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Sandwich, IL News

  • Plano vs. Sandwich boys basketball: 10 photos

    Feb. 25, 2017 - 8:29 pm
  • Contreras, Plano close out Sandwich, clinch first-ever outright I8 title

    Brandon Contreras cradled the game ball in the postgame handshake line, holding on to the moment.Pla ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 6:57 am
  • Scenes from Sandwich’s past: Women’s wear on Main Street

    Alta Oehlers started working in the millinery and women’s apparel business in 1921 at Warner’s Store. By 1937, she owned her own store at 127 S. Main ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fifth-graders at Dummer show off talents

    The winners of H.E. Dummer School's fifth-grade talent show are: First place – Hunter Ahrens and Max Cryer for "Lego Talent"; second place – Tyler But ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Arts On Fire donates to FVOAS

    Arts On Fire’s owner, Kelly Browning, has donated a portion of her proceeds to Fox Valley Older Adult Services from various Sip and Paint events that ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk Library Friends hosting book and bake sale

    Friends of the Somonauk Public Library will host a book and bake sale at the library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Schools to explain bond rate question

    A Sandwich School District 430 steering committee that’s focusing on an April 4 referendum will host three informational open houses to explain the ne ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • On campus: Sandwich

    Eric Koppen of Sandwich was among more than 3,000 students from Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement exercises Dec. 13. Kopp ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Relay for Life fundraiser set for March 1 at Brenda’s Frozen Custard

    Every year, many restaurants partner with the American Cancer Society to help raise funds for Relay For Life events around the country.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich VFW Post 1486 schedules corned beef dinner benefit

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1486 of Sandwich will host their annual corned beef and cabbage dinner fundraiser from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Marc ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Lions learn about truancy prevention

    The Sandwich Lions Club heard a presentation on the DeKalb County Truancy Intervention Program during their February meeting. Presenting the program w ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich City Council OKs rules for government travel, meal and lodging expenses

    An ordinance establishing regulations for allowable travel, meal and lodging expenses was passed at a recent meeting of the Sandwich City Council. 
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Lion George Richter named a Melvin Jones Fellow

    During the Sandwich Lions Club's February meeting, Lion George Richter was named as a Melvin Jones Fellow in honor of his 50th anniversary in Lionism. ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Boys basketball: Andrew Price, Sandwich have sights set on I-8 title

    Andrew Price received a rather rude welcome to varsity basketball three years ago.Allow the Sandwich ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 7:41 pm
  • Wrestling: Oswego resident Cameron Johnson wins Class 1A championship with Aurora Christian

    CHAMPAIGN – Although Cameron Johnson is just a freshman, he's already established a standard for his wrestling program that will be will difficult to ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 7:26 pm
  • East Sixth Street water main engineering set in Sandwich

    SANDWICH – The engineering design and administration of construction for the replacement of water mains on East Sixth Street, from Reimann to Duvick A ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:06 pm
  • Girls basketball: Sandwich already setting sights on next year

    Sandwich coach Chris Johnson looked at the big picture.He likes what he sees.Johnson's Indians had a ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Nonprofits encouraged to register now for Give DeKalb County

    Nonprofit registration is now open for Give DeKalb County 2017. This 24-hour fundraising event will be on May 4.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS receives donation from ministerial association

    During this past holiday season of giving, a donation was received by Fox Valley Older Adult Services from the Rev. Bob Dell of the Sandwich Somonauk ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich High School announces first-semester Honor Roll

    High Honor Roll 4.0 or higherFreshmen (4.0 or higher): Rex Avery, Kendal Bell, Hailee Bosek, Gerrit ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fourth-graders visit Hoover Outdoor Educational Center

    Mrs. Mitchell's fourth-grade class from H.E. Dummer Elementary School enjoying their field trip at Hoover Outdoor Educational Center.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fair City Quilters to talk techniques for binding quilting projects

    The Fair City Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the Federated Church, 403 N. Main St. in Sandwich.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Church offering services at Timber Creek Inn

    Abundant Life Family Church will be holding services on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. at Timber Creek Inn and Suites on Route 34 in Sandwich.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich School District 430 officials: Referendum won’t add to tax bills

    This is one time that passing a referendum will not increase real estate taxes. That’s how Sandwich School Board President Dale Hamilton described a r ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • On campus: Sandwich

    Collin Wegener of Sandwich was named to the University of Iowa fall 2016 dean’s list.• • •Diana Alfa ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Teacher from Somonauk remembered for making students feel special

    Mary Gunier was one of those teachers who would remember a person’s name years after they’d come through her classroom, and knew how to make people fe ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC students will host benefit breakfast March 12

    The Indian Valley Vocational Center SkillsUSA members will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 12, at the Sandwich Fire Departm ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Scenes from Sandwich’s past: Dairy promoters on parade

    Oatman Brothers Dairy sponsored a float in a 1950 local parade promoting its products. On the float are (from left) Beverly Tuttle, Patricia Mall, Bar ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Keeping an eye on baby eagles at Prairie View

    Prairie View students watch the live eagle cam from Decorah, Iowa, as they walk between classes. During the winter months, librarian Mrs. Kurtz has st ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Older students teach Prairie View music class about musical instruments

    Second- and third-grade students from Chad Anderson's Prairie View music class gained hands-on experience playing musical instruments during a visit b ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am