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  • Energym to open Genoa locaiton

    GENOA – Construction at the site of a new Energym, should be complete by the commencement of its summer courses – just in time for the beginning of th ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • A Lasting Impression celebrates opening

    The Ambassadors of the Sycamore Chamber helped celebrate the opening of A Lasting Impression, at 228 W. Page St. in Sycamore. Mike Nightingale and his ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Genoa RE/MAX associates saluted for 2015 sales success

    Broker associates at RE/MAX Classic Real Estate, 514 E. Main St. in Genoa, recently received special recognition from the RE/MAX Northern Illinois reg ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Bank hires mortgage loan officer

    First National Bank has hired Ryan Gifford as mortgage loan officer, announced Tim Struthers, market president. Gifford is responsible for providing p ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Alexander Lumber celebrates 125th anniversary

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently congratulated Alexander Lumber on its 125th anniversary. Whether it’s bui ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Dahlquist celebrates new owners

    To help celebrate the recent new ownership of Dahlquist Inc., the Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting. Shelley and Johnnie Smith have b ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • DeKalb chamber welcomes Athletico

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, elected officials and staff congratulated Athletico Physical Therapy on its grand opening a ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Money Smart Week kicks off

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff conducted a ribbon cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Chamber kicks off Money Smart Week

    The Sycamore Chamber last week held a ribbon-cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week. Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of C ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Glidden Florist to celebrate 80 years of business

    DeKALB – Oscar Hansen has invited everyone – including President Barack Obama – to celebrate Glidden Florist's 80th anniversary April 30.
    April 27, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Kirkland library luncheon June 9

    The Friends of the Kirkland Public Library Salad Luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at First Evangelical Lutheran Churc ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Live birds coming to museum

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History is bringing the Fox Valley Wildlife Center to town for Bird Bonanza.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • DeKalb County Master Gardeners set plant sale

    The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Sale and Boutique from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jun ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:01 pm
  • ‘Hack for Change’ combines local passions, digital innovation

    Want to make a difference in DeKalb County? Register now for Northern Illinois University’s first ever “Hack for Change,” where citizens, leaders, and ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • ​Fairview Cemetery and Mausoleum open for tour

    The Fairview Park Cemetery Association and the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association are partnering to host a walking tour at the Fairview Cem ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:58 pm
  • STEM Cafe to preview robot revolution

    At the next STEM Cafe, “RoboRevolution: The Future of Sentient Machines at Home and in the Workplace,” two Northern Illinois University thinkers will ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:58 pm
  • World War II drone story shared at Brown Bag lunch

    Drones are something that have been a popular news item lately. During the Sycamore History Museum’s Brown Bag lunch on Thursday, June 2, discover how ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Summer youth programs return at Ellwood House

    Children of all ages and their families are invited to the Ellwood House Museum to explore “Countries of Curiosity” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturda ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Memorial Day observances

    Retired Air Force Col. Edward J. Rosado Jr., a former Sycamore native, will be the Keynote Military VIP speaker at various locations in DeKalb County ...
    May 26, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • Dairy breakfast, tour planned June 18 at Drendel Farm

    Dale and Linda Drendel will open their Hampshire farmstead to the public for a dairy breakfast and farm tour from 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Looking Back for May 25, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOA clarifying plant of considerable proportions is being constructed by the Ameri ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Looking Back for May 18, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOCharles Aves of Kingston has installed a mammoth refrigerator in his store which ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for May 11, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOAnother of Sycamore’s manufacturing industries is making a highly gratifying inc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Looking Back for April 27, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Conservation and Civic Improvement committee of the Woman’s club is having t ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Looking Back for April 27, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO It has been discovered the last week that a great disaster has befallen DeKalb ...
    April 27, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Looking Back for April 20, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO The visit to Sycamore on January 26 last of John Shabbona, grandson of the famo ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Looking Back for April 13, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOWith about three and a half miles of cement state-aid road to be constructed, so ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Looking Back for April 6, 2016

    1916 ​​– 100 YEARS AGOThe army of fighters representing the milk producers ​​– full 100 strong ​​– b ...
    April 8, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Looking Back for March 30, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO Roy McAllister formerly of Kirkland, is visiting his mother, Mrs. A. L. Palmer, ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Looking Back for March 19, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOIt is reported over in the third ward in Sycamore – where there is always sure t ...
    March 22, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Defending freedom

    As a retired colonel in the United States Air Force, it’s easier for Edward Rosado Jr. to tell you the places he hasn’t traveled than the places he ha ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Walking through history

    DeKALB – Jerry Smith knows a lot of people in DeKalb: people that are alive and people that are dead.
    May 18, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Offering support

    SYCAMORE – Although Brenda Butz and Nikki Myers work in the office of Braden Counseling Center, 2600 DeKalb Ave., Suite J, in Sycamore, they wanted to ...
    May 11, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Green thumb

    Holly Gresholdt of DeKalb is a retired teacher and she is still involved with educating the community.
    May 4, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Women Walk the World

    SYCAMORE – Mary Lu Strack of DeKalb believes strongly in helping the women of Tanzania. Instead of standing up and making a change, Strack will walk.
    April 27, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Helping cult victims

    SYCAMORE – Steve Guziec of Sycamore not only is a therapist and licensed professional counselor with Behavioral Health Providers P.C. in Sycamore, but ...
    April 22, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Born to sew

    CLARE – Ever since she was a young girl, Carolyn McQuillan wanted to sew. When her grandmother and aunts sat around the table working on their sewing ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Structured speech

    Dan Van Haften of Batavia knows a lot about arguments, but not the kind that involve fighting or yelling.
    April 8, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Helping the planet

    DeKALB – Michelle Gibson doesn’t see herself as a superhero, even though it’s her job to help save the planet every day.
    April 5, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Teacher in the Library

    DeKALB – Even though Marti Brown is a retired teacher, she is still devoted to helping DeKalb children learn and is involved with their education.
    March 22, 2016 - 3:24 pm

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