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  • WNIJ/WNIU invites visual artists to enter the 2017 Calendar Contest

    Northern Public Radio is seeking submissions from visual artists to be featured in the 2017 WNIJ/WNIU wall calendar. Regional artists working in any m ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department gets $52,700 federal grant

    The Sycamore Fire Department has received a federal grant in the amount of $52,700 for the purchase of two CPR/chest compression devices and the insta ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently attended the U.S. Grant Pilgrimage in Galena sponsored by the Boy S ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Scouts help clean up Joiner Cemetery

    Sycamore Boy Scout Troop 40 held its annual Joiner Cemetery cleanup day on May 21 to prepare the cemetery for Memorial Day. The scouts along with othe ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Free orthopedic clinic offered in Dixon

    The Dixon Elks 779 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corp. will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Ju ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Kish College Nursing hosts Honor Society induction

    The Kishwaukee College Nursing Program held an induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society on May 18. Seven second-year nursing st ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • New fire engine to be unveiled in Sycamore

    The Sycamore Fire Department invites the public to attend the unveiling ceremony for its new fire engine at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Sycamore Fire ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Agencies benefit from Rotarians at Work Day

    About two dozen members of the Sycamore Rotary Club and the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary joined forces on May 7 to benefit local agencies through the ann ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • Volunteers help to beautify Shabbona Lake State Park

    Volunteers from Friends of Shabbona Lake State Park and Shabbona Girl Scout Troop 378 planted native prairie plants on May 6 at the park entrance sign ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Sycamore History Museum kicks off summer

    Summer officially has arrived, and everyone is looking for events and activities to fill out the next few months. The Sycamore History Museum has a fu ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Sycamore Rotary donates to Pay-It-Forward House

    As part of Give Local DeKalb County on May 3, the Sycamore Rotary Club donated $250 to the Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore. The money was earmarked f ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Rodan + Fields consultant launches business

    A ribbon-cutting held last week marked the official launch of Alison Harris' business as an independent consultant with Rodan + Fields. The event held ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Sycamore Lions welcome new member

    Sycamore Lion Jerry Malmassari congratulates newest member Ryan Nolan after being inducted into the club on May 11. Club President and new member spon ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Project Liquid Sunshine reveals art on the sidewalks of DeKalb

    When rainclouds loom overhead, Brian Oster of DeKalb doesn’t sing, “Rain, rain, go away.” He looks forward to rain and hopes that after seeing Project ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:42 pm