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  • St. Mary School takes 4th at state chess meet

    The DeKalb St. Mary School Chess team recently placed fourth in its first-ever IESA State Chess Tournament. Pictured at the tournament on Feb. 25 is C ...
    March 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sophisticated food – like these pan-seared pork chops – still can be easy weeknight meal

    Question: Why does sophisticated food always have to be complicated? Answer: Trick question; it doesn’t.
    March 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • GOP tries to sell new health care bill, absent key specifics

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • People for People Auction is scheduled for March 12

    The Indian Creek Community Concern for Children organization will present the 34th annual People for People Auction on March 12.
    March 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC students will host benefit breakfast March 12

    The Indian Valley Vocational Center SkillsUSA members will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 12, at the Sandwich Fire Departm ...
    March 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Landowner awarded pollinator habitat conservation grant

    Many butterflies, birds, bees and beneficial insects pollinate plants that we rely on either for food or beauty. However, the number of pollinators is ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Community Action scholarships available

    The DeKalb County Community Action Department and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announce the 2017‐2019 Community Servic ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Pond management program offered March 9

    Curious about the health of your large pond? Succession is a normal process in which your pond wants to fill in so you cannot “fix it” once, you need ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS receives donation from ministerial association

    During this past holiday season of giving, a donation was received by Fox Valley Older Adult Services from the Rev. Bob Dell of the Sandwich Somonauk ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich schools set to host 38th annual Easter in the Country event March 11

    The 38th annual Easter in the Country arts, crafts and bake sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at three locations in Sandwich.
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • New ways to use old rugs

    As part of the red-hot globalism trend, “tribal style” – exotic, eclectic and influenced by travel – has spread from fashion to home decor.
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • MOI offers fitness boot camp

    Midwest Orthopaedic Institute has a new opportunity open for all. Beginning April 3, the Sycamore Physical Therapy location will offer a fitness boot ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Barns and Barn Quilts presentation offered in DeKalb

    “Barns and Barn Quilts” will be presented by Jean Klock at the DeKalb County Historical-Genealogical Society meeting on Wednesday, March 8, at Oak Cre ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest Board of Trustees officers welcomed

    During a recent dinner at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center in DeKalb, the community, residents, staff and families had an opportunity to meet a ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC alum keeps conservatory beautiful

    Jason Toth goes to work every day in a little piece of paradise in the middle of Chicago: the Garfield Park Conservatory. Toth, an alum of the Kishwau ...
    March 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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