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  • Okinawan weapons training

    Students from Midwest Shotokan Karate (both Genoa and Prospect Heights dojos) trained with ancient Okinawan weapons at the annual gathering in Waukesh ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Girl Scouts visit Dojo Dynamics

    Daisy Troop 445 and Brownies Troop 1125 recently visited Dojo Dynamics, 131 S. Wells St., in Sandwich. Shihan Scott Francis, owner and head instructor ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Life Skills: Girls Scouts teaching girls to be leaders

    Before 6-year-old Lily Ramon of DeKalb joined Girl Scout Troop 1533 of DeKalb, Cortland and Malta, she was shy and quiet. But you could never tell tha ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Community service award

    DeKalb County’s Ney Grange recently presented Dana Herra (left) an outstanding community service award for her years of covering the county for both t ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School names first quarter honor roll

    SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Winter camping

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, headed to Canyon Camp in Stockton for a winter campout. Canyon Camp, in the ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus looking for new members

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus invites interested singers to join them this spring semester by attending the first rehearsal at 7:15 p.m. Monday in the Mu ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names first quarter high honor roll

    SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the high honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. 
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chorus performs in Rockford

    Prairie Echoes Chorus had the honor of singing at the Second City Mens Holiday Show on Dec. 13 at the Second Congregational Church in Rockford. Prairi ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Library collection

    Jacalyn Kenney, a middle schooler, is showing her snow globe collection at the Sycamore Public Library. It is displayed in the youth services departme ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local HEA helps light classrooms in Tanzania

    When the DeKalb County Homemaker’s Education Association learned that the students at the Nyegina Secondary School in Tanzania had to take turns study ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary's holds food drive

    Students from St. Mary's School in Sycamore collected canned goods for the Salvation Army food pantry. From left, food pantry director Gary Billings, ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DEAN'S LIST

    Augustana CollegeStudents named to the dean’s list at Augustana College have a grade-point average o ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pizza math

    Third-grade students from North Elementary School in Sycamore have been busy writing in mathematics. Rosati’s Pizza of Sycamore donated pizza boxes fo ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Stars

    The St. Mary's Sycamore fourth- and fifth-grade boys basketball team enjoyed its recent victory over St. Mary Elgin. The Stars have improved to 3-3, w ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am