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  • Benefit to help fund mission trip

    On Sept. 27, the American Legion Post 395 hosted a Panama Mission Trip Benefit. Eight local people will take the trip to Panama in January. The benefi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘50 States in 60 Minutes’ offers fast-paced history hilarity

    SANDWICH – Hold on to your hats for a breakneck tour of 500 years of American history in a fast, funny and informative tour de farce at the Sandwich O ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Oz’ characters get lost in Wonderland

    SOMONAUK – Somonauk High School presents its fall play, “Dorothy in Wonderland,” Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Church packs gifts for underprivileged children

    PLANO –The United Methodist Church of Plano will once again participate in Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Christmas this year.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Yorkville HS presents 'The Dining Room'

    AR Gurney’s "The Dining Room" is a series of vignettes that trace the decline of an American tradition — life around the dining room table. The cast a ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Medical marijuana company proposes Leland facility

    LELAND – A company's plan to bring a marijuana cultivation center to Leland could all go up in smoke.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Promise Fund grants available in DeKalb County

    The Promise Fund Committee announces that it is accepting grant applications until Nov. 21. The Promise Fund was established in 2001 with a charitable ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Seeking the Best Sandwich in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Nov. 3 is International Sandwich Day. In honor of the observance, the City of Sandwich decided to lead the celebration with a friendly comp ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Halloween Walk boasts best attendance ever

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the fifth annual Halloween Walk in downtown Sandwich Oct. 25. The event saw more than 650 part ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • First Fall Fest takes fairgrounds beyond the fair

    SANDWICH – On a busy Saturday at the Sandwich Fairgrounds, laughing children eagerly played games as the scent of frying food wafted by, and the air r ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Murder mystery dinner at ale house

    YORKVILLE – Fox Country Players will again host “Murder at the Millhurst,” an evening of fine dining, murder, and mayhem at the Millhurst Ale House, o ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Free leaf pickup an alternative to burning

    SOMONAUK – The Village of Somonauk, in cooperation with the FFA, will provide free curbside leaf and brush pickup in the month of November.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Hunger run raised more than $9,000

    SANDWICH – The inaugural KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center Hunger 5K Run/Walk was held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • They scare because they care

    SOMONAUK– The Dale Street Haunted Barn, 430 E. Dale St. in Somonauk, usually makes people scream in fright.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

    Should a medical marijuana company be allowed to grow marijuana in Adams Township?