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  • Springfield visit

    Fifth-graders at Southeast Elementary School in Sycamore recently traveled to Springfield. Pictured is Kristina Jordan’s class at the state capitol ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • Genoa Lions Carnation Days

    On April 11, the Genoa Lions sold more than 220 dozen carnations to family, friends and the community. This annual fundraiser is organized by Gene Bra ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tree planting at North Elementary

    The city of Sycamore, courtesy of Poplar Farms Nursery, donated and planted a new tree for the front of North Elementary School in Sycamore. The secon ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fun with STEM

    Students at St. Mary's School in Sycamore participated in a four-week Northern Illinois Univerity STEM program. This after-school event allowed studen ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Volleyball tournament

    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Shelter Insurance Foundation awards scholarship

    The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Cole Lappe, a graduate of Hinckley-Big Rock High School. Shelter Agent Jackie Meier s ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Arndt, Aves receive 1st Farm Credit scholarship

    Katie Arndt of Malta and Kelly Aves of Kirkland are recipients of the 2015 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services.
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC Fall 2015 Achievement Award recipients named

    Kishwaukee College has named the recipients of the 2015 Academic Achievement Awards. The awards waive in-district full-time student tuition and mandat ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bishop of Chicago to visit St. Peter’s Church

    The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey Lee, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, will visit St. Peter’s Church in Sycamore on Sunday.
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chiropractic care is good pre-natal care

    Getting a chiropractic adjustment while pregnant is excellent pre-natal care for mom and baby, both, said Dr. Morgan Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Hea ...
    May 14, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Creating Emotion: Longtime DeKalb artist Dale Osterle's works exhibited at Glidden Goods

    DeKALB – When viewing a landscape with a beauty that takes your breath away, most people reach for their camera to capture the moment. Dale Osterle cr ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IVT opens registration for summer children’s program

    Indian Valley Theatre has opened registration for its 32nd annual Summer Children’s Theatre Workshop.
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: With Anna Kendrick, 'Pitch Perfect 2' hits those sweet notes

    "Who run the world? GIRLS!" sing those irrepressible Barden University Bellas, channeling Beyoncé, in "Pitch Perfect 2.""Who run the world? GIRLS!" si ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hendricks releases 14th piano recording

    Jim Hendricks, professor of piano at Chicago State University and a Sycamore High School and Northern Illinois University alum, has released his 14th ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: Dazzling 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is a can't miss thrill

    The silences in “Mad Max: Fury Road” are unsettling.The moments are few and infrequent, but it’s not ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
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