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  • Rick Pickren to perform at Pioneer Day

    Rick Pickren will perform at the 30th annual Pioneer Day at the Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum in Genoa.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Seniors invited to Move It and Lose It event

    Join Fox Valley Older Adult Services and the Sandwich Park District from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, for a sampling of activities coming up thi ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Barb City Manor ice cream social set

    Barb City Manor’s annual Ice Cream Social will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday. Join them for a free community event with music by A Wing and A Prayer D ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich church hosts rummage sale

    Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sandwich will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café presents 'Breakfast with the Bison'

    Most of the Midwestern tallgrass prairie vanished in the 19th century with the rise of the steel plow, but researchers say that prairie restoration is ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa library hosts used book sale

    The Genoa Public Library, 232 W. Main St., Genoa, will host a used book sale during Pioneer Day weekend.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kirkland Historical Society plans golf outing

    The Kirkland Historical Society/Chamber Golf Outing is scheduled for Saturday at Timber Pointe Golf Course, 5750 Woodstock Road, Poplar Grove.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Free OSHA course for small businesses offered

    The National Safety Education Center at Northern Illinois University will host a series of free courses across the area.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 34th Corn Classic 3K/ 10K set for Saturday

    The 34th annual Corn Classic 3K/10K will be Saturday, beginning at Huntley Middle School.The 3K run/ ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • HorsePower Therapeutic Riding seeks volunteers

    HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in Maple Park will hold a volunteer orientation Thursday at 46W276 Route 38, Maple Park.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich HS color guard plans car wash

    The Sandwich High School Color Guard will host a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Johnny K’s at 125 Duvick Ave. in Sandw ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Benefit planned at Hinckley church

    A dinner benefit for Beth Anderson Fixmer and her family will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hinckley First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Sy ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Biosecurity workshop for backyard poultry set

    Although Illinois was lucky not to have any confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (aka “bird flu”) in the winter/spring 2015 outbreak, ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Crosswind blood drive helps send kids to camp

    Crosswind Community Church in Genoa will host a fundraising blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore museum hosts ice cream social

    Enjoy some ice cream and engage in some old-fashioned history games from the 1890s, and discover the importance of the railroad in the community as ju ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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