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  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Advice for growing garlic

    Now is the time to buy garlic bulbs before the suppliers sell out and while you can find the varieties that you want to grow.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New school year, new chance to get organized

    As she raises two daughters while managing a yoga studio, Nashville mom Jennifer Derryberry Mann swears by Google calendars on her phone to keep every ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Could You Benefit From A Home Equity Line of Credit?

    If you own and have equity in your home, you may be eligible for a home equity line of credit (HELOC).   This is a type of second mortgage, because it ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • What Is Elder Abuse?

    It’s hard to imagine, but every year hundreds of thousands of older people are the victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.  Most victims are frai ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Woodbury gardens blooming

    Woodbury Elementary School in Sandwich has lots of gardens growing – cucumbers, peppers, cabbage and lots of flowers the children donated and planted ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Early Childhood Center at KC receives DCCF grant

    The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College received a $2,300 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation that will be used to replace cots ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Campbell receives peace award

    DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice recently honored Stanley Campbell, director of Rockford Urban Ministries, with its annual Peace Award.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Congregation Beth Shalom picnic scheduled

    Congregation Beth Shalom, the community synagogue serving DeKalb, Sycamore and the region, will host its annual welcome picnic at noon Aug. 30 at the ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immanuel Lutheran sets fall schedule

    Immanuel Lutheran Church and Student Center, 511 Russell Road in DeKalb, will resume two services on Sunday – the traditional service at 8 a.m. and th ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC hosts Garden Open House Aug. 27

    The Kishwaukee College Horticulture department will host a Garden Open House for the public to view this year’s gardens from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Grace Life Church has a new home

    Grace Life Church has a new home at the Sycamore Plaza in the Elite Fitness building on the north side of Sycamore.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hope Haven executive director receives honor

    Lesly Wicks, executive director of Hope Haven Homeless Shelter, was recently honored with a proclamation from the DeKalb Township Board of Trustees fo ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Monument status for Lincoln Highway sought

    DeKALB – That stretch of roadway running east and west through DeKalb is part of a 3,400-mile, coast-to-coast memorial to the state’s favorite son – a ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dickson-Murst Day at the Farm set for Sunday

    Equipment is assembling for the Dickson-Murst Day at the Farm on Sunday. The harvest festival featur ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Opera House celebrates Sandy Black’s service

    The Association to Restore City Hall’s Board of Directors will host an open house in honor of Sandy Black’s retirement from the Sandwich Opera House. ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the Sandwich Fair?
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    Food
    Livestock
    Tractor pulls/Demolition Derby
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