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  • Sycamore Public Library features rock and shell collection

    For the month of April, Liliana Jennings is showing her rock and shell collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Li ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts take part in leadership training

    Boy Scout Troop 2810 in Sycamore recently held their biannual troop elections, followed by leadership training at Russell Woods. The newest group of l ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scout works to recycle bikes for Eagle project

    Ryan Loitz, a Life Scout with Troop 16 in Sycamore, is working on his Eagle project, “Recycle Your Cycle: For a Wheelie Good Cause.”
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC hosts ecosystems presentation on April 21

    Kishwaukee College will host a presentation on the Stream Ecosystems of Northeastern Illinois at 1 p.m. April 21 in Room A1225 in the Kishwaukee Colle ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • NIU Press hosting spring book sale

    Northern Illinois University Press is hosting a “carry-out” book sale featuring nearly 200 titles at reduced prices. The sale is open to the public, a ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Horticulture Help Desk now open

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners offer a free service answering garden questions at the Horticulture Help Desk.
    April 20, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWER

    VAC thanks First Midwest BankTo the Editor:On behalf of the entire Board of Directors and staff of V ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Health screenings for chronic diseases coming to Genoa

    Area residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic conditions with screenings by Life Lin ...
    April 16, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Free crash course on Social Security scheduled

    Effective April 30, people will no longer be able to file and suspend their Social Security benefits. Those who are full retirement age have until Apr ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • New gardening trends for 2016

    The Master Gardeners welcome you back to another gardening season. Gardening in 2016 should be a great experience with lots of new trends and interest ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • 7 under-the-radar family travel destinations

    The most common reaction we get when people learn about our family’s year-long trek around the country living in a travel trailer is, “So what was you ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed new members this spring at Kishwaukee College.
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Glad Tidings to host Hymn Sing

    Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 2325 N. First St. in DeKalb, will host a Hymn Sing at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. The public is invited.
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Junior Horse Bowl Team takes first at regionals

    4-H members from DeKalb County competed at the Northwest Regional 4-H Hippology and Horse Bowl Competition April 2 at Dixon High School.
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Walk for Life fundraiser April 30

    We Care Pregnancy Clinic’s annual Walk for Life fundraiser will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30. The Walk for Life is a fun, family ev ...
    April 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
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