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  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    FUMC golf outing thanksTo the Editor:On Aug. 16, 2015, the DeKalb First United Methodist Church held ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary hosts pig roast dinner

    The Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club will host its 11th annual drive-through pig roast dinner on Sept. 16.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scout collecting books for Eagle project

    Jared Bunge from Boy Scout Troop 2810 is conducting a book drive for the kindergarten through eighth grade reading levels to benefit the students of W ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Extension offers vermi-composting program

    Vermi-composting is a process which uses worms and nature’s natural cycle to get rid of compostable items.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • More than 150 4-H members exhibit at fair in DeKalb County

    The 2015 DeKalb County 4-H Fair took place on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds, with more than 150 4-H members exhibiting their 4-H l ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? September checklist

    September has arrived and the fall season is beginning. September is a very important month for gardeners with lots of home landscape activities on ou ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Passion Flight

    Jim Davis, 84, is a cancer survivor from Mountain Home, Arkansas. He has been flying his light sport aircraft around the country providing "Passion Fl ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions set Candy Day

    The Sycamore Lions and volunteers will be visible throughout the community on Friday, Sept. 11, and Saturday, Sept. 12, for the annual Candy Day Campa ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer

    Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is t ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Choosing the best hearing aid

    If you’ve experienced hearing loss and have decided you’re a candidate for a hearing aid, how do you know what kind is best for you?
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Celebration Chorale sets fundraiser

    The Celebration Chorale from First United Methodist Church in DeKalb will hold a fundraiser at Ollies in Sycamore on Sept. 15.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Salad Supper to begin church’s fall activities

    The Bethlehem Lutheran Church Women will begin fall activities with a Salad Supper at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings welcomes new pastor

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God in DeKalb welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Brandon Arneson, his wife, Bethany, and his family on Aug. 2.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Westminster to hold chamber concert

    Westminster Presbyterian Church in DeKalb will feature Northern Illinois University violin professor Mathias Tacke in a chamber concert at 3 p.m. Sept ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom High Holy Day services set

    Services for Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) will again be offered by Congregation Beth Shalom in DeKalb, se ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will you be traveling anywhere over the long weekend?
    Yes, a long way
    Yes, but not too far
    Not leaving town
    No