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  • Looking for child care?

    Are you needing child care? Call a 4-C Referral Specialist to discuss options in your area, or visit four-c.org and click on the “Free online child ca ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Minerality defined at La Jota in Napa Valley

    Minerality in a wine is like licking a wet rock in a creek on a hot summer day. That was the best de ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am

    Flu shots help those in need To the Editor: During this holiday season and all through the year, the ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Modern twist: New turns on the holiday wreath

    Say "wreath," and the beloved evergreen standard comes to mind – unadorned or dressed for the holiday season with lights, bows, fruit or ornaments.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Uncorked: Family pride in the wine industry

    Family bonds run deep in the wine world.This year, the finest Italian wine I opened was Luce della V ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Allstate agent earns grants for police, fire departments

    For the second consecutive year, Sycamore Allstate agency owner Patrick Shafer earned the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for the DeKalb ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am

    . Sycamore Pumpkin Festival thank-you To the Editor: On behalf of the Sycamore ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Walk & Roll fundraiser raises $1,000 for VAC

    Creative Therapeutics and Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists recently presented a $1,000 donation check to the Voluntary Action Center of DeK ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Safe Passage donation drive at therapy clinics

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is collecting donations for Safe Passage in DeKalb.Neede ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Toys for Tots collection ends Dec. 13

    The success of a Toys for Tots campaign depends on the support of the local community and the generosity of its people who donate toys and money, as a ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Library hosts antiques appraisal

    Author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wisconsin, will appraise antiques in an event at the DeKalb Public Library on Dec. 6.
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • From vintage to city chic: holiday decor trends

    For those who love to decorate, there’s no time like the holidays for adding fun, festive touches to our living spaces. This year, there’s something f ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • U of I Extension educator takes Master Gardener program to South Korea

    Travel can truly open up one’s eyes to a completely different world and can be absolutely life-changing. This certainly was University of Illinois Ext ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dance center hosts holiday bazaar

    Northern Illinois Dance Center, 2180 Oakland Drive, Sycamore, will hold a Booster Holiday Bazaar from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Program helps farmers with 2014 Farm Bill decisions

    Numerous farmers and agricultural land owners have questions about the 2014 Farm Bill. What are my commodity program options? How do I update program ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 4:24 pm
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