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  • Local homes trend toward high levels of radon

    With the cool fall weather upon us, our thoughts turn to closing up the house tight for the winter. Many do a fall cleaning to collect up the last of ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The ABCs of diabetes can keep your heart healthy

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Be Smart About Your Heart: Control the ABCs of Diabetes.” More than 29 millio ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Every detail is mapped out at Law Estate Wines

    The long-awaited vision of Scott Hawley has been impressively unfurled at Law Estate Wines. Perched ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Music Boosters fruit sale underway

    The DeKalb Music Boosters annual fruit sale fundraiser is underway. Fruit packages can be ordered th ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb’s First Baptist to host Fall Gathering today

    The Area I American Baptist Women’s Ministries Fall Gathering will be held today at First Baptist Church, 349 S. Third St., DeKalb.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DHS Class of 1956 to meet for lunch Wednesday

    The DeKalb High School Class of 1956 will hold an informal lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Junction Eating Place, 816 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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

    . 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
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