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  • Auditions set for dinner theater performance

    SANDWICH – Indian Valley Theatre and director Matt Johnson will hold auditions for the February dinner theater production of "Lie, Cheat, and Genuflec ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • SYTF ends season with tough losses

    Sandwich Youth Tackle Football's Lightweights and Varsity participated in conference championships last week.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Trick-or-treat at Sandwich businesses

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Halloween Walk in downtown Sandwich from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bowl a real or virtual strike for seniors

    Teams will join in a fun and friendly bowling event on Sunday, Nov. 2, to raise funds for programs and services for area seniors.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Churches offer trick-or-treat alternative

    PLANO – Families are invited to Trunk or Treat, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the parking lots of the First Lutheran and United Methodist churc ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Norway craft show has new vendors, returning favorites

    NORWAY – The Norway Improvement League’s 32nd annual craft show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Improvement League buildin ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich introduces third option for leaf disposal

    SANDWICH – The city of Sandwich will begin a free weekly pickup of loose leaves within the city limits. City crews will come through the entire city o ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crop Walk raises $13K

    BIG ROCK – About 115 walkers participated in the Community Interfaith Crop Walk on Oct. 5. This Memorial Walk was Named for Katie Kuppler-Tellefson, a ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DIY costumes keep Halloween creative and affordable

    October is a stressful month for Michelle Trujillo of Somonauk. Trujillo has seven children, and purchasing Halloween costumes for each of them has be ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fairgrounds to host Fall Fest

    SANDWICH – Throughout the Midwest, the fall season is festival time, celebrating everything from wine to pumpkins to scarecrows. In Sandwich, a new fe ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Mental health board seeks to fill opening

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Athlete shares inspirational story of overcoming disability

    As a motivational speaker, Lloyd Bachrach has been wowing people for more than 13 years with a simple but powerful message: yes, you can!
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Two SYTF teams advance in playoffs

    SANDWICH – On Oct. 12, Sandwich Youth Tackle Football hosted the Tri-County West Division Playoffs, which saw Sandwich field all four of its teams. Th ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Ladies auxiliary to host a ghoulish gathering

    SANDWICH – “Ghoulish gals” are invited to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1486, Sandwich, for a Halloween Luncheon.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Marching bands take the field at Musicfest

    SANDWICH – Sandwich High School will host Musicfest on Sunday, Oct.19 at the high school, 515 Lions Road, Sandwich.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
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