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  • Workshop aims to slow invasive pests

    University of Illinois Extension has announced the dates for its 2015 Illinois First Detector Invasive Pest Workshops covering important landscape and ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Make your yard a haven for birds

    You may think warm weather is prime time to enjoy bird feeding and bird watching. Winter, however, is the time of year when birds need people most, an ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DCCF taking grant requests

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its spring Community Needs grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Workshop assists aspiring farmers with new business ideas

    As the demand for local, sustainably grown food continues to rise, new and beginning farmers are working to meet the demand by creating small-scale, e ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sequel to book of columns coming Jan. 10

    Daily Chronicle columnist Barry Schrader has produced a second book of his 100 favorite columns, a sequel to his 2010 book “Hybird Corn & Purebred Peo ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

    January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke ex ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Red Wreath program ends; no incidents

    No red bulbs were changed in the Sycamore Fire Department’s 2014 Red Wreath campaign, according to a news release from the department.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bringing up baby: Longtime program provides layettes for low-income mothers

    DeKALB – Karen Finn smiled as she folded a fleece blanket, knowing a mom could soon use it to swaddle a newborn baby.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am