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  • Genoa Lions pitch in during park district work day

    The Genoa Lions came out in force to clean up and spread new mulch at Lions Corner Park on May 2 during Genoa Park District Work Day.
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘This One’s for the Girls’ winner

    Congratulations to Louisa Green of Genoa, winner of the KitchenAid mixer from KishHealth System’s annual women’s health event, “This One's for the Gir ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Weiss graduates from basic trainingAir Force Airman Seth B. Weiss graduated from basic military trai ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Creating a natural wildflower garden

    The little woods at the top of the street where I grew up was a magical place. Wonderful things were growing there. They had fun names like Shooting S ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dance group takes first at competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group won big in the Rainbow National Dance Competition, which was held May 8 through 10 in Freeport and in ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • David Letterman on retirement: It's time, but he's torn

    NEW YORK – You don’t think of David Letterman as a stop-and-smell-the-flowers type, but here he is, at a major turning point yet savoring his chocolat ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Breakfast honors cancer survivors

    Relay For Life, the global grassroots fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, is celebrating 30 years. In that time, more than $5 billion has been ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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

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    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
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