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  • Dorie Greenspan breaks down easy techniques for the cut holiday cookie

    Around the world, it’s time for holiday cookies: German springerles rolled out with patterned rolling pins; Dutch speculoos as tall as St. Nick and as ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lincoln’s relationships discussed

    Abraham Lincoln is etched into the American psyche as a monument of American freedom. In reality, he was no different than most people.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Museum hosts holiday open house

    For the sixth year, the Sycamore History Museum is saying thank you to the community with a Holiday Open House that is free to everyone.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Federated Preschool cookie sale is Friday

    Federated Preschool staff members Melissa Schwichtenberg (left) and Tiffany Busby enjoy tasty cookies and candy served by students Bailey and Harper d ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • How 5 miles of railroad track shaped Sycamore

    In the 1850s, Midwestern towns were locked in a heated race over who could bring railroad service to their communities. When DeKalb secured the railro ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Blood drive Tuesday at Valley West

    Valley West Hospital will host a community blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the upstairs conference room in the Valley West Medical Office Buil ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Sandwich madrigals to perform

    The Sandwich High School Chorus Department will present their annual Madrigal Dinner on Friday and Saturday.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • 4-H plans Holiday Fest for children

    The DeKalb County 4-H Federation invites all young people ages 8 to 12 to their annual Holiday Fest on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the DeKalb County C ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Ellen Oaks Christmas Craft Show opens Wednesday

    The 45th annual Ellen Oaks Christmas Craft Show will be held this week at the Masonic Temple at Route 23 and Watson Drive in Genoa.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Country music toy drive in its 45th year

    For the 45th year, Gary Mullis of DeKalb will host the Country Music Show Toy Drive for Toys for Tots.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • State tries to reunite people with lost cash

    Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging DeKalb County residents to attend an I-Cash event in the area to determine if the state is hold ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Project Light House in DeKalb

    Northern Illinois University School of Art and Design’s Time Arts students will present “Project Light House,” a show of video art at 6 p.m. Tuesday a ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Holiday Happenings in downtown Sycamore

    Take a journey through downtown Sycamore and indulge in chocolate treats along the way during the Winter Chocolate Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Uncorked: Family pride in the wine industry

    Family bonds run deep in the wine world.This year, the finest Italian wine I opened was Luce della V ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Medicare - What Are Parts A & B?

    Many seniors are aware that they will be, or already are, eligible for Medicare, the federal health insurance program for those 65 and older.  Medicar ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 8:47 am
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