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  • 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
  • Kiwanis learn about music association

    SANDWICH – At a recent meeting of the Tri County Kiwanis, Teresa Rebhorn, a representative of the Sandwich Schools Music Association, spoke. The group ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Lions donate trash bins to city

    The city of Sandwich received five new cast concrete trash containers donated by the Sandwich Lions Club.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Serena Lions draw raffle winners

    Leon Morales from Ottawa (right) was the winner of the Serena Lions Club’s summer lawn mower raffle, which concluded on the last day of the Sandwich F ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Odd Fellows donate to Plano DARE

    Oct. 9, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Local band plays for American Pride Run

    The County Line Brothers played a wide variety of music at Lakeside Lodge for the participants of the first American Pride Run, sponsored by the Ameri ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions Club draws winners of steer raffle

    The Sandwich Lions Club has announced the winners of its Annual Steer Raffle held during the 127th Sandwich Fair. The winner of the first prize, a res ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lions Candy Days Oct. 10 and 11

    SANDWICH – Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson has signed a proclamation declaring Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11 “Candy Days” in the city of Sandwich. L ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kendall County 4-H hosts kickoff event

    YORKVILLE – Kendall County 4-H community clubs will host an open house to kick off the new 4-H year from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in Yorkville. Le ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Red barn playhouse lands in Leland

    SOMONAUK – Kim Johnson of Leland was the winner of the Little Red Barn Backyard Playhouse raffled off by Resource Bank and the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwic ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Open Door golf outing contest winners

    The winners of the Low Team Score at Open Door's 22nd golf outing, from left, were Jeannette Wright, Bob Wright, Kathye Bollman and Loren Bollman.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • First Lutheran presents Bibles to kids

    The First Lutheran Church of Plano, 200 N. Center St., presented Bibles to parents and their children during recent church services. Pictured from lef ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Serena Lions draw raffle winners

    Leon Morales from Ottawa (right) was the winner of the Serena Lions Club’s summer lawn mower raffle, which concluded on the last day of the Sandwich F ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Methodist men's group takes ice bucket challenge

    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Have a heart: Project raises awareness of heart defects and money for AEDs

    SANDWICH – Even though up to 1.3 million Americans alive today have some form of congenital heart defect, there is no celebrity spokesperson or ice bu ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local students earn college honors

    Eastern Illinois UniversityBeverly Lloyd of Sandwich was named to the dean’s list at Eastern Illinoi ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland names Gibb mortgage banker

    SOMONAUK – Heartland Bank and Trust Company announces Kyla Gibb as mortgage banker. Gibb will primarily be responsible for residential lending, but ca ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Gavin, Campbell wed

    Jodeen Lynne Gavin and Nicholas William Campbell were wed on June 7, 2014, at the Quincy University chapel in Quincy, Illinois.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gudmunson, Aska to wed

    Daniel and Lisa Gudmunson of Somonauk announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Rose, to Alexander Nathaniel Aska, son of Eugene and Deborah ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NEW ARRIVALS: Skutta, Smith

    Adam John SkuttaJohn and Adrienne Skutta of Sandwich announce the birth of a son, Adam John Skutta, ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am