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  • Four Seasons gardening program offers winter series

    The winter series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Students work for better lunches

    Littlejohn Elementary students Kayleigh Budnick, Chloe McKendry, Kailey Porter, Jimena Rodriguez and Eden Russell played an active role of advocating ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Country Music and Toy Drive a success

    Toys for Tots would like to thank Gary Mullis for the 46th annual music event he organized. The Country Music and Toy Drive held Dec. 6 during the Toy ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Sheriffs offering college scholarship

    The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will award more than 100 scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher educati ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Troop 2810 enjoy winter campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently headed to Canyon Camp in Stockton for its annual winter campout. Th ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • DeKalb football team honored

    The DeKalb School District recently honored the football team. The team won the Northern Illinois Big 12 East Division and finished the regular season ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • DeKalb girls swim team honored

    During a DeKalb School Board meeting, Jensen Keck, Bailey Flemming, Kylie Olson and Sarah Hein of the DeKalb High School Girls Swim Team were honored ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • CCT announces cast for 'Oliver!'

    Children’s Community Theatre has a cast of more than 50 local residents hard at work rehearsing for its March production of “Oliver!”
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Building bridges

    Students in Nonnie Scorzo's second-grade class at Lincoln Elementary School in DeKalb built bridges last week as part of a unit on engineering. The st ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Kishwaukee College plans Visit Day for prospective students and families Feb. 15

    Kishwaukee College will hold a Visit Day on Feb. 15 beginning at 10 a.m. for prospective students and their families.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Looking Back: Feb. 10, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOClaus Vickell, one of the new pensioners of the American Steel and Wire Co., has ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Looking Back: Feb. 3, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOSycamore will begin this spring the erection of a thoroughly modern, completely ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Looking Back: Jan. 27, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO  DeKalb people and others living in this section ought to appreciate greatly th ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Looking Back: Jan. 20, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO  One of the most admired residences erected in Sycamore in a number of years is ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Looking Back: Jan. 13, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGO  The Wright-Culver building is to have a formal opening in the near future acco ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Looking Back: Jan. 6, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOA special train load of eight coaches passed through DeKalb Saturday as second s ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Looking Back: Dec. 30, 2015

    1915 ​– 100 YEARS AGOOne peddler’s license will do for one man and no more. Three vendors here last ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Looking Back: Dec. 23, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGO  Owing to the delay in getting the big tree from the north woods and fearing th ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Looking Back: Dec. 16, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGO  Residents of the south end of DeKalb report that the blue covered gypsy van, w ...
    Dec. 15, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Looking Back for Dec. 9, 2015

    1915 ​– 100 YEARS AGO  Three hundred thirty five tons of cabbage was raised on the Waterman farm eas ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Highlighting women's health

    DeKALB – During the week before Valentine’s Day, Theresa Komitas is busy planning, but not for the holiday with chocolates and flowers. Komitas is pla ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Animal caretaker

    SYCAMORE – Cindy Khatri gets to feed and take care of exotic animals each day, including snakes, turtles, lizards and a Chilean rose-hair tarantula. S ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Helping girls in Africa

    DeKALB – When Jill Sanderson of DeKalb first learned that girls in Kenya were staying at home or being married off instead of going to high school, sh ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Principal of the Year

    SYCAMORE – As the Sycamore High School principal, Tim Carlson has an office and a name plate, and he can often be found walking the halls, greeting st ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Teaching self-protection

    DeKALB – When Tom Scott was in grade school, he was bullied for his size and for wearing glasses.Now ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Getting ready for the Globetrotters

    HINCKLEY – Bill Sambrookes has been to two Harlem Globetrotters games in his life, and he is as excited to see his third game as he was when he saw hi ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Feeding the community

    DeKALB – During the holidays, families gather around the table to celebrate with food. But not every table in DeKalb County is laden with food: accord ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Spiritual setting

    SOMONAUK – In a nod to the manger in Bethlehem where Jesus was born, the congregation of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green St. in Somonauk, and ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Lifting fingerprints

    Santa Claus knows if you’ve been naughty or nice, but with one fingerprint, so can Dave Dammon of Belvidere.
    Dec. 29, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • 'O Christmas Tree'

    DeKALB – Most people put up one Christmas tree to celebrate the holiday season. Joan Launer is putting up 34.
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • DEAN'S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students who were named to the dean's list for the fall semester.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:32 pm

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