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  • Stage Coach Players set to present ‘My Fair Lady’

    For the first time in its 70 year history, Stage Coach Players will present “My Fair Lady.”It is a t ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:48 pm
  • Beth Fowler dancers to present 'West Side Story & More!'

    “West Side Story & More!” is a fun high-energy dance show featuring award-winning dances and the show closer of “West Side Story.” This show will be p ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Huntley orchestra competes in state contest

    The Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra recently participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association State Competition. The group competed ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • NIU athletes read to 'Bitty Barbs'

    In recognition of the Read Across America initiative, members of the Northern Illinois University Men’s Soccer team visited the Early Learning Develop ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Sycamore April Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for April. The sixth-grade students are Olivia Streicher, Nathaniel Cabral, Natalie Pasilla ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Supporting veterans: New ladies auxiliary chartered at AMVETS Post 90

    Jean Henning of DeKalb has been involved with AMVETS Post 90 since 1991. As a female veteran, Henning has often been around men, while serving in the ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Genoa Preschool to hold retirement celebration

    Genoa Preschool extends an invitation to all Debbie Pelley's current and past students to come celebrate her retirement after 24 years of teaching.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 begins search for next superintendent

    GENOA – The search process to replace the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 superintendent has gotten started – one year before Joe Burgess is set to ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • Retirement open house set at Davenport

    The staff of Davenport Elementary in Genoa will host an open house and reception for Marcy Billington from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, to recognize ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • Local doctor honored at Flagg Township Museum

    The newest display at Flagg Township Museum in Rochelle focuses on an area man and his wife’s lifelong commitment of “returning the blessings.”
    May 18, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Kish College Phi Theta Kappa chapter installs new officers

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Kishwaukee College on May 4 held its annual end-of-the-year celebration, which included the installati ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Eagle Scout project benefits Oak Crest residents

    Preston Ruud, a Life Scout with BSA Troop 16 in Sycamore, and an eighth-grader at Sycamore Middle School, recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Troop 2810 camps at Starved Rock

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed a campout weekend at Starved Rock State Park. The scouts di ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Dairy breakfast, tour planned June 18 at Drendel Farm

    Dale and Linda Drendel will open their Hampshire farmstead to the public for a dairy breakfast and farm tour from 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Sycamore Park District fundraising campaign gets a boost

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District’s fundraising campaign got a boost from a recent $25,000 donation from the Rotary Club of Sycamore, but much fun ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:13 pm