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  • Crop walk funds local, international hunger relief

    BIG ROCK – Recruiters and walkers are needed for the 2014 Crop Walk, stepping off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, from the English Congregational Church, 30 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Get a sneak preview of historic homes

    On Thursday, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor a special sneak preview of this year’s Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour, featuring noted local h ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • So you’ve decided to rent out your home? Some tips

    Cynthia Kent and her husband, John, didn’t set out to be landlords, but career choices made it necessary.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hydroponics for home gardening covered in workshop

    The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food pro ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Ninth annual Kite Fest biggest yet To the Editor: Our sincere thanks to everyone who made the 2014 D ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for Wonderful World of Christmas

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club still has openings for the 26th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft/Vendor Show on Nov. 9
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Roddy graduates from basic training Army Pvt. Ellen J. Roddy has graduated from basic combat trainin ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Facebook pledges could win a grant for a local PTA

    As a proud supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning Center in Sycamore is encouraging all parents to commit to being the best Chief Education Office ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Difference in soil produces two distinct wines

    Pierre Seillan wanted to highlight the unique soils of Mount St. Helena in Knights Valley.  Thus, tw ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Study: Hearing Loss Affects Personality Among Elderly

    As people get older, they generally become less outgoing, but new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that this change in person ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • St. Paul’s last farmers market is Saturday

    The last Thrive Neighborhood Market of the season will be held at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road on Saturday.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s to host pet blessing

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites animal lovers to bring their favorite four-legged friends and other creatures to a Community Pet Blessing Celebrat ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Roast beef dinner at Malta church

    The Malta United Methodist Church will host its annual Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale on Saturday. Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bread & Roses plans fall benefit concert

    Bread & Roses women’s chorus will hold a fall benefit concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Newman Center to celebrate St. Francis

    The Newman Center community invites everyone to a celebration of St. Francis of Assisi at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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