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  • Sweet or savory, granitas are icy summer refresher

    At Minibar in D.C., an intriguing dish on the May menu bridged the gap between the meat and dessert courses. The palate cleanser, called Spring Thaw, ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Students to help build IVVC’s new health wing

    Ground was broken on July 2 for a four-classroom health wing addition at Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich.
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Refreshing ways to enjoy summer staple

    Watermelon is one of those foods you really don't need to overthink. Slice it. Eat it. Spit out the ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teens teach campers to make nutritious food

    University of Illinois Extension and the DeKalb Park District’s Camp Maple Leaf collaborated to offer 4-H Food Smart Families Summer Cooking School as ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reading program ends with beach party

    Sycamore Public Library will host a Beach Party Family Concert at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the library parking lot. The party is the conclusion for the sum ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU law graduate receives fellowship

    The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois State Bar Association, has awarded one of its inaugural Post Graduate Legal Fellowship ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Referrals available for school programs

    Have a kindergartener starting school for the first time? Before and after school programs fill up quickly. 
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McGuire earns honors at Edgewood College

    Delaney McGuire of Leland has earned Semester Honors for the spring 2014 semester at Edgewood College. Full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade poin ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson awarded ag scholarship

    Dana Anderson, daughter of Wes and Susan Anderson and a recent graduate of Indian Creek High School, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Hintzsc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SHS hosts Blue Devils drum corps

    The Sycamore High School Band had the chance to interact with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps when it was in the area to perform at the DCI Drum ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chef Debi: Fresh spices bring out best in plums

    I love this time of year, when all the fresh fruit is so abundant. One of my favorite fruits is the plum. At 30 calories each, they are a great health ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Summer meals program ongoing

    Free lunches are available this summer to children at West Elementary School in Sycamore, Kishwaukee Family YMCA and Barb City YMCA through Aug. 22.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters informational nights

    What is it like being a mentor to a child? Can I be a “Big” and still have a family? Big Brothers Big Sisters will host informational nights for commu ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Wingshooting clinic for youth, women scheduled

    A Wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be held at Shabbona Lake State Park south of Shabbona on Aug. 16 for boys and girls ages 10 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Young Eagles take to the skies Aug. 16

    Ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from the sky? Or maybe you’re curious how airplanes even work. You might even dream about being a pilo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 am
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