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  • Farmers market vouchers may make vegetables more appealing

    When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Voter registration can be completed online

    A voter may apply to register online at www.elections.il.gov by clicking "Online Voter Registration" in the Spotlight area of the page, or by accessin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Hinckley-Big Rock FFA honored at state convention

    More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Hinckley-Big Rock FFA Chapter – participated in the 2014 Illinois State F ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shotokan students advance in belt promotion

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    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Provided photoThirty-three scouts and 13 adults from Troop 16, sponsored by The Federated Church in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC welcomes Lanting as VP of Instruction

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Mark Lanting as the new vice president of Instruction on May 19.Lanting ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU men’s tennis scores in the classroom

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University men’s tennis team collected team and individual academic honors as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (I ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Protecting DeKalb County seniors

    DEKALB - When you walk into the new location of Elder Care Services (ECS) of DeKalb County, the first thing you notice is the smell of fresh paint and ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteer at Pay-It-Forward House

    Pay-It-Forward House will hold a volunteer orientation session from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.Pay-It-For ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teen shoots his first hole-in-one at Sycamore youth tournament

    SYCAMORE - David Schmitt wasn’t sure what had happened at first. It wasn't until he approached the green on hole No. 10 at the Sycamore Golf Club that ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Retired pros give kids baseball pointers

    SYCAMORE – For Amy Henning, last weekend’s baseball clinic was like Disneyland.A self-proclaimed “ba ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Town Crier events for July 23-Aug. 6

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Wednesday, July 23 Place: Cortland Community Library, 6 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Car show weekend turns back the clock – and calendar – in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend, July 25 through 27. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise ove ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Blumen Gardens part of Sycamore for 25 years

    SYCAMORE – Joel Barczak has learned a lot over the past 25 years as the owner of Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St., Sycamore.
    July 21, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • ‘Reno 911!’ comedian Nick Swardson to perform at the Egyptian

    Nick Swardson, best known for his recurring role as Terry Bernadino in the comedy series "Reno 911!," will bring his "Taste It" tour to the Egyptian T ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers