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  • Local FFA honored at convention

    The traditions of Illinois FFA sparked the ambitions of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA Chapter during the 87th annual Illinois State FFA Convention. ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Salem Lutheran welcomes ‘Pastor Bob’

    Salem members and local and synod clergy welcomed the Rev. Robert L. Hansen to ministry as Salem Lutheran’s senior pastor on June 14 at a Service of I ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cortland library gets grant to support reading, literacy

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Cortland Community Library a $1,500 grant to support Summer Reading and family literacy.
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NSLS chapter induction ceremony at KC

    The Kishwaukee College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held an induction ceremony on campus April 30. The NSLS chapter at Ki ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran confirmands

    On May 17, after two years of instruction in the Christian faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church in DeKalb, the 2015 class confirmed its faith and are now ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2 cooks for Hope Haven

    Boy Scout Troop 2, chartered by Sycamore United Methodist Church, recently provided a meal for Hope Haven. In addition to fundraising for the project, ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chorale presents ‘American Peace’

    The Celebration Chorale will present “American Peace” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Bu ...
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa actress stars in ‘All Shook Up’

    Genoa actress Callie Johnson stars as “Natalie” in the Elvis-fueled Broadway musical, “All Shook Up,” July 16 through Aug. 16 at Theatre at the Center ...
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb actor cast in ‘The Winter’s Tale’

    DeKalb actor Joe Matyas has been cash a the understudy in the role of “Florizel” in “The Winter’s Tale” July 8 through Aug. 19 at First Folio Theatre ...
    June 25, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • 'Snoopy' coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Tickets are on sale for Indian Valley Theatre’s upcoming musical production of “Snoopy,” coming July 17, 18 and 19 to the Sandwich Opera House.
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Zoberis to show new work at The Art Box

    “By Land and By Sea,” new and recent paintings by local artist David Zoberis Sr., will be on display from Sunday through July 25 at The Art Box, 308 E ...
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz In Progress plans Hopkins Park concert

    Jazz In Progress, a local community jazz band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. at the Dee Palmer Band Shell Tuesday at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • "Aida" play mixes old Egypt with a young cast

    Jessica Jureczyk won’t only walk like an Egyptian at Sycamore High School this weekend, she’ll sing, dress and act like an Egyptian – a very, very gir ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Review: Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" silly, spoiled by overstuffed plot

    “Ted 2” asks a question we never needed, or particularly wanted, to know the answer to: Is Ted, the magical, foul-mouthed, pot-smoking teddy bear, a p ...
    June 24, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • BC-US--Food-July Fourth-Cream Pie,1st Ld-Writethru

    A basic strawberry rhubarb pie is a delightful and iconic part of summer, but why let it rest at that?
    June 23, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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