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  • Navigating the rules of friendship

    DeKALB – The topic of friendship has been a favorite of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists alike, from Socrates to Freud, C.S. Lew ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Looking Back: June 24, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Genoa city treasury is as devoid of contents as old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard, and unless something is done for repl ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Greek Fest scheduled at Hopkins Park

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church will present its annual Greek Fest fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hopkins Park Sh ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Jazz in Progress to play at Hopkins Park

    Jazz In Progress, a local community jazz band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopkins Park in ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Zoberis to display work at The Art Box

    “By Land and By Sea,” new and recent paintings by local artist David Zoberis Sr., will be on display at The Art Box from June 28 to July 25. ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Midwest Museum to rock the reptiles

    SYCAMORE – The Midwest Museum of Natural History will host its Rockin’ for the Reptiles event Saturday.This outdoor family-friendly summer f ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
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  • Joiner Cemetery cleanup

    In the few weeks before Memorial Day, Boy Scouts from Troop 40 in Sycamore cleaned up the Joiner Cemetery. Armed with lawn mowers, rakes and weed trim ...
    June 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Eight seniors receive Centennial Service Awards

    Resource Bank has named the recipients of the 2015 Centennial Service Award.Each of the top eight st ...
    June 29, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Zoberis to display work at The Art Box

    “By Land and By Sea,” new and recent paintings by local artist David Zoberis Sr., will be on display at The Art Box from June 28 to July 25. The openi ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Kishwaukee College offering discount GED exams

    Kishwaukee College is offering those taking the GED for the first time a discounted rate on their first subject during the summer months.
    June 23, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Boulos Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $101,925 in scholarships has been awarded by the Chris and Katherine Boulos Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarships, adm ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Wally Thurow 'Mr. Pumpkin' Scholarship

    Through the efforts of the DeKalb County Community Foundation, two groups – Mr. Pumpkin’s Carvers Club and the Wally Thurow Tribute Committee – combin ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • SMS May Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for May. The sixth-grade students are Abigail Carter, Ayden Tran, Imanol Garcia, Hannah Yet ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Local group attends Tony Awards in New York City

    The stars aligned on June 7 for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, as theater-goers, thespians and entertainers adorned with evening gowns and tuxedos came ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • WNIJ to host forum in DeKalb on medical marijuana

    DeKALB – WNIJ will host a discussion about the state's medical marijuana pilot program at 7 p.m. June 25 in Studio A at the NIU Broadcast Center, 801 ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Kishwaukee College offering discount GED exams

    Kishwaukee College is offering those taking the GED for the first time a discounted rate on their first subject during the summer months.
    June 26, 2015 - 3:29 am
  • DeKalb Noodles & Company helps out

    On April 20, Kathy Vance, general manager of the DeKalb Noodles & Company, and her team hosted a 50 Percent Benefit Day to raise money for the local c ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • State Farm welcomes new agent to Sycamore

    State Farm has welcomed new agent Tina Hurst to its family of Good Neighbor Agents in Sycamore. The Hurst agency, located at 1417 S. Peace Road, Unit ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • MyInsuranceGuy opens office

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate MyInsuranceGuy at a ribbon-cutting celebrating its office in Sycamore. Mi ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Leishman Center for Culinary Health

    The Sycamore and DeKalb chambers of commerce hosted a joint ribbon-cutting to celebrate the open house of the new Leishman Center for Culinary Health ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Clement attends IPTA meeting

    Brandon Clement, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, recently served as delegate to the Illinois Physical Therapy Assoc ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Sports Performance By Mike welcomed

    A ribbon cutting was held by the Sycamore Chamber Ambassador Club to celebrate the opening of Sports Performance by Mike at 432 N. Main St., Suite A, ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Luxe Salon welcomed in Sycamore

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon-cutting recently to celebrate the opening of Luxe Salon, located at 352 W. State St. in downtown Sycamo ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • TAILS opens dog exercise area

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate TAILS Humane Society on the opening of its newly built dog exercise c ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Kid’s Corner complete

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate the DeKalb Leadership Academy for its class service project titled “K ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Upstream Investments welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Upstream Investments. The business is located at 352 1/2 W ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • What a welcome home

    To the Editor:I just returned home from a motor coach trip to Washington, D.C., from May 16 through ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Local food and fun on the DeKalb County Farm Stroll

    Have you ever wondered how local orchards produce such delicious apples? Or how shepherd dogs are trained to round up sheep? Or where all those beauti ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • AgriCULTURE opens at Midwest Museum

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History's newest rotating exhibition, agriCULTURE, will open Tuesday.F ...
    June 23, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Genealogy Interest Group scheduled to meet June 24

    Genealogy buffs, both experienced and aspiring, are invited to attend the next meeting of the Genealogy Interest Group sponsored by the DeKalb County ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Baie Reunion is July 12

    The 94th annual Baie Reunion will be held on Sunday, July 12, at Resource Bank, 102 S. Indian Road in Shabbona.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • An evening with the Fab Four at Genoa Library

    Enjoy a fascinating adult program on The Beatles by pop-culture historian and author, Robert Rodriguez, at the Genoa Public Library.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Story time at the Ellwood House Museum

    Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to the Ellwood House Museum at 11 a.m. Friday to hear the reading of the award-winning picture book, “Ox-Cart Man.”
    June 23, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Brunch, program to focus on railroad

    At Glidden Homestead, visitors can relive the triumphant arrival of the railroad – a key moment in DeKalb history.
    June 23, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Midwest Museum to rock the reptiles

    SYCAMORE – The Midwest Museum of Natural History will host its Rockin’ for the Reptiles event Saturday.
    June 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Jazz in Progress to play at Hopkins Park

    Jazz In Progress, a local community jazz band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopkins Park in DeKalb. Th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Greek Fest scheduled at Hopkins Park

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church will present its annual Greek Fest fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hopkins Park Shelter in D ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Looking Back: June 24, 2015

    1915 – 100 YEARS AGOThe Genoa city treasury is as devoid of contents as old Mother Hubbard’s cupboar ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Looking Back: June 17, 2015

    1915 – 100 Years AgoUnited States Senator Lawrence Y. Sherman and a choice barbecued baby beef will ...
    June 16, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Looking Back: June 10, 2015

    1890 – 125 YEARS AGOBy the wrecking of a freight train just east of Richardson, on Wednesday evening ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Looking Back: June 2, 2015

    1890 – 125 Years AgoComplaint is made of the open ditch at the east of the pike near the soap factor ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Looking Back: May 27, 2015

    1990 – 25 YEARS AGOThe National Bank and Trust Co. of Sycamore will celebrate the grand opening of i ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Looking Back: May 20, 2015

    50 Years Ago – 1965A large barn containing about 10 tons of hay and a large load of soybeans, belong ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Looking Back: May 13, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO – 1890A number of Sycamore capitalists will invest in Chicago real estate for a specul ...
    May 12, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Looking Back: May 6, 2015

    100 YEARS AGO – 1915There have been sold to date since August 1 last 300,000 Ford automobiles, which ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Looking Back: April 29, 2015

    130 YEARS AGOApril 29, 1855Nellie Kenyon, an eleven years old daughter of Stacy P. Kenyon of this pl ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Looking Back: April 22, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOApril 22, 1890The lightning killed a horse for Bradley Doane, at Cortland, during the s ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Navigating the rules of friendship

    DeKALB – The topic of friendship has been a favorite of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists alike, from Socrates to Freud, C.S. Lewis to Mick ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • An artful tribute

    SANDWICH – When Ray Antolik of Sandwich heard about the Yarnell Hill fire in Yarnell, Arizona, he knew he wanted to help in any way he could.
    June 16, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • For the love of trains

    WATERMAN – Pete Robinson loves trains.His phone ringtone is a train whistle and he married his wife ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Offering support for those with Parkinson's

    In his first inauguration address, Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered the memorable line, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
    June 9, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • A mission adventure

    DeKALB – When most college graduates are thinking about settling down, buying a house and car, 23-year-old Allison Anderson of DeKalb is packing her b ...
    June 2, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Playing music is his life career

    DeKALB – While most high school seniors are just starting to plan their last summer vacation before college or trade schools, DeKalb High School gradu ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Trekking to the North Pole

    When thinking of the North Pole, visions of ice-covered water, polar bears and Santa Claus first come to mind. But when Eric Lillstrom of Chicago envi ...
    May 14, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • The right dress for that special day

    DeKALB – Growing up, Dawn Caltagerone loved playing dress up with Barbies.Caltagerone still gets to ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Talking to victims

    DeKALB – Sarah Slavenas is paid to talk to people.Part of her job includes giving presentations at D ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • For the love of singing

    Peggy Safford of Sycamore loves to sing. She has been singing for as long as she can remember, probably not long after uttering her first words.
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb writer's show to premiere in Chicago

    .30-30 Productions will present the world premiere of “How to Field Dress in Lilly Pulitzer,” the one-woman show written and performed by Cora Vasseur ...
    April 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm

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