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Sandwich, IL News

  • On campus: Sandwich

    Shannon McEachern of Sandwich has achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, and has been named to the St. Ambrose University dea ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Woodbury

    W.W. Woodbury Elementary School celebrated Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday with their own Read-O-Rama Day. Students could choose what four ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Haskin celebrates Dr. Seuss Week

    It was Dr. Seuss Week at Haskin Elementary! Sandwich high schoolers Jolene Morgan and Chris Sternberg visited Mrs. Dougherty’s third-grade class at Ly ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 40th year

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated its 40th anniversary at its Annual Dinner and Awards Night.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich to embark on energy efficiency program

    The city of Sandwich is planning on becoming a part of an energy efficiency program, using LED lighting upgrades in some areas.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Centrue Bank donates to FVOAS

    Centrue Bank has once again donated to Fox Valley Older Adult Services through its annual sponsorship program. Centrue Bank has been a respected membe ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Bereavement bench donated to Valley West Hospital in Sandwich

    The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary has donated a bereavement bench to the campus of Valley West Hospital in Sandwich. The bereav ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • ALR recognized with Legacy Award

    The American Legion Riders Post 181 from Sandwich were recognized at the 12th district meeting in February and received the Legacy Scholarship Award.  ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Girls Track: Sandwich junior Kayla Schiera sets her goals sky-high

    Kayla Schiera is a runner in a hurry.The Sandwich junior took ninth in the state cross-country meet ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • VAC to accept donations for veterans’ shelter

    The Veterans Assistance Commission of Kendall County is doing a food drive to benefit Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 4th Tuesday Dinner set for March 28 at Union Congregational Church in Somonauk

    The Fourth Tuesday Dinner for March will be on Tuesday, March 28, at Union Congregational Church in Somonauk. The church is at 305 S. Gage St.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Early voting underway at Sandwich Fire Station, 3 other sites

    Early voting currently is taking place at the Sandwich Fire Station at 310 E. Railroad St., Sandwich; the DeKalb Township Building at 2323 S. Fourth S ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • ALR will meet March 30

    The American Legion Riders from Sandwich Post 181 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Sandwich VFW, 713 S. Main St. in Sandwich.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • ABATE's summer run books now available

    Open Roads ABATE of Illinois Chapter is promoting its summer run books for bikers and car enthusiasts to enjoy this summer.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Scenes from Sandwich’s past: Former Harrod’s grocery store

    Fred Harrod built and moved into this building at 2 N. Main St. in 1920. He sold the business to brothers George, Clarence and Harry Ugland in 1929 an ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 5 best places for barbecue in DeKalb County

    Here are the 5 best local places to get barbecue in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Mystery Diner: A taste of history at Sandwich's Bull Moose Bar & Grille

    This week, the Mystery Diner hit up the Bull Moose Bar & Grille in Sandwich, whose location has a rich history in the town going back to the mid-1930s ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • Boys Track: Returning state qualifier Dylan Baumbach leads Sandwich team deep in sprints, throws

    Dylan Baumbach did his best to fight off the freshman wall last year.He's determined to do even bett ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • DeKalb County Community Foundation announces new Andrews Fund

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently announced the establishment of the James Richard Andrews Graduate Student Clinical Award Fund.
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Haskin students create Valentine’s artwork

    Third-grade students at Lynn G. Haskin Elementary School in Sandwich were recently visited by Mrs. Andrea Barker, the “Art in Science” teacher. The st ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Middle School students celebrate Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Award

    A total of 63 Sandwich Middle School students celebrated the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Award. They all qualified to vote for their favorite Caudi ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Learning about STEM and SmartGrid at Woodbury

    W.W. Woodbury Elementary School recently sponsored a special family evening program featuring STEM and SmartGrid activity. Attendance was great with c ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Little Indians’ learning about soccer

    Gearing up for spring soccer, the "Little Indians" after-school club has returned to W.W. Woodbury Elementary School in Sandwich. Students are learnin ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Dummer School announces fifth-grade science fair winners

    Herman E. Dummer School held its annual fifth-grade science fair this past week. The overall winners are: First place: “Magic Slime” by Mikayla Schira ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich resident volunteers at Aurora school’s Family Reading Night

    Sandwich resident Alyssa Eads (left) led a Twister game on Feb. 28 at Freeman Elementary School in Aurora. Eads was among 30 Aurora University educati ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich VFW essay winners attend District 18 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy banquet

    Lewis P. Schultz VFW Post 1486 of Sandwich was represented at the VFW District 18 Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy Awards Banquet for 2016-17. Pic ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Lisbon Street project to cost $570,000, Sandwich City Council told

    The 2017 Lisbon Street reconstruction project, from Green to Main streets, has an estimated cost of $570,000, according to Director of Public Works/Ci ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Community members talk about their careers at Sandwich Middle School

    Sandwich Middle School sixth-graders had a chance to listen to several professional community members talk about their careers during Career Day at th ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Zumba fundraiser for Equine Dreams April 1; features music, door prizes

    A Zumba glow party fundraiser for the Equine Dreams charity is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Herman E. Dummer School, 422 S. Wells St. in Sandw ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich parking, traffic, code violators will be handled locally

    SANDWICH – A new adjudication program for the city of Sandwich will keep everything local for parking, traffic and municipal code violations, which in ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am