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  • Police seek leads on Cortland car burglaries

    CORTLAND – Crime Stoppers is seeking information on two car burglaries that happened in Cortland in late June.
    July 10, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Handwriting analyst finds the secrets in your signature

    WATERMAN – Amy Wackerlin and her 12-year old-daughter, Brooke, weren't sure what to expect when a man offered to analyze their handwriting.
    July 12, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Illinois College spring 2014 dean’s list

    Jacob Dander of Genoa and Rebecca Weil of Kingston were named to the dean’s list at Illinois College for the spring 2014 semester. Students on the dea ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lewis University spring 2014 dean’s list

    Stephen Ryan of Hinckley, Craig Billington of Kingston, Rachael Holan of Maple Park, Jeff Flanigan of Sycamore and Luisana Alvarez of Hampshire were n ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wheaton College spring 2014 dean’s list

    Anna Leston, Jacob Kvasnicka, Rachel Jobe and Christopher Barwegen of DeKalb; Nicholas DeNardo of Hampshire; and Mark Persson and Karin DeHaven of Syc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fire blight claiming pear trees

    The University of Illinois Extension plant clinic has fielded a number of calls about fire blight this season, horticulture educator Candice Miller sa ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reed completes basic Air Force training

    Air Force Airman Kendel R. Reed graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Town Crier events for July 9-23

    CORTLAND Crochet Class Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Wednesday, July 9 Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 ...
    July 7, 2014 - 6:07 pm
  • Classic musical shares ‘How to Succeed’ at DeKalb theater

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players presents "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," July 10 through 20. The show is based on the book by Abe Bur ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Free family fun at fair

    SYCAMORE – Pay-It-Forward House will hold its ninth annual Meet Me at the Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the house, 719 Somonauk St. in S ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Haircuts donated to children in need

    Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, marks its 15th year of helping children in need start the new ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Get free legal advice Saturday

    The Kane County Bar Association will conduct monthly “Ask A Lawyer Days” during 2014. On the second Saturday of each month, members of the public are ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Kirkland grows by thousands for Fourth of July festival

    KIRKLAND – Jennifer Garman came all the way from Minneapolis to attend the Kirkland Lions’ 66th annual Fourth of July celebration last weekend.
    July 7, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Waterman Summerfest features tractors, balloon rides

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will host a farm tractor pull and offer hot air balloon rides as part of the 14th annual Summerfest and Antique Tra ...
    July 12, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Sycamore 7-Eleven celebrates the start of package liquor sales

    July 7, 2014 - 3:11 pm
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