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  • Church adds two more cooking classes for kids

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa has added dates for its free summer cooking class for children in preschool through fifth grade.
    June 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Healthy roses discussion part of gardening series

    Roses are one of those plants with vibrant colors and amazing smells that bring a smile to everyone’s face, except when you try to grow them and you a ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Retirement center plans ice cream social

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents and staff extend an invitation for their annual ice cream social at 7 p.m. July 8, in the Vista Ro ...
    June 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb County marks the Fourth of July

    DeKALBFireworksSaturday: The Independence Day celebration starts with vendors opening at 2 p.m. and ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Eight awarded Eagle Scout rank

    Eight Boy Scouts from Troop 16 in Sycamore were recently awarded the Eagle Rank, the highest award achievable in Boy Scouts.
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rain makes July gardening checklist more challenging

    The overabundance of rain this spring is going to have a definite impact on our growing season. Some of the impact will be positive while other factor ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Biking with Beanzie riding event set

    Over the past 16 years, approximately 6,500 riders have traveled the Biking With Beanzie routes either once or multiple times, some every year. This y ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • National qualifiers

    Three members of Midwest Shotokan Karate qualified for the AAU National Karate Championships to take place in Raleigh, North Carolina in July. Picture ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Nick Aase becomes Eagle Scout

    Nick Aase, a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 chartered at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, recently was awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achieva ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local athletes compete at Special Olympics games

    Every baseball player dreams of playing in a World Series. Every football player’s goal is to play in the Super Bowl. For 21 Opportunity House/KSRA Sp ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Smithsonian to open first wing on innovation, business history

    WASHINGTON – A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone h ...
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How To Recognize Self Neglect In Your Loved One

    Jobs, medical conditions, and travel can keep adult children away from a senior parent, sometimes for long periods of time.  In cases like this, there ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Education foundation scholarships awarded

    The Somonauk Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to Somonauk High School seniors. The foundation was able to award five $1,000 scholars ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local FFA honored at convention

    The traditions of Illinois FFA sparked the ambitions of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA Chapter during the 87th annual Illinois State FFA Convention. ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Salem Lutheran welcomes ‘Pastor Bob’

    Salem members and local and synod clergy welcomed the Rev. Robert L. Hansen to ministry as Salem Lutheran’s senior pastor on June 14 at a Service of I ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned about a partial government shutdown in Illinois?