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  • ‘Orphan Train’ is topic of July lunch program

    On Thursday, July 2, enjoy an afternoon learning about local history and discussing the New York Times Best Seller, “Orphan Train,” by Christina Baker ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Cancer survivor speaks at YMCA dinner

    The Kishwaukee Family YMCA hosted its second annual Community Awards Dinner, Be Inspired, presented by KishHealth System, on May 21. More than 250 gue ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:57 pm

    NordmanAndrew and Amanda Nordman of Sycamore announce the birth of a son, Vincent Markus Nordman, bo ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • West students raise funds for tornado relief

    Students at West Elementary School in Sycamore participated in a “penny war” to raise funds for families in the Hiawatha School District who were affe ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Discover local wildlife at the Ellwood House

    Did you know that the Ellwood House Museum grounds are home to deer, foxes, squirrels, raccoons and other woodland animals? On Saturday, at 3:30 p.m., ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Help grow historic prairie area

    Don’t miss a chance to help grow a prairie and help beautify a National Historic Site at the same time.
    June 16, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Collection drive for seniors underway

    DeKALB – Home Instead Senior Care in DeKalb is again holding Stars & Stripes for Seniors, a month-long drive in July to collect toiletries and paper p ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Organizers seek supplies, volunteers for Back To School Bash

    DeKALB – Organizers are seeking volunteers and school supplies for the third annual Back To School Bash for DeKalb County.
    June 16, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Kishwaukee students exhibit at The Art Box

    The third annual Kishwaukee College Student Prints exhibition of photographs, monotypes and relief prints will be on display at The Art Box, 308 E. Li ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Barb City Manor names top volunteer

    Barb City Manor Inc., the governing board of Barb City Manor Retirement Home in DeKalb, recently hosted its annual “Volunteer Thank You Night.”
    June 16, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Genoa Days' king and queen crowned

    GENOA – Recent Genoa high school graduates Kevin Hughes and Khloe Butz have two things in common: their commitment to their hometown and their new tit ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • First Thrive Market set for June 20

    The first of four monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will be  on the front lawn at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road in DeKalb, on Saturday, Jun ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Goal! Footgolf kicks off at Buena Vista

    DeKALB – With school out and summer vacation officially underway, parents, like Luz Gilkey of DeKalb, are looking for ways to have fun with their fami ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Friends of Barb City receives donation

    Friends of Barb City Manor Trip Committee Chairwoman Beve Lange and Steven Johnson from Carder Travel present a check for $1,300 to Friends members No ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Extension offers Master Gardener training course

    If gardening is your passion, and you would like to be part of a team that educates youth and adults alike on the joys of gardening, consider becoming ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:54 pm