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  • Volunteers needed for haunted house

    The ninth annual Amenti Haunted House at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb is returning for nine nights this year.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local Tai chi instructor earns certification

    Tom Scott, a retired Sycamore Police lieutenant and owner of Hero Martial Arts in DeKalb, recently trained with Dr. Paul Lam, a world leader in the fi ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How Does Your Garden Grow? October Checklist

    I read recently that gardening is a process over time. Spring signals the time to begin the gardening season. During the summer, we enjoy and maintain ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lion host successful Oktoberfest

    Genoa Lions Gene Bradford and Amber Mueller take time out from selling raffle tickets at the Lions Club’s Oktoberfest. The sixth annual event raised m ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reaper trial exhibit opens at DAAHA

    “McCormick v. Manny: The Reaper Trial of the Century” exhibit is now on display at the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association gallery in the Ne ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hiawatha football fans support food pantry

    The Hiawatha Sports Boosters asked fans of Hiawatha High School sports to support the Kirkland food pantry, housed in Kirkland’s Lutheran church and s ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • In today’s cashmere, you are often dressed to pill

    I have a cashmere sweater that I bought 25 years ago, and it still looks great. (OK, maybe not great on ME, but still.) Every cashmere item I’ve bough ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Domestic violence program offered

    DeKalb County Homemakers Education Association will host a presentation by Samora Covington of Safe Passage at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for Agri ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
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