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  • Cemetery walk explores echoes of Sycamore’s past

    “Etched in Stone,” the Sycamore History Museum’s annual heritage cemetery walk, is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Sycamore Moose sets indoor garage sale

    Sycamore Moose Lodge 1506 will hold an indoor garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 317 W. State St., Sycamore.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Make cider at history museum festival

    Sycamore History Museum’s Fall Festival, at 1 p.m. Saturday, will offer visitors the chance to step into the past and make old-fashioned apple cider.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • DeKalb home part of statewide solar tour

    The Illinois Solar Tour is a free self-guided, statewide open house that demonstrates how Illinois homes and businesses are using solar, wind and geot ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Data breaches to be discussed at roundtable

    Sycamore Chamber’s Small Business Roundtable will host a presentation given by DNA Communications from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday at Blumen Gardens in Sycam ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Clothing and toy sale this weekend

    Kaneland John Stewart’s Parent Teacher Network will hold a Fall & Winter Clothing & Toy Sale from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 81 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • KC hosts Immigration Information Night

    Kishwaukee College will host an Immigration Information Night presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee College Confere ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Crop walk funds local, international hunger relief

    BIG ROCK – Recruiters and walkers are needed for the 2014 Crop Walk, stepping off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, from the English Congregational Church, 30 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Get a sneak preview of historic homes

    On Thursday, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor a special sneak preview of this year’s Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour, featuring noted local h ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • So you’ve decided to rent out your home? Some tips

    Cynthia Kent and her husband, John, didn’t set out to be landlords, but career choices made it necessary.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hydroponics for home gardening covered in workshop

    The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food pro ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Ninth annual Kite Fest biggest yet To the Editor: Our sincere thanks to everyone who made the 2014 D ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for Wonderful World of Christmas

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club still has openings for the 26th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft/Vendor Show on Nov. 9
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Roddy graduates from basic training Army Pvt. Ellen J. Roddy has graduated from basic combat trainin ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Facebook pledges could win a grant for a local PTA

    As a proud supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning Center in Sycamore is encouraging all parents to commit to being the best Chief Education Office ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
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