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  • Sycamore church to raffle queen-sized quilt

    The Federated Church Sewing Circle has made a star quilt that will be raffled off next spring. Tickets for the raffle will be available at a number of ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Prairie View’s prairie receives conservation certification

    SANDWICH – When Brook McDonald’s children attended Prairie View Elementary School in Sandwich, her family helped second-grade teacher Wendy Miller and ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Hiawatha School District 426 teachers and staff learn ALICE procedures

    KIRKLAND – Hiawatha School District 426 teachers and staff learned firsthand Friday during training exercises that basic lockdown procedures are not a ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Fans’ excitement builds as Cubs close in on World Series

    DeKALB – Mavis Bell is 107 years old and still waiting to see the Cubs win a championship. Born in ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Photo: ALICE training prepares Hiawatha teachers for an active shooter emergency

    Training exercises dealing with what to do in the event of an active shooter took place at Hiawatha High School on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in Kirkland.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • DeKalb High School principal alleges sexual harassment

    DeKALB – Before the DeKalb High School principal sought a restraining order against DeKalb School District 428’s superintendent, she filed a formal co ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Esmond church plans Fall Bazaar

    Esmond United Methodist Church, 675 Main St. in Esmond, will host its fifth annual Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Northern Rehab collects donations for SUMC Coat Ministry

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is collecting donations for the Sycamore United Methodist Church Coat Ministry.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Renowned radio host Orion Samuelson to lead Pumpkin Parade

    This year’s Pumpkin Parade grand marshal has not only been to Sycamore Pumpkin Festival, but he has also broadcasted his noon WGN radio show from it.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • New attractions, old favorites in Sycamore Pumpkin Festival’s 55th year

    If the display of more than 1,000 decorated pumpkins isn’t exciting enough, attendees of the 55th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Festival can also look forwa ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • VAC ready to serve more food for Meals on Wheels

    SYCAMORE – Voluntary Action Center is a step closer to expanding its meal delivery programs thanks to a $92,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Jack McCullough wants to clear his name

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough wants a judge to clear his name.At a hearing Thursday, an attorney repres ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Photos: Voluntary Action Center puts new food delivery vehicles to use

    Employees load meals into a new food delivery vehicle at the Voluntary Action Center on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2016 in Sycamore. The organization recentl ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Sandwich High to present 'Radium Girls'

    Sandwich High School’s drama club invites the community to its production of “Radium Girls,” by D.W. Gregory.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Suzuki Workshops offered at NIU

    At the annual Northern Illinois University Suzuki Workshop on Nov. 5, guest Suzuki teachers from Ohio, Illinois, Connecticut and Maryland will visit a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
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