photographer for 25 years, but not everybody knows the man behind the camera.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping international students feel at home

    Traveling to a strange and foreign country can be a culture shock for many people, especially for young adults.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Starting the New Year on the right foot

    SYCAMORE – Weight loss is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions.Tori Purcell’s resolution f ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Celebrating the reason for the season

    DeKALB – Stacy Walker-Frontjes is excited for Christmas, but it’s not just Santa that she’s looking forward to. She anticipates the reason for the Chr ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local high schools compete at WYSE Academic Challenge

    Kishwaukee College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge on Feb. 3. Eight area high schools sent teams of s ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Women’s club scholarships for G-K seniors

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will award several college scholarships to graduating seniors from the Genoa-Kingston High School class of 2015. Appl ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary's spellers

    Students at St Mary's Catholic School in Sycamore recently participated in the school Spelling Bee. The lively competition resulted in more rounds of ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Klondike Derby

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church, competed in the annual Klondike Derby on Feb. 7 at the Sycamore Sportsman's Club. Some of th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Toy collection champions

    The Genoa-Kingston Middle School Impact Club hosted a Toys for Tots toy collection at the school this year as they have done in the past. This is the ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Adrianna Pellegrini, Christian Lanan, Reiana Youn ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore music students attend ILMEA conference

    SYCAMORE – Seventeen Sycamore High School students were selected to participate in the 2015 Illinois Music Education (ILMEA) Conference held at the Pe ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Nachman completes basic trainingU.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ayslin C. Nachman graduated ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Karate champion to visit Genoa

    Midwest Shotokan Karate's own Agata Smetaniuk is a karate superstar. She is a 12-time world champion with the Polish National Karate Team, a 13-time E ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts enjoy ice fishing

    Boy Scouts from DeKalb’s Troop 33, sponsored by First Lutheran Church, braved the winter cold for an exciting ice fishing adventure. They traveled 400 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am

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