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  • America's first sports hero topic for library talk in Somonauk

    Boys emulated him. Adults admired him. Companies coveted his endorsements. One hundred years ago, Christy Mathewson had the name recognition we associ ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DCFS hosts town hall meeting in Aurora

    The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services will host a public town hall meeting at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the DCFS Offices at 8 E. Galena B ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lunch at the Little House event set

    The popular 1891 Victorian playhouse on the grounds of the Ellwood House Museum will be open for play during the third annual Lunch at the Little Hous ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walk Forever Free journey to march into DeKalb

    A Nebraska history teacher’s mission to eradicate modern day slavery will bring him to and through DeKalb Tuesday. 
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • U.S.-made woven bedspreads, blankets are modern-day heirlooms

    When I was a kid, I would weave warm and fuzzy miniature blankets for my Barbie dolls using a tiny loom.
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DCCG launches program for individuals with disabilities

    DeKalb County Community Gardens hosted an open house on May 7 to launch its new program for individuals with special needs. 
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Horticulture Help Desk open at farmers market

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering garden questions at the Horticulture Help Desk. This ye ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to CASA DeKalb County

    The DeKalb/Sycamore Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care selected CASA DeKalb County as its quarterly donation recipient. On May 9, representatives of 100+ ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Historic veterans hall opens again in Aurora

    The Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall and Museum is back in service in downtown Aurora.GAR Me ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Master Gardener garden walk set for July 9

    The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners annual garden walk will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9, rain or shine. Seven  gar ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Thanks for helping annual food driveTo the Editor:Thank you to the residents of Sycamore for partici ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore museum offers junior docent program

    The Sycamore History Museum is hosting a junior docent program training class.A docent gives exhibit ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Four wines highlighted on a perfect summer night

    An intimate poolside dinner under the stars on a sultry summer night brought four wines together. Al ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Park District to host Fourth of July 5K

    To kick-off a day filled with festivities in Hopkins Park, the DeKalb Park District will host its inaugural “Independence Day 5K Run/Walk” at 8:30 a.m ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:01 pm
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