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  • Trick or Peeps! Holiday creep extends to Halloween

    Holiday creep, it seems, is here to stay, and it’s spookier than it used to be.The blending of holid ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Breast cancer risk can be reduced with lifestyle changes

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. DeKalb County Public Health Administrator Jane Lux said that although breast cancer screening canno ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mullis celebrates video premiere

    “Doing the Christmas Boogie,” a three-minute music video starring DeKalb resident Gary Mullis, was premiered at The House Cafe in DeKalb Oct. 6 and a ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteerism earns grant for Feed'em Soup

    Sycamore Allstate agency owner Patrick Shafer received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and commu ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lighten up Halloween night with homemade luminaries

    This Halloween, lighten things up with luminaries. There are lots of quick, do-it-yourself projects to make the flickering lights that welcome partier ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    . Poem celebrates ‘Mr Pumpkin’ To the Editor: The Legend of “Mr. Pumpkin” By Karen S. ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Veterans needed for courthouse vigil

    Veterans are needed to volunteer to help provide a 24-hour vigil at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore from 6 p.m. Nov. 7 to 6 p.m. Nov. 8.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunger 5K raised more than $9,000 for area food pantries

    The inaugural KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center Hunger 5K Run/Walk was held Sept. 20 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. There was a total of 191 reg ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Civil Rights Act anniversary observed at NIU

    National leaders in education will gather at Northern Illinois University next week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with a ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Living history camp takes Boy Scouts back in time

    Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb “traveled” more than 200 years back in time when they spent a weekend at a living history event in Ashippun, Wisconsin.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 4-C extends Tuesday office hours

    4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care began offering extended hours on Oct. 7.4-C will now be open f ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crock Pot Meals and Savory Soups program offered

    That time of year is fast approaching when nothing sounds better than being welcomed home to something wonderful simmering in the kitchen. Soups and s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Leadership summit designed by teens, for teens

    The University of Illinois Extension invites teens between the ages of 13 and 18 to participate in LIVE It Up!, a leadership conference planned by tee ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU recognizes distinguished alumni, faculty and staff

    Northern Illinois University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected 11 recipients for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Aw ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    . Thanks to Sycamore Theatre To the Editor: Thumbs up and a big thank-you to Daryl Hopper for hostin ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
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