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  • Railroad recollections shared at Brown Bag

    All aboard! The days of the hearing the steam whistle in town may be gone, but the memories of those golden days of railroad travel still remain with ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Plant sale next weekend

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    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West Auxiliary hosts spring luncheon

    Valley West Hospital’s Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon will be at 11 a.m. May 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green St. in Somon ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Area Garden Club schedules plant sale

    The DeKalb Area Garden Club will host its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 16, at the Gurler House, 205 Pine St. in DeKalb.
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • YSB Bike Auction set for Saturday

    The Youth Service Bureau’s Bike Auction will be held Saturday in the agency’s parking lot at 330 Grove St. in DeKalb.
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Dissing the Green Thumb’ talk at Sycamore museum

    Do you feel unlucky when it comes to planting flowers? Have your plants died after one season in your garden? Don’t worry, figuring out this problem h ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for balance classes

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is offering registration for its Strength and Stability Class.
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lobster ordering deadline is May 11

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    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • RSVP now for G-K alumni event

    The Genoa-Kingston All School Biennial Alumni Association will host its Dinner Meeting on June 27 at the Jane Fargo Hotel, 355 W. State St. in Sycamor ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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 ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Family Time | Bathtub helps nurture baby’s development

    Tip of the weekFrom bath time to bedtime, there are a number of rituals parents participate in with ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?: May garden checklist

    May is finally here, and we can begin our gardening projects. It is important to remember that for our area May 15 is the average last frost date. How ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lions of Illinois celebrate new facility

    Lions of Illinois celebrated the grand opening of their new facility at 2254 Oakland Drive in Sycamore on April 25. Lions Pictured (from left) are Ron ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Mayfield Church grateful for generosityTo the Editor:For over 60 years the faith family at Mayfield ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU intern a good fit for Genoa museum

    The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum had its first venture into Northern Illinois University’s NGOLD (Nongovernmental Organization Leader ...
    May 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
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