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  • Indian Valley Band looking for musicians

    Come be a part of Indian Valley Community Band, which is now in its 30th year.The band’s repertoire ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wine & Cline: Fundraiser to help Kenyan school for girls

    SYCAMORE – Wine, chocolate, cheese, local gift baskets and the sounds of a Patsy Cline tribute band will fill Sycamore’s Blumen Gardens during a fundr ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • A WHOLE NEW YEAR

    The Chinese like to feature whole steamed fish on the menu of their New Year’s feasts. Said to signify togetherness, abundance and long life, it’s a d ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Abe Vigoda, character actor, dead at 94

    NEW YORK – Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • Pope Francis to visit Sweden, apologizes for Catholic wrongs

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has concluded an annual weeklong prayer for Christian unity by making a sweeping apology for Catholic wrongs committed aga ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Are your children’s toys damaging their hearing?

    Let’s face it. Kids love noise, and if you’ve ever attended a rock concert, you know it’ll be years before they outgrow it.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Sale benefits Sandwich High School Post-Prom Committee

    The Sandwich High School Post-Prom Committee will conduct its 10th annual Prom & Special Occasion Dress Sale this week.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Extension to offer program on berry production

    University of Illinois Extension will hold the Northern Illinois Berry School from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 1350 ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 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
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