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  • Art and ice cream collide at historic mansion

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive year, Ellwood House Museum has combined two popular summer traditions – Art at Ellwood and the Ellwood House Ice C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Orchestra invites public to Family Fun Day

    SYCAMORE – The community is invited to the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Family Fun Day on Aug. 9, beginning at 3 p.m. at Sycamore Community Park, 9 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb-Sycamore Chevrolet supports youth sports

    Provided photoThe DeKalb Park District received a donation of $1,000 and equipment from DeKalb Sycam ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McIntyre achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Kevin McIntyre was recently awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank in scouting, at a court of honor.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU alumni develop mobile personal safety device

    Joe Parisi was a senior at Northern Illinois University in October of 2010, when Antinette “Toni” Keller was murdered while walking by herself near ca ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fraedrich achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Austin Fraedrich, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at The Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa plans first downtown car show

    GENOA – Genoa Main Street is planning its first Cruisin’ to Genoa car and motorcycle show from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on Main Street in Genoa.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Liquor store opens U-Haul dealership in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – County Liquors in Sycamore has partnered with U-Haul to provide U-Haul products and services.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SHS hosts Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore High School Band had the chance to interact with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps when it was in the area to perform at th ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fire department to get new truck with grant

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department has received a federal grant of $384,750 for the purchase of a new fire engine through the Department of Homel ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teens teach campers to make nutritious snacks

    DeKALB – University of Illinois Extension and the DeKalb Park District’s Camp Maple Leaf collaborated to offer 4-H Food Smart Families Summer Cooking ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Police seek leads in theft of fishing gear

    GENOA – Crime Stoppers and the Genoa Police Department are seeking the public’s help in solving a residential burglary.
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The daily life of a Civil War soldier explored at talk

    SYCAMORE – The Civil War impacted our country on a grand scale, but have you ever wondered what the daily life of the Civil War soldier was like? As p ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU, city partner on window decals

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive fall, Northern Illinois University and the City of DeKalb have partnered to display window clings at DeKalb busine ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New or aspiring farmers invited to apply for educational program

    Aspiring Illinois farmers, new growers with less than five years’ experience, commodity farmers interested in diversifying to include fruit or vegetab ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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