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  • Many months of merry: the wide range of subscription gifts

    Suffering from a pre-holiday “what to give” headache? The prescription may be a subscription. Subsc ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CourtWatch hears from Safe Passage educator

    At a DeKalb County CourtWatch Observers education meeting, Sarah Slavenas, Safe Passage educator, spoke to the group about teen relationships and what ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Train to become a Master Gardener

    Do you have a love for spending hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? If gardening is y ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation donates $2,000 to Equine Dreams

    Equine Dreams recently received a $2,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Funds will go toward installing heated automatic horse wat ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Avancer staff get fire safety training

    The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department recently held fire extinguisher training for Avancer Homes, which serves adults with developmental disabilities in ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions presentation

    At the Sycamore Lions Nov. 11 meeting, David Kuhn presented an inspirational message. Kuhn was involved in a highway accident with a drunk driver at a ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Spanish Grenache perfect for holiday travels

    The challenge of finding a wine to get excited about while traveling is daunting. Stroll through an ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Press hosting winter book sale

    Northern Illinois University Press has something for everyone. Its winter book sale features dozens of titles at drastically reduced prices, most betw ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fundraiser planned for Hiawatha student fighting brain cancer

    KIRKLAND – Summer vacation is the time of year that high school students relax and enjoy themselves, making memories they will never forget. Hiawatha ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • St. Paul’s to hold Blue Christmas Service

    The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people the holiday season is a difficult time, marked by stress ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • First Congregational to host cookie sale

    First Congregational United Church of Christ in DeKalb will host its first cookie sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 12.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Community Choir sets Christmas cantata

    The Genoa Community Choir will present its Christmas cantata, “What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols,” on Dec. 5 and 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church, ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women donates $10.9K to Safe Passage

    Members of the DeKalb-Sycamore chapter of 100+ Women Who Care, a charity organization that donates to four charities each year, handed over $10,900 in ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran hosts Advent series

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center,  511 Russell Road in DeKalb invites the community to its Advent Worship Series, “Savior of the Nations.”
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SUMC to celebrate the season with song, music

    The public is invited to celebrate the season at Sycamore United Methodist at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which of these days is best to do holiday shopping?
    Thanksgiving night
    Black Friday
    Cyber Monday
    Christmas Eve