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  • So you’ve decided to rent out your home? Some tips

    Cynthia Kent and her husband, John, didn’t set out to be landlords, but career choices made it necessary.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hydroponics for home gardening covered in workshop

    The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food pro ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Ninth annual Kite Fest biggest yet To the Editor: Our sincere thanks to everyone who made the 2014 D ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for Wonderful World of Christmas

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club still has openings for the 26th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft/Vendor Show on Nov. 9
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Roddy graduates from basic training Army Pvt. Ellen J. Roddy has graduated from basic combat trainin ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Facebook pledges could win a grant for a local PTA

    As a proud supporter of National PTA, Sylvan Learning Center in Sycamore is encouraging all parents to commit to being the best Chief Education Office ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Difference in soil produces two distinct wines

    Pierre Seillan wanted to highlight the unique soils of Mount St. Helena in Knights Valley.  Thus, tw ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tribute to Heroes honorees lead by example

    The recipients of the 2014 Tribute to Heroes Award are Les Bellah of Kirkland, Greg and Sherri Howells of Sycamore, Pete Johnson of Sycamore, and Fran ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore scouts visit high adventure camp

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, sent a group of six youth and four adults to Philmont Scout Ranch near the t ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Marlyn’s Majorettes to march in pumpkin parade

    The Marlyn Majorettes and Majors Color Guard and Drum Corps will march in the Pumpkin Festival Parade in Sycamore on Oct. 26, its last scheduled perfo ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Sandwich Fair fundraisers among most successful ever for FVOAS To the Editor: Volunteers, donors and ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Growing from seed

    Starting plants from seed allows the gardener to be species and variety selective while saving money, getting a jump on the season, and being rewarded ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Woman’s Club hears about gardening

    The Sycamore Woman’s Club held its first general membership meeting of the new club year on Sept. 2.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Get a slice of Chicago culture on pizza tour

    In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn’t know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • IN UNIFORM

    Rowan joins Army through delayed entry Tyler V. Rowan has joined the United States Army under the De ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
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