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  • 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
  • Community invited to learn band’s future plans

    Kirk Lundbeck, director of the DeKalb Municipal Band, the oldest municipal band in Illinois, will be the guest speaker at tonight’s DeKalb Kiwanis Clu ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Help the shelter with ‘Hogs for Dogs’

    “Hogs for Dogs,” a motorcycle run to raise funds for the DeKalb County Animal Shelter in Genoa, will be held on Sunday.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • HBC blood drive set for Thursday

    Genoa Park District will host a blood drive from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 400 E. Second St., Genoa. Donate blood and receive a $5 Subway gift car ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Community event to raise safety awareness

    Local public safety agencies are teaming up to offer National Night Out, a free community awareness fair, on Aug. 5 in the Target parking lot, 2555 Sy ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Feed’em Soup fundraiser dinner is Friday

    Feed'em Soup will hold a special all-you-can-eat fundraiser and open house from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Art and ice cream meet at Ellwood mansion

    For the second consecutive year, Ellwood House Museum has combined two popular summer traditions – Art at Ellwood and the Ellwood House Ice Cream Soci ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • McIntyre achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Kevin McIntyre was recently awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank in scouting, at a court of honor.
    July 28, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Pretty poppies

    I freely admit to loving poppies. From the diminutive California poppy to the dynamic, larger form of the Oriental poppy, these plants add brilliant f ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MyKishHealth Patient Portal gives patients online access to records

    KishHealth System encourages patients to sign up for MyKishHealth, the online patient portal for Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals, to access to th ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New Illinois farmers program accepting applications

    Aspiring Illinois farmers, new growers with fewer than five years’ experience, commodity farmers interested in diversifying to include fruit or vegeta ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fraedrich achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Austin Fraedrich, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at The Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achie ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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