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  • Danger zone: A hot car can be a killer

    Keeping cool and beating the heat during the summer may seem difficult at times. For a young child or pet locked inside a hot car, it can be impossibl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Vandals damage Waterman home

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about an incident of vandalism to a home in rural Waterman.Som ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

    Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha, announced bank president Daniel K. O’Neill. Struthers i ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Seed-saving workshop at Extension office

    SYCAMORE – University of Illinois DeKalb County Extension presents a workshop on seed saving and exchange from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Farmers market vouchers may make vegetables more appealing

    When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Voter registration can be completed online

    A voter may apply to register online at www.elections.il.gov by clicking "Online Voter Registration" in the Spotlight area of the page, or by accessin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Hinckley-Big Rock FFA honored at state convention

    More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Hinckley-Big Rock FFA Chapter – participated in the 2014 Illinois State F ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • BSA Troop 16 attends summer camp

    Provided photoThirty-three scouts and 13 adults from Troop 16, sponsored by The Federated Church in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC welcomes Lanting as VP of Instruction

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Mark Lanting as the new vice president of Instruction on May 19.Lanting ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Protecting DeKalb County seniors

    DEKALB - When you walk into the new location of Elder Care Services (ECS) of DeKalb County, the first thing you notice is the smell of fresh paint and ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teen shoots his first hole-in-one at Sycamore youth tournament

    SYCAMORE - David Schmitt wasn’t sure what had happened at first. It wasn't until he approached the green on hole No. 10 at the Sycamore Golf Club that ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Retired pros give kids baseball pointers

    SYCAMORE – For Amy Henning, last weekend’s baseball clinic was like Disneyland.A self-proclaimed “ba ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Car show weekend turns back the clock – and calendar – in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend, July 25 through 27. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise ove ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Genoa women research history of YMCA and George Williams College

    GENOA Rita Yerkes and Wilma Miranda wanted to discover the history of a noted college and explore the role the YMCA played in the college's developmen ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Scouts earn badges, reenact historic battle

    During the Fourth of July week, DeKalb Boy Scout Troop 4 earned badges, escaped torrential weather and reenacted the Battle of Long Island.
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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