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  • Planning the Fourth

    KIRKLAND – Amy Polzin loves festivals. She loves the food, the entertainment and the friends she meets, both new and old.This year, Polzin i ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Looking Back: July 1, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe best article in the current issue of that well-edited magazine, “The Maize,” issued by the Great Western railroad co ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • DeKalb band presents patriotic concert July 4

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present a gala Fourth of July celebration, at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hopkins Park ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Two DeKalb County nonprofits receive $15,000 in grants

    The Sycamore Fire Department and Salem Food Pantry were both selected by employees from the Ashton Soybean Production Monsanto Site and Wate ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Healthy roses to be discussed in Sycamore

    Roses are one of those plants with vibrant colors and amazing smells that bring a smile to everyone’s face, except when you try to grow them ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Syverson visits Genoa

    The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Sen. Dave Syverson to the Genoa Veteran’s Home on June 18. The senator visited the chamber’s mon ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:18 pm
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  • Keicher elected to executive board

    Sycamore State Farm Agent Jeff Keicher has been elected as the secretary/treasurer of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Ill ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Sbarro’s

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and DeKalb Mayor John Rey congratulate Sbarro’s of DeKalb on its new location with a ribb ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Chamber celebrates FunMe anniversary

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate FunMe Events on its 30th anniversary. FunMe Events offers entertainme ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • DeKalb Noodles & Company helps out

    On April 20, Kathy Vance, general manager of the DeKalb Noodles & Company, and her team hosted a 50 Percent Benefit Day to raise money for the local c ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • State Farm welcomes new agent to Sycamore

    State Farm has welcomed new agent Tina Hurst to its family of Good Neighbor Agents in Sycamore. The Hurst agency, located at 1417 S. Peace Road, Unit ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • MyInsuranceGuy opens office

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate MyInsuranceGuy at a ribbon-cutting celebrating its office in Sycamore. Mi ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Leishman Center for Culinary Health

    The Sycamore and DeKalb chambers of commerce hosted a joint ribbon-cutting to celebrate the open house of the new Leishman Center for Culinary Health ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Clement attends IPTA meeting

    Brandon Clement, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently served as delegate to the Illinois Physical Therapy Assoc ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Sports Performance By Mike welcomed

    A ribbon cutting was held by the Sycamore Chamber Ambassador Club to celebrate the opening of Sports Performance by Mike at 432 N. Main St., Suite A, ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Luxe Salon welcomed in Sycamore

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon-cutting recently to celebrate the opening of Luxe Salon, located at 352 W. State St. in downtown Sycamo ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Looking Back: May 27, 2015

    1990 – 25 YEARS AGOThe National Bank and Trust Co. of Sycamore will celebrate the grand opening of i ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Looking Back: May 20, 2015

    50 Years Ago – 1965A large barn containing about 10 tons of hay and a large load of soybeans, belong ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Looking Back: May 13, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO – 1890A number of Sycamore capitalists will invest in Chicago real estate for a specul ...
    May 12, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Looking Back: May 6, 2015

    100 YEARS AGO – 1915There have been sold to date since August 1 last 300,000 Ford automobiles, which ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Looking Back: April 29, 2015

    130 YEARS AGOApril 29, 1855Nellie Kenyon, an eleven years old daughter of Stacy P. Kenyon of this pl ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Planning the Fourth

    KIRKLAND – Amy Polzin loves festivals. She loves the food, the entertainment and the friends she meets, both new and old.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • 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
  • A mission adventure

    DeKALB – When most college graduates are thinking about settling down, buying a house and car, 23-year-old Allison Anderson of DeKalb is packing her b ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Playing music is his life career

    DeKALB – While most high school seniors are just starting to plan their last summer vacation before college or trade schools, DeKalb High School gradu ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Trekking to the North Pole

    When thinking of the North Pole, visions of ice-covered water, polar bears and Santa Claus first come to mind. But when Eric Lillstrom of Chicago envi ...
    May 14, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • The right dress for that special day

    DeKALB – Growing up, Dawn Caltagerone loved playing dress up with Barbies.Caltagerone still gets to ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Talking to victims

    DeKALB – Sarah Slavenas is paid to talk to people.Part of her job includes giving presentations at D ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • DeKalb writer's show to premiere in Chicago

    .30-30 Productions will present the world premiere of “How to Field Dress in Lilly Pulitzer,” the one-woman show written and performed by Cora Vasseur ...
    April 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm

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