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  • Splash pad to help Sandwich cool down

    SANDWICH – The people of Sandwich will have a way to keep cool on hot days this summer. The Sandwich Park District is building a splash pad in Milesto ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Kish 5K supports Adventure Works

    SYCAMORE – The KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center is hosting its seventh annual 5K Run/Walk event at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 31. Proceeds will ben ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Capitol Hill

    DeKALB – Josh Huseman of Castle Bank was part of an Illinois delegation of bankers that gathered in Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers last month ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Hospice volunteer training

    DeKALB—KishHealth System Hospice will offer its spring volunteer orientation and training class at the hospice office, 2727 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. T ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Food pantry clients struggle to buy diapers, toiletries

    Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products, accordin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Oak Crest essay contest winners

    Provided photoOak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center residents and staff recognized three middle sc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Clinton Rosette Spring Student Showcase

    Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb held its second annual Spring Student Showcase on March 13. The event was filled with music, poetry, art and l ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Library collection

    For the month of April, Kendall Rink is showing her snowglobe collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Ke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Army Reserve Pvt. Trent M. Greer has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • 5 Things to Do This Weekend

     1. Take in some art. Wooden Box Theater will present "Charlie's Angels Nite" at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ellwood House Visitor Center, 509 N. First St. ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Kish 5K supports Adventure Works

    SYCAMORE – The KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center is hosting its seventh annual 5K Run/Walk event at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 31. Proceeds will ben ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Hospice volunteer training

    DeKALB—KishHealth System Hospice will offer its spring volunteer orientation and training class at the hospice office, 2727 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. T ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • History exhibit looks at Sycamore in the Gilded Age

    SYCAMORE – Pioneers, war, and riches – it sounds like a blockbuster movie.It actually describes the ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Registration information for DeKalb students

    DeKALB – Online registration for returning students in DeKalb School District 428 is under way. New students, kindergarten students and students in th ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Antiques appraiser to visit Heritage Woods

    DeKALB – Antiques expert Mark Moran will offer free, informal antiques appraisals at Heritage Woods, 2626 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, from 3 to 6 ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Unlimited pasta bar helps keep the lights on Feed’em Soup

    DeKALB – Feed’em Soup has put a unique twist on its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser. This year, the dinner will be presented as an unlimited pasta ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Tint Sprint brings color to a 5K

    SYCAMORE – The 2014 TINT SPRINT Community Fun Run is a color-filled 5K walk/run.Registration is open ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Events celebrate excellence at NIU

    DeKALB — Northern Illinois University’s second annual Celebrating Excellence event has more than tripled in terms of the number of functions highlight ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • ‘Charlie’s Angels Nite’ returns to DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Ellwood House Visitor Center in DeKalb will host local performance group Wooden Box Theater at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, for its product ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Looking Back: April 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 17, 1889During the storm of Thursday night last week, lightning struck the asphal ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Looking Back: April 9, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 10, 1889Dr. Holmes left on Saturday for Florida, where he goes for renewed health ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Looking Back: April 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 3, 1889At a recent meeting of the directors of the Sandwich Fair Association, the ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Looking Back: March 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOA spark from a passing locomotive ignited a haystack on the premises of N. Roose, and t ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Looking Back: March 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 20, 1889Several farmers are sowing wheat this week. It is most too early for oats ...
    March 18, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Looking Back: March 12, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 13, 1889Wild geese were observed flying north over Sycamore on Monday last.The go ...
    March 10, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Looking Back: March 5, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 6, 1889The prairie chickens were heard on Tuesday morning “hum-boo-woo”ing their ...
    March 4, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOFebruary 27, 1889Yesterday the death of the eldest son of Phineas Joslyn of Cortland wa ...
    March 4, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOFebruary 20, 1889Mr. Nick Renin has bought the house and lot on DeKalb Avenue which bel ...
    Feb. 18, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 12, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOFebruary 13, 1889Today, the American Navy stands 19th in the list of 20 principal natio ...
    Feb. 10, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Oak Crest essay contest winners

    Provided photoOak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center residents and staff recognized three middle sc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Library collection

    For the month of April, Kendall Rink is showing her snowglobe collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Ke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Army Reserve Pvt. Trent M. Greer has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Nelson achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Brandon Nelson, a member of BSA Troop 2810 chartered at Salem Lutheran Church and a Sycamore High School senior, was recently awarded the Eagle Rank, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Softball league gives back

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    April 14, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Dark skies don't dampen Easter spirit

    GENOA – Cecilia Fencl wasn’t sure what to expect. The Genoa woman was planning to take her 3-year-old granddaughter, Lillian Bradley-Fencl, to the Gen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Scary experience inspires ambulance lesson

    KIRKLAND — Cub Scout Pack 82 visited the Kirkland Fire Department for a recent pack meeting. However, instead of learning about the big red fire truck ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • DeKalb teen attends Ag Innovators conference

    DeKALB – Jaylene Jennings of DeKalb recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to learn about aquaculture and to receive training to help lead the 2014 4-H ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Oak Crest awards employee grant

    Twice a year for 15 years the Community Relations Committee of the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center Board of Trustees has awarded a grant in th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:36 am

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