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  • Scaring up a good time

    DeKALB – Alex Nerad became the executive director of the Egyptian Theatre in 2006. But even before he took charge of the theater, he was wor ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 29, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 30, 1889Mayor Davenport, of Kansas City, slapped Congressman Tarsney in the face because the congressman criticized his ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pumpkin Festival parade float winners

    Parade Floats Best of Parade Ideal Industries Best Use of Theme Sycamore Public Library Wally Thurow Crowd Pleaser Award Chick’n Shack Organ ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Living history campout takes Scouts back in time

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb “traveled” more than 200 years back in time when they spent a weekend at a living history event in Ash ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tis the season for insect invasions

    Now that the winter season is approaching, many people start to notice insects trying to find shelter inside their homes.“The good news is t ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Art league meeting focused on upcycling

    SYCAMORE – Marilyn Hrymak will speak at the meeting of the Kishwaukee Valley Art League at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Club Room at Hy-V ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
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  • Looking Back: Oct. 29, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 30, 1889Mayor Davenport, of Kansas City, slapped Congressman Tarsney in the fac ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 22, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 23, 1889Remember the citizen’s meeting at the council rooms this Tuesday evenin ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 15, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 16, 1889A herd of four buffalo, a gift to the government by Dr. V.T. McGillicud ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: October 8, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 9, 1889It is hoped a jury may be secured in the Cronin case before the prisoner ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 1, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 2, 1889It is estimated $100,000 worth of timber was burned each day during the ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 24, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 25, 1889When a True Republican representative saw John Wright yesterday, he w ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 17, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 18, 1889The press of Chicago is nearly unanimous in urging Mayor Cregier to c ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Looking Back: September 10, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 11, 1889There are too many young boys, lads from 10 to 15 years of age, who a ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 3, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 4, 1899Miss Tempie Fairclo entertained a jolly party of her friends Friday ev ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Looking Back: August 27, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOAugust 28, 1889Another inventive genius has turned up who thinks he is equal to the tas ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Scaring up a good time

    DeKALB – Alex Nerad became the executive director of the Egyptian Theatre in 2006. But even before he took charge of the theater, he was working at th ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    SYCAMORE – Cathie Lohse, the general manager of the Sycamore Music Boosters’ Autumn Craft and Treasures Market, spends months planning the event, part ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Quilting in the 21st century

    Quilting is no longer just a pastime for grandmas. Quilting guilds, quilting classes, and sewing machines with new technology have made quilting a hob ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'Restaurant owner' latest line on eclectic resume

    MALTA – Martha Robinson is a wife, mother, musician, baker of Norwegian pastry, and life drawing model.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Things are popping for The Popcorn Lady

    Cassie Oltman of Cortland has many titles: wife, mom, and business owner. But most people know her as “The Popcorn Lady.”
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Ministry and music

    Carl Rasmussen is celebrating 35 years as a pastor and 25 years as the pastor at First Lutheran Church of Kirkland. Rasmussen thought of joining the m ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteer prize for table tennis teacher

    DeKALB – A native of Italy, Federico Bassetti started playing table tennis at the age of 9. A top-notch player, he could have turned professional but ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • The right prescription just part of health care

    DeKALB – DJ Larson has a passion for wellness and health. Larson, the vice president of sales and marketing at Lehan Drugs, 1407 S. Fourth St. in DeKa ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-soccer pro aims to spread his love of the game

    SYCAMORE – Tim Balatsoukas wants to bring his love for soccer to the children of Sycamore.The Canadi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am

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