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  • Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

    Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gardeners visit Little Learners

    Cheryl Larson and Joan Vandre, Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension, recently visited Little Learner’s Story Time at ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rotary presidents compete in Ironman for charity

    The presidents of two local Rotary clubs decided to get creative in raising money for the organization’s signature effort of Polio eradication.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club plans trip to Mustard Museum

    Members of First National Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to Wisconsin on Oct. 14 for a Mustard Museum and Shop Tour, Brewery Tour and a visit ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am

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    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to attend Open House Chicago

    Reservations are being taken for the Oct. 17 trip to Open House Chicago 2015 for members of the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association an ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? October checklist

    As expected, this has been a challenging year for gardeners. Excessive rain in the spring and early summer followed by fairly long periods of no rain ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Floral design students tie for second at symposium

    Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for second place in the Body Flowers competition ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Teachers hard at work

    The Sandwich School District kindergarten team spent an evening updating their new report card to align with the Common Core standards.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Harvest lunches set for Wednesdays in October

    The Suydam United Methodist Church will serve its Harvest Lunches each Wednesday beginning on Oct. 7 through Oct. 28 at the church located on the corn ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Faith UMC schedules ham dinner

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will host a ham dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Estate auction to support local household essentials pantry

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St. in DeKalb, will host a live and silent auction of antiques and artwork from 1 to 3 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan annual salad bar luncheon

    The Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional Salad Bar Luncheon fr ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Farm harvest meal at Shabbona United Church of Christ

    Shabbona United Church of Christ will hold a drive-thru fall harvest meal on Tuesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think mass shootings are becoming routine in the U.S.?