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  • Artists, crafters needed for artisan market

    The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary invites artists and crafters to participate in the Artisan Market from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Roberts Con ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DHS students perform at Oak Crest

    Oak Crest residents, volunteers, staff and guests enjoyed a program presented by DeKalb High School music students at the annual Ice Cream Social, “Su ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Farm estate and transition planning workshop offered

    When farmers think about the future of their farms after they are gone, they generally hope that the farm can continue as viable business, and that th ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Library collection features Hot Wheels

    For the month of August, Jackson Hoffman is sharing his Hot Wheels collection in the Sycamore Public Library's Youth Display Case. 
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grow your hobby farm into a business

    If you are considering growing your hobby farm into a small-scale agricultural business, join Andy Larson, local food systems and small farms educator ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for street fair in Leland

    The Leland Town & Country Association is accepting vendor applications for its Labor Day weekend street fair set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 3.
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • One year later: NIU diversity chief to continue dialogues, awareness push

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s first diversity chief has checked a few things off the to-do list that led to her job being created in the fir ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Developer plans to build 48-unit senior housing project in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A local developer wants to build a 48-unit active-adult community at the southeast corner of Mt. Hunger Road and North Main Street in Sycam ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Penguin Project takes on ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

    Tickets for Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project production of “Shrek the Musical Jr.” are now on sale.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Sycamore City Council to consider 5-year garbage contract extension

    SYCAMORE – The City Council is expected to consider extending its refuse contract with Waste Management for five years under terms of a deal that coul ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Family, friends raise money for crash survivor

    Kathleen Brust barely survived the motorcycle crash that killed her fiancé last Saturday outside Sycamore, and now family and friends are raising mone ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church plans pay-as-you-can market

    The second of three monthly Thrive Farmers Markets will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 on the front lawn at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 90 ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stampers, scrapbookers sale will benefit FVOAS

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services will host a stampers and scrapbookers sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The sale will be ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb to revive economic development committee

    DeKALB – The city is looking to restore the virtually defunct economic development committee, turning it into a citizen's commission that would suppor ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Kinzinger visits VAC after agency misses out on federal grant again

    SYCAMORE – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, learned on Thursday’s tour of the Voluntary Action Center that the agency is doing more with less, a ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:50 pm
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