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  • LoPresti: Annuities can offer higher-return alternative to CD investments

    With interest rates near record lows, it’s tough to make your investments generate the income you need. To get the most from your money, you have to m ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sandwich Fair fundraisers among most successful ever for FVOAS

    Volunteers, donors and sponsors all pulled together recently to support Fox Valley Older Adult Services (FVOAS) for one of the most successful Sandwic ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Firefighters offer smoke detector battery checks

    The Somonauk Community Fire Protection District is committed to protecting the lives and property of our residents and guests. We would like to remind ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: The month of the stinging wasp

    Sometimes, I end up kind of sorry I asked.If you’ve spent any time outside this month, you’ve probab ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nielsen: Bobcat pride is at an all-time high

    Somonauk School District 432 students and staff are back from summer vacation, and the pride in our schools is at an all-time high! Did you know that ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Letter: Schimpf will tackle Illinois corruption

    So why should I even vote? They are all so corrupt.Illinois has so much corruption. The courts even ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Legislators didn't realize bill would raise taxes

    Last month, Governor Quinn signed legislation which the Illinois Department of Insurance now says will raise taxes on Illinois job creators by an esti ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thank you for supporting 9/11 memorial

    The members of American Legion Post 181, Sandwich, would like to thank the many people involved in the 9/11 Memorial Event.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: How to choose the right college for you

    As a kid, going school supply shopping was always something I looked forward to. Picking out a new backpack and lunchbox made me a happy girl. The nig ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: An offer of help for those considering a run for office

    Although the Consolidated Election will not be until April 7, 2015, candidates and petition filers can start passing petitions for local municipal ele ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: The best day of your life might still be ahead

    When I was a child, I remember adults telling me wistfully that one day, I would look back on the days I spent complaining of being bored as the best ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Chamber says thanks for golf outing success

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its Annual Golf Outing at Edgebrook Golf Club. This year’s competition was won by the foursome fro ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Metzger: Adopt-a-highway helps keep county clean

    County board appoints new membersTwo new DeKalb County Board members were approved and seated at our ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Family thankful for 5K support

    Matt and Jill Kuebrich would like to thank Ralph Torres and the Plano American Legion for sponsoring the third annual Andrew Kuebrich Hero 5K on Aug. ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Life happens while you're making other plans

    ometimes the universe speaks to us in strange little ways. If you’re paying attention, you may stumble across just the message you needed.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should the city of Sandwich consider a name change?
    Yes, if only to stop the sandwich jokes
    No, that's ridiculous