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  • Gardeners Pathway Workshop set for Feb. 25

    The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners will host the 2017 Gardener’s Pathway from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Tri-County Kiwanis Club welcomes new member Kim Ekle

    The Tri-County Kiwanis recently inducted new member Kim Ekle of Sandwich. Ekle is the owner of Investment Planners Inc. of Sandwich. She was sponsored ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fox Valley Community Center announces bingo jackpot winners

    Jackie Purdue and Jack Bluis were the winners of the Wildstar and Queen of Hearts Rollover Jackpot Bingos at the Fox Valley Community Center's Tuesday ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC EMT students honored for helping DeKalb County children

    Students enrolled in the Indian Valley Vocational Center EMT program recently helped to “Make the Grinch’s Heart Grow” as was their theme for the clas ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Learn to handle unwanted plants in your yard

    Many of the most problematic plant species in our natural areas started out as valued garden plants. Learn how to identify invasive plants species in ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich to take another shot at sales tax increase

    SANDWICH – City leaders are hoping to educate voters about what they say is a needed sales tax increase before the April election after a nearly ident ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Community Action scholarships available

    The DeKalb County Community Action Department and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announce the 2017-2019 Community Servic ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley band looking for musicians

    Indian Valley Community Band invites area musicians to join them as they rehearse each Monday from 6 to 7:20 p.m. at the Sandwich Middle School band r ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Music and dancing on offer Feb. 12 at Plano American Legion

    The Plano American Legion will host an afternoon of music and dancing from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Rosary High School dress sale takes place Feb. 15, 16, 26

    High school girls looking to buy dresses for upcoming formal events such as prom, military ball or Salute to Youth are invited to a consignment dress ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Chamber of Commerce seeking past members for anniversary

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 40th anniversary at its Annual Dinner and Awards Night on March 2. As part of the celebration ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • World War II re-enactor to visit Plano Sons of the American Legion breakfast buffet

    The Plano Legion Post 395 Sons of the American Legion holds an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet on the third Sunday of the month to raise funds for lo ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Plano High School principal Eric Benson to step down; will be reassigned

    Plano High School principal Eric Benson has resigned effective with the end of the current school year this spring, Superintendent Dr. Hector Garcia a ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Community Fund honored with proclamation

    The Sandwich Community Fund received a Proclamation from Mayor Richard Olson declaring January 2017 as Sandwich Community Fund Month in the City of Sa ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 5:57 pm
  • New Sons of the American Legion chapter proposed

    There will be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the basement social room of the Sheridan American Legion with the intent of wo ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am