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  • Ready for planting

    On April 4, the Sycamore Lions Club gave away more than 500 packets of pumpkin seeds at the Sycamore Police Department’s Easter Egg Hunt in Sycamore P ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Sycamore Lions donate to VAC

    The Sycamore Lions Club delivered more than 100 meals for Meals on Wheels on Easter Sunday. The club also gave a $500 donation to Voluntary Action Cen ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Waterman Lions helps Tiny Voices Camp

    Elizabeth Nielsen of Tiny Voice Therapy Services, Waterman, receives a check for $750 from Dave Stryker, president of Waterman Lions Club. Nielsen, a ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Uncorked: Steelhead Vineyards owners continue to pay it forward

    In the few minutes it takes for a shower to warm up, Dan and Katy Leese have a bucket full of water. 
    April 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary donation to help buy hospital equipment

    Members of the Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary Board of Directors recently presented a check in the amount of $37,500 to the KishHealth System Foundatio ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Bridal trends luncheon

    Can you identify the mystery wedding gown worn by Rebecca Gardner on the left? She and Molly O'Neil (right) are two of six Sycamore High School senior ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Castle Club plans trip to The Fireside

    Members of Castle Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to The Fireside in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, on June 24 for one of Wisconsin’s favorite shows ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Opportunity House spotlight

    The Opportunity House employment spotlight for April is Kevin Koch. Kevin works as a bagger and cart attendant at Schnuck’s in DeKalb. Kevin will cele ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Opportunity House donation

    Frank Slowinski, along with staff member Wanda Tatum from Opportunity House Inc., accepted a donation from students of the Northern Illinois Universit ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore moves downtown

    The Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore is bringing their classic styles of dance to the downtown Sycamore area. The academy has been serving the DeKa ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Just what your cat always wanted: a hat

    It’s not enough to knit sweaters for our children and grandchildren – no. Dexterous fingers need more. They need to knit something smaller, faster: Th ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

    NEW YORK – Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."
    April 24, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • KC’s Raynor named United Way Spirit of Caring recipient

    Carla Raynor, coordinator of the Family Literacy Program in Adult Education and Transition Programs at Kishwaukee College, has been selected as the re ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Smelser chosen for national orchestra

    Carnegie Hall has chosen Benjamin Smelser, a trombone player from DeKalb High School, to join 113 other young people from around the country in the Na ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Federated Church to hold spring thrift sale

    The Federated Church in Sycamore will hold its annual spring Thrift Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25.
    April 24, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you ever put clothes on your pet?
    Yes, for a laugh
    Yes, to keep them warm
    No, that's silly