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  • Living by the golden rule

    Some people live according to their own personal rules and codes of honor. But Thomas May lives his life according to one rule in particular ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: March 25, 2015

    March 22, 1890Judge Luther Lowell has been appointed Master in Chancery, by Judge Kellum, to succeed John L. Pratt.Operations have begun for ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beer-tasting festival headed to DeKalb

    Cheers to America on Tap.The premium beer festival – which tours the country promoting specialty and craft beers – will stop at the Northern ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Luau planned at Midwest Museum

    Aloha! The Midwest Museum of Natural History will host a luau from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.Come and enjoy authentic Hawaiian food, music and ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Babies get Ag Week gift baskets

    The newest bundles of joy were welcomed with gift baskets at Kishwaukee Hospital and Valley West Hospital during National Agriculture Week, ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Master Gardners celebrate 2014 with awards

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners celebrated 2014 with the Annual Awards dinner on Jan. 29.The 2014 Century Cl ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
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  • NAMI presents WNIJ with media award

    89.5 WNIJ is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Media Award, given annually by The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Northern Illinoi ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Downtown Sycamore planning Spring Fling

    Join the merchants of downtown Sycamore for the sixth annual Spring Fling. Activities will take place March 20 through March 29 at participating busin ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Barb City Bagels welcomed

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating the grand opening of Barb City Bagels (formerl ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Super Wash winner announced

    Genoa Super Wash Car Wash, 360 Route 23, Genoa, recently held a drawing for one person to win a year’s worth of free automatic car wash tokens, a valu ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Publications welcomed

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating the addition of its newest member, Kaneland Pu ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU law dean named to 2015 Power List

    Northern Illinois University College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea has been named to the 2015 Lawyers of Color Fourth Annual Power List, a compreh ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System hospitals honored as stroke-ready

    KishHealth System's Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals have been recognized as two of the state’'s emergent stroke ready hospitals by the Illinois D ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber welcomes businesses

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating newest member Capital World Advisors Accountin ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McGraths support NIU entrepreneurship programs

    Northern Illinois University has received a transformative gift from Michael and Kristina McGrath in support of entrepreneurship programs in the NIU C ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • American Cancer Society joins chamber

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the chamber's newest member, the Ame ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Crosswind Church sets Springathon

    Crosswind Community Church will hold its third annual Springathon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28 at the church located at 13100 Cherry Road in Genoa.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. John's hosts kumla dinner

    St. John’s Lutheran Church, South Street in Creston, will host its 19th annual kumla and ham dinner on April 11.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beer-tasting festival headed to DeKalb

    Cheers to America on Tap.The premium beer festival – which tours the country promoting specialty and ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DAWC’s Herstorical Tea celebrates women

    Make plans to attend the annual Herstorical Tea Program from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St. in DeKalb, with the ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Clean Sweep headed back to the Convo

    Seven years ago, the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center started the Convo's Colossal Clean Sweep to bring the community together during t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for balance classes

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is taking registration for the Strength and Stability Class.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Eclectic night of live music at The House

    An evening with four distinctive bands will entertain local and regional music enthusiasts at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Talk on church, state separation

    Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, will speak about the importance of the separation of Church and State at 6 p.m. toda ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Breakfast with the Bunny in DeKalb

    Spring will hop into downtown DeKalb Saturday with the Breakfast with the Bunny event at The Lincoln Inn and the showing of "Hop" at the Egyptian Thea ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Luau planned at Midwest Museum

    Aloha! The Midwest Museum of Natural History will host a luau from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.Come and ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: March 25, 2015

    March 22, 1890Judge Luther Lowell has been appointed Master in Chancery, by Judge Kellum, to succeed ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: March 18, 2015

    March 19, 1890Turner & McDonough have put two new cream separators into their butter factory. From 1 ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: March 11, 2015

    March 12, 1890Whittemore & Brower will at once erect an agricultural implement storehouse on their l ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: March 4, 2015

    March 5, 1890The riot case against Burtis Petrie and Chester Frane is expected to come before the co ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 25, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO February 26, 1890 The old Harvester shops caught fire from some unknown cause on Sunda ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 18, 2015

    February 19, 1890Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Last Sabbath the weather was sunny a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: February 11, 2015

    February 12, 1890Mr. William Bollinger, father of the Bollinger Bros., of Sycamore, suffered a strok ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: February 4, 2015

    February 5, 1890Ground-hog day was cloudy enough, and dark enough, so that wise animal could not see ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 28, 2015

    January 29, 1890Notwithstanding the large number of deaths which have occurred in Sycamore during th ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 21, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO January 22, 1890 One degree below zero yesterday. Do those boys who hunt squirrels kno ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Living by the golden rule

    Some people live according to their own personal rules and codes of honor. But Thomas May lives his life according to one rule in particular: the gold ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Skeleton Keyes ready for bout

    Katherine Keyes from Rockton doesn’t let little things knock her down. She also doesn’t let grown women knock her down or push her around. She pushes ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrating women

    The world marked International Women’s Day on March 8, which celebrated the achievements of women throughout history. Throughout March, the Sycamore H ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Woodcarver discusses his craft

    By day, Robert Coleman of Belvidere is an entertainer and works as a magician and balloon artist.But ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Drawing teens to the library

    DeKALB – Not many librarians can say that they are a real-life superhero, but Steven Torres-Roman can. His superhero alter ego and origin story are ev ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Choir student headed to national conference

    DeKalb High School junior Matthew Callahan, 17, is excited for his upcoming trip to Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Making Valentine's Day sweet

    Willy Wonka had Oompa Loompas that created handmade candy for his chocolate factory. But Todd and Betsy Hendrey, the owners of The Confectionary, hand ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping people find a job

    DeKALB – Billi Tierney’s job is to help other people get jobs.Tierney works for Kishwaukee College a ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Discovering history through personal objects

    Peter Olson loves watching “Antiques Roadshow.”“When you watch the show, you learn about the persona ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping veterans in need

    GENOA – Ray Gentilcore has some amazing stories to tell his grandchildren.As a young man, Gentilcore ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Master Gardners celebrate 2014 with awards

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners celebrated 2014 with the Annual Awards dinner on Jan. 29.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk donor makes museum’s dream come true

    Somonauk farmer Don Riemensnider has come forward for the second time in his life to provide a building downtown to fulfill a community need.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Sycamore teacher receives scholarship

    Annette Keca, a Sycamore High School English teacher, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study abroad this summer in the Philippines. Th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore lawyer authors article in Illinois Bar Journal

    Heather M. Fritsch, a sole practitioner in Sycamore, is the author of “The Top 10 Things to Do Before Your First Residential Real Estate Transaction,” ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local high schools compete at WYSE Academic Challenge

    Kishwaukee College hosted the Worldwide Youth in Sciences and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge on Feb. 3. Eight area high schools sent teams of s ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Women’s club scholarships for G-K seniors

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will award several college scholarships to graduating seniors from the Genoa-Kingston High School class of 2015. Appl ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary's spellers

    Students at St Mary's Catholic School in Sycamore recently participated in the school Spelling Bee. The lively competition resulted in more rounds of ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Klondike Derby

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church, competed in the annual Klondike Derby on Feb. 7 at the Sycamore Sportsman's Club. Some of th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Adrianna Pellegrini, Christian Lanan, Reiana Youn ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore music students attend ILMEA conference

    SYCAMORE – Seventeen Sycamore High School students were selected to participate in the 2015 Illinois Music Education (ILMEA) Conference held at the Pe ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am

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