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  • Town Crier for January 21

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Mondays Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somona ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Town Crier for January 14

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Mondays Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somona ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dates set for 2015 Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb (BBBS) has set the dates for the 2015 Bowl for Kids’ Sake. The event will be March 6-8 at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKal ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Federated Church reschedules pageant

    On Jan. 11, during the regular 10 a.m. worship service, the children of The Federated Church in Sycamore will present the rescheduled pageant, “How Th ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Art Museum displays local collections

    The Northern Illinois University Art Museum presents “Local Visions: Selections From Area Collections,” a diverse exhibition featuring art and objects ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s to host Epiphany event

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will celebrate Epiphany with a family-friendly service at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Learn the ins and outs of 4-H

    Children ages 8 to 18 are invited to attend “Welcome to 4-H” from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Center for A ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Winterfest offers free fun for all ages

    University of Illinois Extension will host its annual Winterfest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Natural Resource Education Center in ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Seminars give farmers a head start on spring

    For an investment of $20 and seven hours, farmers can feed their curiosity and improve productivity on their farms. Local agricultural producers and r ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The rant is back: Lewis Black returns to the Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – After the successful 2014 “The Rant is Due” tour, comedian Lewis Black’s all-new 2015 “The Rant is Due: Part Deux” comes to the Egyptian Thea ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 21, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO January 22, 1890 One degree below zero yesterday. Do those boys who hunt squirrels kno ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 14, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO January 15, 1890 The new hook and ladder truck, for the use of the lire department, ar ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: January 7, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOJanuary 8, 1890The first season of grand opera in the Auditorium in Chicago ended last ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: December 31, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJanuary 1, 1890At the supper Christmas Eve, 230 pounds of candy was distributed to the ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Looking Back: Dec. 24, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 25, 1889On Thursday, burglars made a general raid in Sycamore. They first brok ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Dec. 17, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 18, 1889A large number of Swedish-Americans, with their families, have left De ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Dec. 10, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 11, 1889Jefferson Davis, ex-President of the Confederate States, died at the r ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: December 3, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 4, 1889The girls of Waterman Hall were not permitted to go home for Thanksgivi ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Nov. 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 27, 1889To-morrow, while feasting upon the multitude of dainties and delicacie ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Nov. 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 20, 1889In a sermon preached at Rockford, Mr. Moody said that those who play p ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Helping veterans in need

    GENOA – Ray Gentilcore has some amazing stories to tell his grandchildren.As a young man, Gentilcore ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A look at the man behind the camera

    MALTA – Roger Kyler has been a professional photographer for 25 years, but not everybody knows the man behind the camera.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping international students feel at home

    Traveling to a strange and foreign country can be a culture shock for many people, especially for young adults.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Starting the New Year on the right foot

    SYCAMORE – Weight loss is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions.Tori Purcell’s resolution f ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Celebrating the reason for the season

    DeKALB – Stacy Walker-Frontjes is excited for Christmas, but it’s not just Santa that she’s looking forward to. She anticipates the reason for the Chr ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flying high

    DeKALB – Many people dream of an office with a view. Tom Cleveland’s office has one of the most unique views in DeKalb.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Playing Santa

    GENOA – Kate Appleby often has a hectic schedule. But during the holidays, Appleby finds the time to get into the Christmas gift-giving spirit as a fo ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • A dream delayed

    DeKALB – Karen Hoyle grew up on a 400-acre farm south of DeKalb, but she never had a professional horseback riding lesson until two years ago.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Helping the hungry to have a happy holiday

    DeKALB – Four years ago, Noelle Stanbery ate at Feed’em Soup for the first time. After that first meal, she became a volunteer.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Baker describes her work as 'food art'

    SYCAMORE – Most people only dream of having a cake like those on Pinterest. Paige Halstead makes tho ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Sycamore Middle School names first quarter honor roll

    SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Winter camping

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, headed to Canyon Camp in Stockton for a winter campout. Canyon Camp, in the ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus looking for new members

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus invites interested singers to join them this spring semester by attending the first rehearsal at 7:15 p.m. Monday in the Mu ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names first quarter high honor roll

    SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the high honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. 
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chorus performs in Rockford

    Prairie Echoes Chorus had the honor of singing at the Second City Mens Holiday Show on Dec. 13 at the Second Congregational Church in Rockford. Prairi ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Library collection

    Jacalyn Kenney, a middle schooler, is showing her snow globe collection at the Sycamore Public Library. It is displayed in the youth services departme ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local HEA helps light classrooms in Tanzania

    When the DeKalb County Homemaker’s Education Association learned that the students at the Nyegina Secondary School in Tanzania had to take turns study ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary's holds food drive

    Students from St. Mary's School in Sycamore collected canned goods for the Salvation Army food pantry. From left, food pantry director Gary Billings, ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DEAN'S LIST

    Augustana CollegeStudents named to the dean’s list at Augustana College have a grade-point average o ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pizza math

    Third-grade students from North Elementary School in Sycamore have been busy writing in mathematics. Rosati’s Pizza of Sycamore donated pizza boxes fo ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am

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