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  • Sycamore Kiwanis to host Bunco fundraiser

    The Sycamore Kiwanis Club will host a Bunco fundraiser for Kiwanis International's Elimiate Project, which works to put an end to neonatal tetanus.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Classical music can be heard at Oak Crest Retirement Center

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents and staff invite community friends to join them for a program of light music for violin, cello and ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Groundhog Gala supports Midwest Museum of Natural History

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History will host its eighth annual Groundhog Gala Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Jane Fargo Hotel in Sycamore. The ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kish College Center offers workshop on medicinal marijuana drug policy

    The Kishwaukee College Center for Business Development and Continuing Education will offer a workshop for local business and industry on “Medicinal Ma ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Library presents hockey’s daredevil goalies

    Few would sign up for a career filled with broken bones, facial lacerations, perpetual bruises and dislodged teeth.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tina Fey returns as Sarah Palin on 'SNL,' Oscars parodied

    NEW YORK – Tina Fey returned to "Saturday Night Live" to reprise her impression of Sarah Palin and give a rambling, sometimes-rhyming endorsement to D ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • Matt Damon says Hollywood must do more to support diversity

    PARK CITY, Utah – Matt Damon says the movie business has "a long, long, long way to go" when it comes to diversity.
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Wider change in Hollywood sought after Academy reforms

    NEW YORK – The widespread outrage over two straight years of largely white Oscar nominees coalesced behind three damning, viral words: "OscarsSoWhite. ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • 'Super pantries' frequent many kitchen wish lists

    Teresa Keller used to joke that she was pantry-challenged. She often relied on a flashlight to search the deep, dark cupboard that held her canned goo ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread & Roses helps gardens grow

    Dan Kenney of DeKalb County Community Gardens recently accepted a gift of $1,000 from the women of Bread & Roses chorus and Director Peggy Safford. Th ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa-Kingston High School music department receives grant

    Marcy Billington, of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, recently presented a community grant check to Jon Fromi, music and fine arts teacher at G ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore’s Zibrun earns Eagle Scout rank

    Dominic Zibrun, a member of Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, recently was awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable in B ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Castle Club to travel to The Fireside for 'Peter Pan'

    Members of First National Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to The Fireside in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, on March 9 for the Broadway musical "Pet ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Recipe Redux class offered

    Need help keeping those New Year’s Resolutions, but starting to crave your old favorites? Healthy eating doesn’t have to be “all or nothing.” You stil ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Raven’s Husky Haven and Rescue receives grant

    Raven’s Husky Haven and Rescue of Sycamore received a $1,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation in partnership with Orvis, a retail and mail-order bu ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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