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  • Uncorked: GSM blends stand up to winter drinking

    Move through the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir aisles in a wine store and there are a bevy of domestic and foreign selections. Technologica ...
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:27 pm
  • Lions donate Christmas gifts to family

    The Genoa Lions have selected a local family to receive more than $250 in Christmas presents and a $50 Hy-Vee gift card this year. Lion Rene' VanDerHe ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Organizations work hard to serve othersTo the Editor:As we end the 2016 Christmas season, I feel it ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation grant improves safety at Egyptian Theatre

    The historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb recently received a community needs grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation in the amount o ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Woman’s Club shows off new banner

    The Sycamore Woman's Club held its annual Holiday Potluck at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Sycamore on Dec. 6. Club President Jean Erlenborn (left) ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The Back Forty: Dream a Little Dream

    Don’t you hate when someone tells you: “I had the weirdest dream last night”?First of all, dreams ar ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • HarmonEssence seeking singers

    A local women's a cappella group kicked off the new year with lots of spirit and a new name. HarmonEssence means welcoming harmony among friends. The ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Knitters channel pink power through Pussyhat Project

    NEW YORK – A cozy little cat-eared hat has captured the hearts of knitters around the world in a pink-colored show of solidarity with thousands who pl ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Sharing my wine resolutions for the new year

    Opportunities for dynamic storytelling exist on every wine label. With my Wine Resolutions for 2017 ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Campgrounds, bubbles and food trucks among current wedding trends

    If your idea of a wedding involves throwing rice and eating a slice of white, three-tiered cake, you’ve got some catching up to do.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to pre ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • CHS Elburn funds educational scholarships

    The new CHS Elburn Scholarship Fund was created as a lasting memory to the legacy of the Elburn Cooperative and to support the communities that streng ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 2810 competes in cooking campout

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently held its annual cooking competition campout at Marengo Ridge. The y ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Learn small farming skills from the comfort of your desk

    Even in the dead of winter, you can learn to raise strawberries, microgreens and cut flowers. Fields and gardens may be snowed over, but it is the per ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Elks donate to Salvation Army

    Sycamore Elks Lodge 1392 recently donated children’s gifts to the Salvation Army Angel Tree. Pictured (from left) are Salvation Army Social Service Co ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
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