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  • How Does Your Garden Grow? October checklist

    As expected, this has been a challenging year for gardeners. Excessive rain in the spring and early summer followed by fairly long periods of no rain ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Floral design students tie for second at symposium

    Kishwaukee College Floral Design students Melissa Findlay, Sycamore, and Katelyn Hensley, Genoa, tied for second place in the Body Flowers competition ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Teachers hard at work

    The Sandwich School District kindergarten team spent an evening updating their new report card to align with the Common Core standards.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Faith UMC schedules ham dinner

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will host a ham dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Estate auction to support local household essentials pantry

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St. in DeKalb, will host a live and silent auction of antiques and artwork from 1 to 3 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catholic Daughters plan annual salad bar luncheon

    The Catholic Daughters of America Immaculate Conception Court 996 of St. Mary Catholic Church, DeKalb, will host its traditional Salad Bar Luncheon fr ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Farm harvest meal at Shabbona United Church of Christ

    Shabbona United Church of Christ will hold a drive-thru fall harvest meal on Tuesday. The public is invited.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC hosts free evening of Celebration of Dance

    Kishwaukee College will host Celebration of Dance, a free evening of Hispanic dance performances by three local dance troupes. The Celebration of Danc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Burlington church to bless animals

    Burlington Methodist Church will conduct a Blessing of the Animals at 1 p.m. Oct. 11.All members and ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trinity Lutheran plans annual casserole supper

    Trinity Lutheran Church will host its annual Casserole Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church at 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb. The public i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC gallery hosts Schumacher’s work

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will host an exhibition of the works of Carrie Ann Schumacher, titled “All the Stories She was Ever Told,” through ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL presents autumn themes

    Members of the Kishwaukee Valley Art League will present their unique arts and crafts and discuss the techniques used at their next meeting. The examp ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Two tribute acts to headline at Opera House

    The next two performances at the Sandwich Opera House will feature two very different tribute artists.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Library schedules Librofest

    The Kishwaukee College Library will host Librofest, an author-book fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
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