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  • Program offers insight into local history

    Have you ever wondered if something in your house belongs a museum? Or have you seen something in a museum and wondered why it was there?
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Going gray naturally can be the bold move these days

    Joanne Hudson’s friends didn’t hide their surprise when she mentioned earlier this year that she was considering letting her gray hair show. Most were ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions get visit from Santa

    In December, the Sycamore Lions and the Sycamore Park District hosted Mr. and Mrs. Claus on a Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. More than 500 chi ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Boy Scout Troop 2810 visits Field Museum

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently spent the day at the Field Museum in Chicago. Part of the Scout oat ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Four Seasons Gardening webinar series offered

    University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening Program will offer a winter webinar series for gardening enthusiasts beginning in February. ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Nanfria achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Joe Nanfria, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, has been awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable i ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grant seeker workshop planned

    Nonprofit and charitable organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation are invited to a free workshop f ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • PRAIRIE FLOWER

    Thanks to all who servedTo the Editor:We had an incident early Christmas morning which ended well, b ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bowlers compete at Special Olympics state tourney

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    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Taylor enrolls in ROTC Jasmyne R. Taylor has enrolled in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU schedules spring ACT test prep

    The Northern Illinois University Spring ACT Test preparation program provides individualized attention in a small classroom setting and offers student ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Alzheimer caregiver support group to meet

    Taking care of a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s can be an overbearing, physically taxing responsibility.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chipotle stores to open at 3 p.m. local time on Feb. 8

    NEW YORK – Chipotle says its stores will open several hours later than normal for one day next month so it can hold a meeting following a series of fo ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Uncorked: 5 things to watch in 2016

    As we settle into 2016 weather news will dominate the first half of the year in the domestic wine industry.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA competes nationally

    Members of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA Chapter were among 43 teams participating in the National FFA Farm Business Management Career Development ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
    Other