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  • 4-H awards presented at recognition night

    On Nov. 15, the annual DeKalb County 4-H Share the Fun Recognition Night was held for 4-H volunteers and members at the Center for Agriculture.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Adoption information meeting scheduled

    Children’s Home + Aid Society will host an informational meeting about domestic and international adoption for prospective adoptive parents from 2 to ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Help a senior by providing a little holiday cheer

    The Family Service Agency Senior Giving Tree has become an annual community project that benefits those seniors who are lonely and in need. Ornaments ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Paw Lickin’ Good holds adoption event today

    TAILS Humane Society will have dogs and puppies for adoption at Paw Lickin’ Good pet food store and bakery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Home Bound Healthcare offers in-home flu shots

    With the flu season in full swing, Home Bound Healthcare of Sycamore is reminding those most at risk of flu complications of the importance of getting ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Goodwill’s ‘Give & Go!’ bins coming to NIU

    Each semester since the Fall of 2012, Northern Illinois University’s Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy, along with ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking for child care?

    Are you needing child care? Call a 4-C Referral Specialist to discuss options in your area, or visit four-c.org and click on the “Free online child ca ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Minerality defined at La Jota in Napa Valley

    Minerality in a wine is like licking a wet rock in a creek on a hot summer day. That was the best de ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am

    Flu shots help those in need To the Editor: During this holiday season and all through the year, the ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s parishoners ‘home’ in time for the holidays

    SANDWICH – Bernadine Paris is home for the holidays. Paris, a 25-year member of St. Paul the Apostle ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Modern twist: New turns on the holiday wreath

    Say "wreath," and the beloved evergreen standard comes to mind – unadorned or dressed for the holiday season with lights, bows, fruit or ornaments.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Cookie walk in Malta

    Malta United Methodist Church, at the corner of South Third and Sprague streets in Malta, is hosting its annual Cookie Walk from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sa ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Pritchard selects youth advisory council

    A group of high school students interested in government met recently with state Rep. Robert Pritchard, R-Hinckley, to form his 2014 Youth Advisory Co ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal to hold Blue Christmas service

    The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people the holiday season is a difficult time, marked by stress ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran schedules advent services

    Midweek Advent worship services at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center continue at 7 p.m. Wednesday with “We Adore Him Who is the Creator of A ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
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