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  1. Looking Back: Oct. 1, 2014Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Provided photo DeKalb High School being demolished at its North First Street location around 1975. Clinton Rosette Middle School now stands at the site, at 901 N. First St. in DeKalb.

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  2. Make cider at history museum fall festivalRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum's Fall Festival, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, will offer visitors the chance to step into the past and make old-fashioned apple cider. Bill Mitchell will show visitors how to make apple cider.

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  3. Hydroponics for home gardening covered in workshopRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – The fall series of University of Illinois Extension's Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food production, will offer “Hydroponics for the Home Gardener” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, via teleconference at the DeKalb County Extension office at 1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore. This session will provide a brief overview of some of the hydroponic systems that are suitable for small scale production.

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  4. Wrenn receives music boosters scholarshipRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Lucy Wrenn is the winner of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help Sycamore High School alumni continue their music education in college.

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  5. Things are popping for The Popcorn LadyRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Cassie Oltman of Cortland has many titles: wife, mom, and business owner. But most people know her as “The Popcorn Lady.” Oltman is the owner of Cassie's Popcorn on the corner of State and Maple streets in Sycamore.

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  6. Sycamore to test emergency notification systemRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, the city of Sycamore will perform a test to all of the registered telephone numbers in the CodeRED Emergency Notification System. This test is designed to determine how quickly notifications can be delivered to the entire community in case of an actual emergency, as well as to validate the telephone numbers in the database.

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  7. Seeking nominations for Friend of the Child awardRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    The Board of Directors of Children's Learning Center is seeking nominations for the Mandy Derrington Friend of the Child Award. The Award commemorates Derrington's longtime advocacy of services to children and families.

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  8. Cemetery walk explores echoes of Sycamorea s pastRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – “Etched in Stone,” the Sycamore History Museum's annual heritage cemetery walk, is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. Over the years, this event has featured a wide variety of people who have all played a part in shaping Sycamore's history. The stories of men, women and even children have been shared.

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  9. Made Just for You celebrates 20th anniversaryRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Made Just for You is celebrating its 20th anniversary with an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the store in downtown Sycamore.

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  10. Sneak peek at Pumpkin Fest historic homes tourRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    The DeKalb County Courthouse will be one of the stops on this year's Pumpkin Festival tour of historic sites. SYCAMORE – On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor a special sneak preview of this year's Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour, featuring noted local historian Steve Bigolin.

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  11. Sidelines: All you need is love a " and luckRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    For this year's fundraiser, officials of the Sycamore History Museum wanted to do something different. Rather than hosting an impersonator of a dead historical figure, the committee wanted to try something livelier, with more appeal to a wider audience.

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  12. Teams, sponsors needed for annual county spelling beeRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – The 15th annual Community Spelling Bee will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at St. Mary's Parish Hall, 322 Waterman St. in Sycamore. Individuals, companies, and organizations are invited to enter three-person teams.

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  13. Marlyna s Majorettes to march in pumpkin paradeRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    The Marlyn Majorettes and Majors Color Guard and Drum Corps will march in the Pumpkin Festival Parade in Sycamore on Oct. 26, its last scheduled performance for the parade unit of the corps. The corps will line up at 11 a.m. at Somonauk and Vance streets.

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  14. a Think Out of the Boxa the theme of art league meetingRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Valley Art League will feature members' works of art supporting the theme “Think Out Of The Box” at the Oct. 2 meeting. Bob Coleman joined KVAL last year and recently won first place awards in Belvidere for his woodcarving.

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  15. Music boosters taking 2014 hall of fame nominationsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Music Boosters is now accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame. This ongoing awards program will honor and recognize Sycamore High School alumni and music advocates who have demonstrated superior participation and/or support of the Sycamore music programs.

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  16. Looking Back: Sept. 24, 2014Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Three employees of the Frank Patten Company after they completed construction of the Little House in 1891. The building originally served as a contractor's model and parade float but was purchased by Will Ellwood so his daughters Jean and Elise could use it as a playhouse.

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  17. Walk With the Angels supports cancer societya s Strides Against Breast CancerRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Angels Rebekah Lodge 106 will host its fifth annual 5K Walk With the Angels on Saturday, Oct. 4. This event is to raise breast cancer awareness and promote the importance of early detection. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program.

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  18. Harvest dinner features locally-grown produceRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    A harvest dinner on Sept. 28 in DeKalb will feature produce grown in DeKalb County by DeKalb County Community Gardens and Montalbano Farms of Sandwich.

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  19. Seeking outstanding DeKalb County teachersRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    The 2014 Excellence in Education Award recipients, from left, Linda Tyrrell, Anna Zantout, Rich Majerus, Kathy Countryman, and Dave Huntsman. Community nominations for the 2015 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards are due Oct. 1 to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.

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  20. Grant funds for public concerts and lecturesRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – The Trust Department of The National Bank & Trust Company of Sycamore is accepting applications for grants from the Mary E. Stevens Trust for public concerts or lectures. The deadline for receiving grant applications is Oct. 31. To be eligible, applicants must be public or private not-for-profit organizations and the program offered must be open to the public.

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