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  • Italian monastery’s winter whites full of character

    Abbazia di Novacella is a centuries old Italian monastery with a dramatic view.  With vineyards plan ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • VAC taking requests for Easter meals

    Voluntary Action Center will close April 3 for the Good Friday holiday.Meals on Wheels will be avail ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Tubman’s story is coming to Sycamore

    “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to c ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • March STEM Café explores cancer breakthroughs, barriers

    Cancer is something we hear about every day, and nearly everyone has had a family member or friend affected by it – but what exactly is it? Why have w ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb Kiwanis plan 60th annual Community Breakfast

    DeKalb Kiwanis Club will hold its 60th annual Spring Fling Community Breakfast on Saturday at First Congregational Church, 615 N. First St. in DeKalb.
    March 17, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Pay-It-Forward House sets orientation

    Pay-It-Forward House will hold volunteer orientation from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday.Orientation will incl ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Computer group sets meeting

    The next meeting of the Sandwich Computer User Group will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Federated Church, 403 N. Main St. in Sandwich.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Quilt guild meets today in Sandwich

    Fair City Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. today at The Federated Church, 401 N. Main St., Sandwich.  
    March 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Merritt to present at brown bag lunch

    Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum, 622 Park Ave., Genoa, will host a Brown Bag Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
    March 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Panel to discuss incarcerated people, their families

    A panel discussion titled “Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families” will be at 7:15 p.m. March 24 in the Capitol Room of Northern Illinois ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Let the sun shine in: cleaning windows, window treatments

    If you’re like some people (ahem) who put up window treatments and never give them a second thought, even as dust accumulates, this might just be the ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Prepare Your Home for Spring Storms

    Spring is known for its rapidly changing weather—and that can mean severe storms.  Help get your home and family ready with these tips. 
    March 13, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Prairie View gets a helping hand

    On Feb. 16, the Sandwich High School varsity soccer team donated their time to give a helping hand to Prairie View Elementary School. Prairie View rec ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore teacher receives Fulbright-Hays Scholarship

    Annette Keca, a Sycamore High School English teacher, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study abroad this summer in the Philippines. Th ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Preschool registration opens March 16

    Community registration for Little Lambs Preschool of Immanuel Lutheran Church for the 2015-16 school year will begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the church ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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