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  • Kids learn about gardens and history in summer museum visits

    This summer, in addition to going to the pool and playing with friends, children who participated in the Sycamore School District 427 OSCAR program ma ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 33 spends a week at summer camp

    Boy Scout Troop 33, chartered by First Lutheran Church in DeKalb, traveled to Camp Lowden near Oregon, Illinois, for summer camp July 20 through 26. A ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Souvenirs available for 2014 Sandwich Fair

    Souvenirs will go on sale the first day of the Sandwich Fair. New items this year are a pottery crock, plush animal, wooden ornament, visor cap and po ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Winemaker promoted at Chateau Montelena

    Matthew Crafton knows he is part of history.  In June, he was promoted from assistant winemaker to w ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sex educator gives tips for parents on 'The Talk'

    ne of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Parking, food at senior center during fair week

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services will once again host Grannie’s Eatery during the Sandwich Fair, offering home-cooked food in a comfortable building ou ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Kiwanis expands Corn Fest booth menu

    DeKalb Kiwanis will debut an expanded menu at its Corn Fest booth this year as well as a Family Day Deal on Friday.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stevens named Oak Crest Good Samaritan

    Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center named Sally Stevens its 2014 Good Samaritan. Since 1977, it ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Troop 40 receives state award

    Boy Scout Troop 40, based at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sycamore, received a service award at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield from Illinois St ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flip-side manis, Louboutin red: 5 trends for nails

    Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about nails. Rhinestones, ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Still room for artists and crafters at Artisan Market

    Vendor applications are still being accepted for artists and crafters to participate in this year’s Artisan Market at Kishwaukee Hospital from 9 a.m. ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • TAILS takes part in adoption event

    TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb has teamed up with Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin and the Elmhurst Petco for a multi-shelter adoption event fea ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Park District schedules trips, events

    The Sandwich Park District is planning the following trips and events.   Donny and Marie: Are you a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • PRAIRIE FLOWERS

    Master Gardeners say thanks To the Editor: Despite a very rainy start, U of I Extension DeKalb Count ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? Creating a shady garden retreat

    August. This can be a period of very warm and uncomfortable days. A shady garden retreat can give you a place to cool off and get away from the heat a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
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