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  • A mission adventure

    DeKALB – When most college graduates are thinking about settling down, buying a house and car, 23-year-old Allison Anderson of DeKalb is pac ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Looking Back: May 27, 2015

    1990 – 25 YEARS AGOThe National Bank and Trust Co. of Sycamore will celebrate the grand opening of its newly remodeled drive-up facility thi ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • 1893 World’s Fair comes to Sycamore

    The Chicago World’s Fair was one of the most exciting events to happen in 1893. People from all around the world, including many local resid ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Lunch at the Little House

    On Sunday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., children of all ages and their families are invited to the Ellwood House Museum to explore th ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Tyler students of the month

    Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb named its Students of the Month for April. Pictured (back row, from left) Sherleen Gonzalez, Terrell Hall, ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Fairview Mausoleum honored

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Fairview Park Cemetery, 1600 S. First St. in DeKalb, on the ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
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  • “Let’s Dance” holds live recording session, dance party

    Open the door to a fun adventure at a live CD recording session and dance party May 31, hosted by producers of DeKalb’s “Let’s Dance.”
    May 26, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Junior docent opportunities at museum

    Have a child in fifth grade through high school that is looking for something fun to do this summer? Stop by the Sycamore History Museum on Monday, Ju ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Lunch at the Little House

    On Sunday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., children of all ages and their families are invited to the Ellwood House Museum to explore the Little H ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • 1893 World’s Fair comes to Sycamore

    The Chicago World’s Fair was one of the most exciting events to happen in 1893. People from all around the world, including many local residents, came ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • KVAL hosts 44th annual Northern Illinois Art Show

    More than 70 exhibitors will offer their unique art and handcrafted items June 6 and 7 at the 44th annual Northern Illinois Art Show on the DeKalb Cou ...
    May 26, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Cooking classes for kids offered

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will hold a free summer cooking class for children in preschool through fifth grade.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Relay For Life breakfast honors cancer survivors

    Relay For Life, the global grassroots fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, is celebrating 30 years. In that time, more than $5 billion has been ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • May STEM Café discusses vaccines and quarantines

    Diseases that were once nearly eradicated in the western world are again threatening both young children and adults. Although numerous studies have pr ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • ‘Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate’

    Students at St. Mary's School in Sycamore will present a production of "Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate" the weekend of May 29 at the St. Mary's Parish Ac ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Westminster presents violin and piano recital

    A chamber music recital featuring international violin soloist Kam-Lung Cheng, accompanied by pianist Victoria Young, will be presented at Westminster ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Looking Back: May 27, 2015

    1990 – 25 YEARS AGOThe National Bank and Trust Co. of Sycamore will celebrate the grand opening of i ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Looking Back: May 20, 2015

    50 Years Ago – 1965A large barn containing about 10 tons of hay and a large load of soybeans, belong ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Looking Back: May 13, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO – 1890A number of Sycamore capitalists will invest in Chicago real estate for a specul ...
    May 12, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Looking Back: May 6, 2015

    100 YEARS AGO – 1915There have been sold to date since August 1 last 300,000 Ford automobiles, which ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Looking Back: April 29, 2015

    130 YEARS AGOApril 29, 1855Nellie Kenyon, an eleven years old daughter of Stacy P. Kenyon of this pl ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Looking Back: April 22, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOApril 22, 1890The lightning killed a horse for Bradley Doane, at Cortland, during the s ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for April 15, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOApril 16, 1890John King was elected president ot the village board of Cortland ; hence ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for April 8, 2015

    125 YEARS AGOApril 9, 1890Although a number of new residences have been recently built in Sycamore, ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Looking Back for April 1, 2015

    125 YEARS AGO April 2, 1890 David Condon has sold his house and lot on west State Street, where he h ...
    April 1, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Looking Back: March 25, 2015

    March 22, 1890Judge Luther Lowell has been appointed Master in Chancery, by Judge Kellum, to succeed ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A mission adventure

    DeKALB – When most college graduates are thinking about settling down, buying a house and car, 23-year-old Allison Anderson of DeKalb is packing her b ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Playing music is his life career

    DeKALB – While most high school seniors are just starting to plan their last summer vacation before college or trade schools, DeKalb High School gradu ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Trekking to the North Pole

    When thinking of the North Pole, visions of ice-covered water, polar bears and Santa Claus first come to mind. But when Eric Lillstrom of Chicago envi ...
    May 14, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • The right dress for that special day

    DeKALB – Growing up, Dawn Caltagerone loved playing dress up with Barbies.Caltagerone still gets to ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Talking to victims

    DeKALB – Sarah Slavenas is paid to talk to people.Part of her job includes giving presentations at D ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • For the love of singing

    Peggy Safford of Sycamore loves to sing. She has been singing for as long as she can remember, probably not long after uttering her first words.
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helping clothe the community

    Joan Metzger of DeKalb was looking for a volunteer position that allowed her to help out in the community, but she didn’t want the spotlight to always ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Technology in today's world

    MALTA – How-to directions and technical drawings come in handy when trying to assemble furniture from IKEA. People who know computer-aided design (CAD ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Living by the golden rule

    Some people live according to their own personal rules and codes of honor. But Thomas May lives his life according to one rule in particular: the gold ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Skeleton Keyes ready for bout

    Katherine Keyes from Rockton doesn’t let little things knock her down. She also doesn’t let grown women knock her down or push her around. She pushes ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 am

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