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  • Beware the marked-down bargain plant

    URBANA – Buying bargain plants at the garden center can be very tempting, but before buying that marked-down plant, it’s important to give it a good i ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • NIU concert features modern, classical dances

    DeKALB – Living Out Loud is a humorous blog about boisterous African-American women. It is also the title and the inspiration of one of the six titled ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Pritchard to address Kiwanis

    DeKALB – DeKalb Kiwanis Club is preparing for its monthly Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 28. The meeting, open to the public, features State Rep. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • raises funds, empathy for Africans

    DeKALB - Tanzania Development Support (TDS), a nonprofit organization based in DeKalb, will sponsor a Water Walk fundraising event that will give loca ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Student athletes named outstanding women

    DeKALB – Six Northern Illinois University student-athletes were honored at the university’s annual NIU Outstanding Women Student Awards ceremony.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Dance school enrolling for summer

    SYCAMORE - The Performing Arts Academy is now taking registration for summer classes. Summer classes begin Monday, June 30, and end Thursday, July 31. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Senior expo focuses on health, safety

    SYCAMORE - The 2014 Senior Health & Safety Expo will be held at the office of Home Bound Healthcare, 1625 Bethany Road in Sycamore, from 1-5 p.m. Frid ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Cornerstone hosts Nothing But Net tourney

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted its third annual Nothing But Net 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on March 29, which featured 22 teams in four divisi ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Events take a stand against child abuse

    SYCAMORE – At noon on Thursday, April 24, individuals will take a symbolic stand against child abuse at Hands Around the Courthouse, a free community ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Forming healthy habits before the summer

    SYCAMORE – Lazy summer days can lead to unhealthy habits; research has found that kids gain weight twice as fast during the summer than during the sch ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • NIU concert features modern, classical dances

    DeKALB – Living Out Loud is a humorous blog about boisterous African-American women. It is also the title and the inspiration of one of the six titled ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Pritchard to address Kiwanis

    DeKALB – DeKalb Kiwanis Club is preparing for its monthly Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 28. The meeting, open to the public, features State Rep. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • raises funds, empathy for Africans

    DeKALB - Tanzania Development Support (TDS), a nonprofit organization based in DeKalb, will sponsor a Water Walk fundraising event that will give loca ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Senior expo focuses on health, safety

    SYCAMORE - The 2014 Senior Health & Safety Expo will be held at the office of Home Bound Healthcare, 1625 Bethany Road in Sycamore, from 1-5 p.m. Frid ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Events take a stand against child abuse

    SYCAMORE – At noon on Thursday, April 24, individuals will take a symbolic stand against child abuse at Hands Around the Courthouse, a free community ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Forming healthy habits before the summer

    SYCAMORE – Lazy summer days can lead to unhealthy habits; research has found that kids gain weight twice as fast during the summer than during the sch ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Fans can vote for Huskie Play of the Year

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its fifth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at DeKalb’s hist ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Take Back the Night fights violence against women

    DeKALB – On Tuesday, April 29, Safe Passage, DeKalb County’s domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and intervention agency, will host Take B ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Huskies celebrated in ESPY-style awards show

    DeKALB - Northern Illinois Athletics’ fifth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” is set for 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the historic Egyptian Theatre ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Avalon Quartet to join Illinois Philharmonic for special concert

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon Quartet will join the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and its acclaimed Austrian music director David Danzmayr t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Looking Back: April 23, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO April 27, 1889 The superintendent of the Boston, Mass., public schools says he does no ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Looking Back: April 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 17, 1889During the storm of Thursday night last week, lightning struck the asphal ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Looking Back: April 9, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 10, 1889Dr. Holmes left on Saturday for Florida, where he goes for renewed health ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Looking Back: April 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOApril 3, 1889At a recent meeting of the directors of the Sandwich Fair Association, the ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Looking Back: March 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOA spark from a passing locomotive ignited a haystack on the premises of N. Roose, and t ...
    March 24, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Looking Back: March 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 20, 1889Several farmers are sowing wheat this week. It is most too early for oats ...
    March 18, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Looking Back: March 12, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 13, 1889Wild geese were observed flying north over Sycamore on Monday last.The go ...
    March 10, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Looking Back: March 5, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOMarch 6, 1889The prairie chickens were heard on Tuesday morning “hum-boo-woo”ing their ...
    March 4, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOFebruary 27, 1889Yesterday the death of the eldest son of Phineas Joslyn of Cortland wa ...
    March 4, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Looking Back: Feb. 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOFebruary 20, 1889Mr. Nick Renin has bought the house and lot on DeKalb Avenue which bel ...
    Feb. 18, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Buchholz, Gommel receive ag scholarships

    Kailyn Buchholz of Waterman and Erik Gommel of Malta are recipients of the 2014 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services. 
    April 22, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Student athletes named outstanding women

    DeKALB – Six Northern Illinois University student-athletes were honored at the university’s annual NIU Outstanding Women Student Awards ceremony.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Local artist wins award at national exhibit

    Dale Osterle of DeKalb has won the Kent Leasure Memorial Fine Print Award for her hand-colored etching titled, "Winter Magic," in this year’s GALEX Na ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Cornerstone hosts Nothing But Net tourney

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted its third annual Nothing But Net 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on March 29, which featured 22 teams in four divisi ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Facebook drive raises 1,560 pounds of food

    GENOA - Denise Hornbeck couldn’t sleep one night, trying to think of ways to help the food bank in Hampshire, where she lives.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Oak Crest essay contest winners

    Provided photoOak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center residents and staff recognized three middle sc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Library collection

    For the month of April, Kendall Rink is showing her snowglobe collection displayed in the youth services department at the Sycamore Public Library. Ke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Army Reserve Pvt. Trent M. Greer has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
    April 14, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Nelson achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Brandon Nelson, a member of BSA Troop 2810 chartered at Salem Lutheran Church and a Sycamore High School senior, was recently awarded the Eagle Rank, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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