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  • Volunteers needed for Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Walk

    Like volunteering? Interested in Sycamores historic homes? Like talking to people? Like learning, but also engaging in history? The Sycamore History M ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annual spelling bee scheduled in Sycamore

    The 16th annual DeKalb County Community Spelling Bee will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Parish Activity Center at St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunter education course scheduled in Genoa

    Learn the basic principles of safe hunting at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education class. The next class will be held at the ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Library explores The Beatles after the break-up

    “John, Paul, George, Ringo: Solo in the 70s” provides a glimpse into the compelling, successful and ultimately tragic conclusion to the decade followi ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary DeKalb’s Lancer Dash set for Saturday

    St. Mary School in DeKalb will hold its second annual Lancer Dash on Saturday. Runners, walkers and strollers are welcome at this event that benefits ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sixth annual STEMfest scheduled on Saturday

    Northern Illinois University’s annual STEMfest will once again dazzle and educate thousands of visitors of all ages at the Convocation Center from 10 ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Celebrate fall with the Sycamore History Museum

    The Sycamore History Museum's annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 17 will have an apple theme.Bet ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Author to make virtual appearance at book club

    The DeKalb Public Library’s Magic Muffins Club, which is a club for DeKalb-area tweens, will welcome the author of the book, “Dead City,” who will vir ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Civil war program scheduled

    The program “From the Grand Army of the Republic to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War” will be presented at the Oct. 14 meeting of the DeKal ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Human rights group to meet at hospital

    The Northwest Regional Human Rights Division of the Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H clubs invite children to become new members

    One out of every seven adults in the U.S. is a former 4-H member. Clubs are accepting new members this month to increase that number.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pay-It Forward House seeks volunteers

    Pay-It-Forward House offers volunteers a chance to serve others in their time of need.Residents are ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Park district to host art workshop series

    The DeKalb Park District is introducing a new arts program this month. Arts Explore … Arts Galore! is a workshop series that includes a variety of art ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café to tackle ‘Game of Thrones’ physics

    If you love “Game of Thrones” – either the hit HBO show or the bestselling novels – you might think the story is pure escapism: a fantasy romp set in ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer?