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  • Sycamore teen featured in state fair auction

    SYCAMORE — A 16-year-old Sycamore High School student who won an Illinois State Fair contest two years in a row for raising chickens is walking away w ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Oaken Acres moves forward with plans to construct eagle rehab cage

    SYCAMORE – When a local wildlife problem is brought to the attention of the staff at Oaken Acres Wildlife Center, staff try to find a solution, founde ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Kids learn about gardens and history in summer museum visits

    SYCAMORE – This summer, in addition to going to the pool and playing with friends, children who participated in the Sycamore School District 427 OSCAR ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Youth mentor program plans second kids' cooking event

    SYCAMORE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb County presents its second annual Cooking For Kids Sake fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Mary Hall ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Scout troop recognized by state comptroller’s office

    Boy Scout Troop 40, based at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sycamore, received a service award at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield from Illinois St ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Threshing bee marks 58th anniversary with steam power display

    SYCAMORE – The Northern Illinois’ Steam Power Club’s Steam Show and Threshing Bee was Aug. 14-17 at the Taylor Marshall Farm at 27707 Lukens Road, out ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Mission trip brings teens closer to God and each other

    SYCAMORE – Tyler Hull knows he returned to Sycamore a different person than he was before he left for a mission trip in Montana.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Weapons to be restored to Civil War soldier statues

    SYCAMORE – The copper soldiers who stand guard on the DeKalb County Civil War monument in Sycamore will once again bear arms befitting their rank, if ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Genoa businesses SOAR under new initiative

    GENOA – The Genoa business community is booming, and the city and chamber of commerce want to see it stay that way.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Sycamore church busy with local and international mission work

    SYCAMORE – The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) is busy preparing for the annual Apple Tree Pick for Safe Passage and a missio ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Schwartz wins state engineering award

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Engineer Nathan Schwartz received the highest award in the state for his field.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Farmers can help local nonprofits by applying to grant program

    Farmers now have the opportunity to contribute $3.3 million to organizations in their communities. To honor and support the tradition of service organ ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dance school registering for fall classes

    SYCAMORE – The Performing Arts Academy is now taking registration for fall classes. Semester 1 begins Tuesday, Sept. 2 and runs through Saturday, Jan. ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus welcomes new director

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Festival Chorus announces Dr. Steven Grives will be its director for the 2014-2015 season. Grives is the chorus' sixth music direc ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa, DeKalb libraries embark on massive expansions

    Nine-year-old Angel Fernandez of DeKalb loves attending summer reading programs at the DeKalb Public Library with his mom, Sylvia, and sister, Emily, ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
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