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  • Sycamore Kiwanis take on duffel bag service project

    Several years ago, the Kiwanis Club of Sycamore became aware of a local need: Foster children taken into care frequently have no luggage for transport ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • DeKalb police chief wants to talk to citizens

    DEKALB – DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery wants to meet and talk with the public at an upcoming “Coffee With the Chief” event.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Club 55 offers expressive art classes

    Club 55 DeKalb will offer an eight-week class titled,”Creative and Self Expressive through Visual Art.”
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to 4-C

    Members of 100+ Women Who Care recently presented the Greatest Impact Award to Susan Petersen, executive director of 4-C: Community Coordinated Child ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • New café to pop up in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The owners of Cassie's Popcorn Stand are renovating a property into a café to add to their family business.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Orion Samuelson to lead Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade

    SYCAMORE – Legendary broadcaster Orion Samuelson has been selected as the grand marshal for the 2016 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Troop 16 participates in Burlington parade

    Boy Scout Troop 16, chartered by Federated Church in Sycamore, participated in the Burlington Fall Fest Sept. 11 Memorial Parade. The scouts carried t ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Scouts make water balloon catapults

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed its sixth annual Pioneering Campout at Afton Forest Preserve in ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Heartland Bank manager visits G-K Middle School

    The Genoa-Kingston Middle School sixth-grade Leadership and Community Service class recently was visited by Pattie Marx, manager of the Heartland Bank ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • Navy veteran John Kell of Sandwich received a Certificate of Appreciation from La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chavaux. Kell was honored for hi ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • September library collection

    For the month of September, Layna Berry is sharing her car collection in the Sycamore Public Library's Youth Display case.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Historical marker tells DeKalb Ag poultry story

    An Illinois State Historical Marker recognizing the role the DeKalb Agricultural Association played in improving chicken genetics was dedicated last w ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Taste of autumn: Jonamac Orchard turns apples into cider in new facility open for sampling

    Jim Lazzaro of Cortland visits Jonamac Orchard, 19412 Shabbona Road in Malta, every year with his family, but this year was different.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Labyrinth at Westminster Presbyterian Church

    Westminster Presbyterian Church will host a Labyrinth from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. It is open to the public.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Program to discuss teacher retirement system

    All are welcome to attend a presentation, “The Teachers’ Retirement System and Pension Benefits,” given by Rich Frankenfeld, TRS Director of Outreach. ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:38 am