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  • Illinois voters register objections to parts of budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate’s “grand bargain” budget compromise has had a rough go, with false starts, misfires, a lukewarm Republican reception ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on permit for Meijer store

    SYCAMORE – Plans for a Meijer supercenter are set to come before the Sycamore City Council for a vote Monday after gaining approval from the Planning ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Volunteers gather for Prairie Park cleanup in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Samantha DeDina of Genoa was excited to start another park cleanup Saturday morning at Prairie Park in DeKalb.
    March 20, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Mayoral candidates discuss city’s challenges at Sycamore election forum

    SYCAMORE – The three candidates campaigning to replace Ken Mundy as mayor of Sycamore were tasked with naming one challenging issue the city faces and ...
    March 20, 2017 - 6:35 am
  • Photos: Sycamore candidate forum at Sycamore Public Library

    Approximately 80 people pack a small room during a forum hosted by the Sycamore Area Indivisible on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Sycamore Public Libr ...
    March 20, 2017 - 6:34 am
  • Sandwich Rotary donates to FVOAS

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services recently received a donation from Marilyn Abbott, president of the Sandwich Rotary.
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 33 goes on a winter adventure

    Scouts were excited when they grabbed their gear for a four-day winter adventure. Ice fishing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snow tubing and snow ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DCCG to kick off growing season at meeting

    DeKalb County Community Gardens will host its first organizing meeting of the 2017 growing season, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting and potluck will b ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa, Cortland Lions host Ski for Sight weekend

    The Genoa Lions Club recently teamed up with the Cortland Lions Club and 13 other Lions Clubs to provide a special weekend of adventures – which would ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Technology upgrades featured at Midwest Museum of Natural History

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore has added new technology to its main gallery since receiving a $15,000 Community Needs Grant from th ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Nominations sought for 4-C award

    The public is invited to submit nominations for the 4-C Friend of the Child Award.In 1989, 4-C: Comm ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU summer camp registration open

    Students entering grades 2 through 12 who are looking for engaging, hands-on ways to explore their interests and career options this summer now can re ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 4-C schedules annual meeting

    4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care will host its Annual Meeting on April 11 in the Yusunas Room at the DeKalb Public Library.
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 4-C taking nominations for child care award

    The public is invited to submit nominations for the Marian Baker Award for Excellence in Child Care.
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Paid internships available at Ellwood House Museum

    The Ellwood House Museum seeks two summer interns to assist during the museum’s busy tour season. An Ellwood House Museum internship offers a unique o ...
    March 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
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