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  • Looking for a new winter hobby? Learning to knit can be easy

    NEW YORK – When you’re stuck inside during a long, cold winter, working on a knitting project can be fun and rewarding. And although sweaters and lacy ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Okinawan weapons training

    Students from Midwest Shotokan Karate (both Genoa and Prospect Heights dojos) trained with ancient Okinawan weapons at the annual gathering in Waukesh ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Legion Riders on hiatus from riding

    The Sandwich American Legion Riders Post 181 is on hiatus from riding during the winter months. So what does this organization do during the winter mo ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Community service award

    DeKalb County’s Ney Grange recently presented Dana Herra (left) an outstanding community service award for her years of covering the county for both t ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sycamore's award-winning exhibit to close soon

    All good things must come to an end, and this is the case with the Sycamore History Museum’s current exhibit. “General Dutton’s America” will be on di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Grant for vision screening equipment

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently presented Greater Elgin Family Care Center with a $5,000 grant, allocated for the purchase of a vision ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Local HEA helps light classrooms in Tanzania

    When the DeKalb County Homemaker’s Education Association learned that the students at the Nyegina Secondary School in Tanzania had to take turns study ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Uncorked: Old vines add character to Yangarra Grenache

    Very few things cold grow in the sandy dune at Yangarra Estate Vineyard.But with deep sandy soils an ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Uncorked: Washington wine’s minerality runs deep

    It was a wine discussion that pleasantly evolved into a geology lecture.  When I sat down for dinner ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Opportunity House Spotlight

    Shelley Gusakow is the Opportunity House Employment Spotlight for January 2015. Gusakow worked at Walmart in Florida for 11 years and then transferred ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Fundraising banquet planned for bookcase project

    DeKALB – Going out for dinner can be an enjoyable time to spend with the family. Going out for dinner can be an even more enjoyable experience when th ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • KishHealth System Hospice offers volunteer orientation

    DeKALB – KishHealth System Hospice is offering its next volunteer orientation and training class on Wednesdays, March 18 through April 22, from 9 a.m. ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • Castle Club plans trip to Medieval Times

    Members of the Castle Bank’s Castle Club are planning a trip to Medieval Times in Schaumburg on Feb. 12.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    3-D Auto Repair recommended To the Editor: Have you had a problem with your vehicle that just seems ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • Nature-influenced designs soar as decor trend

    When you think of a feather, what comes to mind? Peacock plumage in flamboyant, iridescent blues? Or maybe a leafy glade full of forest creatures and ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:49 pm
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