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  • Historical society: Thanks for help with program

    The Sandwich Historical Society thanks the Sandwich Fire Department for graciously providing the meeting room July 6, 2014, for "Walk Down Memory Lane ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Letter: Mission fundraiser an overwhelming success

    Pastor Kent Svendsen, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Plano and Millbrook, heads up the Partners in Christian Ministry group headed to a miss ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Letter: Sandwich Boys Baseball thanks sponsors

    Our Sandwich Boys Baseball organization just completed our 16th annual End Of Summer baseball invitational tournament, and with that, our regular seas ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Editor's Note: Be the good you want to see in the world

    For my birthday, my brother and sister-in-law made me a beautiful piece of wall art. It says, “Believe there is good in the world.”
    July 31, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Editor's Note: Today's daily life is tomorrow's nostalgia

    Around our house, I do most of the cooking, but my husband always makes the grilled cheese sandwiches.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • LoPresti: Holding off on Social Security can make IRA last longer

    As you know, Social Security is only one source of retirement income. It supplies about 40 percent of the average retiree’s income, and as little as 2 ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Chef Darrell: DIY rubs the spice of life

    All of the grocery stores we shop at have a wide selection of spices; so many choices that it gets confusing for the average home cook to understand w ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Oleson: Thanks for support of church barbecue

    The United Methodist Church of Plano held a Fay’s Barbecue Dinner drive-thru on June 24. Many thanks to the community for their tremendous show of sup ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Letter: Family thankful for support

    Thank you to all who showed so much love to Cindy and her family the past few weeks. Your prayers, phone calls and visits meant so much. The cards, me ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Letter: Lions thankful for support of Tootsie Pop Days

    The Sandwich Lions Club would like to thank the community for its generous support of its participation in the Lions of Illinois Foundation’s annual s ...
    July 22, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Editor's Note: Keeping it clean

    When I was an infant, my mother tells me, I would pull tissues out of their boxes and use them to dust the furniture.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: College brings art to the community all year long

    Summer brings a wealth of opportunities for getting out and experiencing all the region has to offer. While concerts abound and carnivals beckon, some ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Metzger: 4-H 'the best-kept secret in DeKalb County'

    New board members to be appointedCounty Board members Derek Tyson (D) and Julia Fullerton (R) have r ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Editor's Note: Fictional friends remain untouched by time

    Recently, someone loaned me a new book.It was the newest Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes. Grim ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Reader Poll

    Who has the better county fair?
    Kendall County Fair
    Sandwich Fair
    They're both good