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  • Story of survival

    SOMONAUK – Joan Aubele of Somonauk is living proof that miracles happen today, not only during the time of Joan of Arc.In March 1990, Aubele ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Looking Back: Aug. 5, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOEven to this day, several years after Sycamore’s system of ornamental group lights on cement shafts was installed, the m ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Putting your garden to rest

    Being in the “Dog Days of August” it is hard to believe our first frost is only about six weeks away. Now, is the time to start preparing yo ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Ice cream social scheduled

    Enjoy some ice cream and engage in some old-fashion history games from the 1890s, and discover the importance of the railroad in the communi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town features kids activities

    Get pumped for back-to-school at the next Tuesdays on the Town scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 in downtown Sycamore.This free night ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Beth Fowler dancers take first in national competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition, which ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:09 pm
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  • Prairie Echoes hosts ice cream social

    Prairie Echoes A Capella Chorus invites women of all ages who like to sing to the Ice Cream Social Guest Night.  
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Ready for back to school?

    Ready for back-to-school? Before and after school programs fill up quickly.Call 4-C: Community Coord ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Adventure Works ‘ready to ride’ thanks to Kiwanis

    The Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club recently donated eight gently used bikes and brand new helmets and locks to Adventure Works.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Program matches senior citizens with companions

    Family Service Agency’s Center for Counseling and Senior Services is starting a Senior Connections program.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • KishHealth Hospice sets volunteer orientation

    KishHealth System Hospice will offer its next volunteer orientation and training class starting in September at the KishHealth System Hospice office, ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Vendors wanted for Oak Crest fest

    Art and craft vendors of all kinds are invited to participate in the fest at DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p. ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • DeKalb man wins songwriting awards

    Gary Mullis of DeKalb won first-place sponsorship in a songwriting contest in Lexington, Kentucky. Mullis entered three songs in the contest, which he ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Outstanding Citizen award

    The Ney Grange recently presented Dan Kenney an Outstanding Citizen award for his work with the DeKalb County Community Gardens, an effort that has sp ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Beth Fowler dancers take first in national competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition, which completed ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Wingshooting clinic for youth, women scheduled

    A Wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be held at Shabbona Lake State Park south of Shabbona on Aug. 15 for boys and girls ages 10 ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Neurosurgeon joins Midwest Orthopaedic Institute

    Neurosurgeon Mohammad Shukairy has joined Midwest Orthopaedic Institute.Dr. Shukairy specializes in ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Radiant Dermatology welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Radiant Dermatology recently with a ribbon cutting. Dr. Amanda Friedrichs' practice specializes in the diagn ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Energize Fitness celebrates opening

    A ribbon-cutting was held recently by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors to help celebrate the opening of Energize Fitness. The business pro ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Friendship Haven of DeKalb welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey recently welcomed Friendship Haven of DeKalb to the chamber with a rib ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Piper attends four-day course on functional mobilization

    Liza Piper, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently attended a course in Oak Brook on Functional Mobilization II, ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Northern Rehab offers aquatic physical therapy

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists now offers aquatic physical therapy, a one-on-one therapy program performed in the pool at the Kishwaukee ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Scicluna named retail manager for Heartland Bank in Genoa

    Stephan Scicluna has been promoted to retail manager at Heartland Bank and Trust Company’s Genoa location at 327 W. Main St.
    July 21, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Adding atmosphere

    Jeff and Stacey Leh of Brookfield love taking short day trips, and often choose Genoa as their half-day vacation destination.
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sexson Orthodontics joins chamber

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated Sexson Orthodontics on joining the chamber. Sexson Orthodontics ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore celebrates FunMe Events

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to help promote FunME Events Entertainment, a special events and entertainment production compa ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • What a welcome home

    To the Editor:I just returned home from a motor coach trip to Washington, D.C., from May 16 through ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Northern Rehab hosts after hours open house

    DeKalb-Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists invites the community to an After Hours Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the 3266 Resource Pa ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town features kids activities

    Get pumped for back-to-school at the next Tuesdays on the Town scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 in downtown Sycamore.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Ice cream social scheduled

    Enjoy some ice cream and engage in some old-fashion history games from the 1890s, and discover the importance of the railroad in the community as juni ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Putting your garden to rest

    Being in the “Dog Days of August” it is hard to believe our first frost is only about six weeks away. Now, is the time to start preparing your garden ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Soprano vocalist featured in next Municipal Band concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band’s next summer concert in the park will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Watch meteors fall at Aug. 12 STEM Café

    Here come the meteors. Once a year our planet crosses the path of the Swift-Tuttle Comet. Debris from the comet’s tail slams into the Earth’s upper at ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Huskie Family Fun Day at NIU set for Sunday

    Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night from ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Glidden Homestead hosts Arts at the Barn art sale

    Whether you’re looking for that perfect art piece or just looking, don’t miss Art at the Barn on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Hi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary to hold book sale

    The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary will host a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the hos ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Local author featured at museum’s Brown Bag lunch

    As it is often said, “History is all around us.” Thanks to the passion of people like Barry Schrader, more people have discovered some of our county’s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Looking Back: Aug. 5, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOEven to this day, several years after Sycamore’s system of ornamental group ligh ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Looking Back: July 29, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOTuesday evening 19 gentlemen called at the home of C. O. Johnson on East High St ...
    July 28, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Looking Back: July 22, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOUnder the direction of the DeKalb Commercial club a petition was circulated and ...
    July 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Looking Back: July 15, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe poorest main-traveled road reaching Sycamore is the road known as the State ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 8, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe building known as the Coolidge school house, one mile south and one mile eas ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 1, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe best article in the current issue of that well-edited magazine, “The Maize,” ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Looking Back: June 24, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Genoa city treasury is as devoid of contents as old Mother Hubbard’s cupboar ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Looking Back: June 17, 2015

    1915 – 100 Years AgoUnited States Senator Lawrence Y. Sherman and a choice barbecued baby beef will ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Looking Back: June 10, 2015

    1890 – 125 YEARS AGOBy the wrecking of a freight train just east of Richardson, on Wednesday evening ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Looking Back: June 2, 2015

    1890 – 125 Years AgoComplaint is made of the open ditch at the east of the pike near the soap factor ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Story of survival

    SOMONAUK – Joan Aubele of Somonauk is living proof that miracles happen today, not only during the time of Joan of Arc.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Preserving Ellwood history

    DeKALB – When Brian Reis toured the Ellwood House Museum during a museum studies class, he never thought he would one day be in charge of it.
    July 28, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Improving the quality of life in Kingston

    KINGSTON – Lana Haines loves Kingston.Although it’s a village of only 1,160 people, Haines said she ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Fashion sense draws Peterson to New York

    When Maddie Peterson was a little girl, she dreamed of one day living in New York City. Now, she lives in the Big Apple and is one of the producers an ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A natural hobby

    SYCAMORE – Along a quiet street in Sycamore, Marilyn Stromborg’s garden sticks out – in a good way. ...
    July 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Planning the Fourth

    KIRKLAND – Amy Polzin loves festivals. She loves the food, the entertainment and the friends she meets, both new and old.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Navigating the rules of friendship

    DeKALB – The topic of friendship has been a favorite of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists alike, from Socrates to Freud, C.S. Lewis to Mick ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • An artful tribute

    SANDWICH – When Ray Antolik of Sandwich heard about the Yarnell Hill fire in Yarnell, Arizona, he knew he wanted to help in any way he could.
    June 16, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • For the love of trains

    WATERMAN – Pete Robinson loves trains.His phone ringtone is a train whistle and he married his wife ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Offering support for those with Parkinson's

    In his first inauguration address, Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered the memorable line, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
    June 9, 2015 - 2:26 pm

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