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Sycamore police report multiple cars stolen, burglarized in 2019-12-06 17:36:00SYCAMORE — Sycamore police are warning residents about a spate of car thefts and burglaries in the Foxpointe neighborhood.

Project Hammer eyeing DeKalb's ChicagoWest site is an 2019-12-06 16:52:00DeKALB – The international food company DeKalb is trying to entice to the ChicagoWest Business Center is a Fortune 500 international confectione

2019 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients named 2019-12-06 16:51:00SYCAMORE -- The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently named the 2019 Spinoso Masters Scholarship recipients. Five individuals received a total o

Kish offering tuition-free ESL and high school equivalency 2019-12-06 16:51:00The adult education program at Kishwaukee College is offering tuition-free English as a Second Language and high school equivalency classes in Spring

Malta church hosts cookie walk 2019-12-06 16:49:00Malta United Methodist Church, 201 E. Sprague St., will host its annual Cookie Walk from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the church Fellowship Hall

St. John's in Somonauk to install new pastor 2019-12-06 16:49:00St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk will install the Rev. Christine M. Schoon as pastor of the church during the 9:45 a.m. worship service on

Brownies earn painting badge 2019-12-06 16:48:00The Sycamore High School Art Club helped the members of Brownie Troop 926 to earn their painting badge. Pictured are students from the high school, th

Get in the Christmas spirit this weekend at 2019-12-06 16:48:00SYCAMORE – The public is invited to a joyous and eclectic celebration of Christmas at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Sycamore United Methodist Ch

Kish hosting fall juried student art exhibition in 2019-12-06 16:48:00Kishwaukee College is hosting the Fall Juried Student Art Exhibition through Dec. 14 in the Art Gallery (C1260) on campus.

Hinckley church to host cookie walk 2019-12-06 16:48:00St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley will host its annual cookie walk and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 14.

Genoa Community Choir to perform Christmas cantata 2019-12-06 16:47:00The Genoa Community Choir will present a Christmas cantata titled "A Noel Celebration," created by Lloyd Larson, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N

Metzger retiring from St. John Sycamore 2019-12-06 16:47:00St. John Lutheran Church in Sycamore will celebrate the retirement of the Rev. Marvin Metzger on Sunday, after 28 years of service.

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Curtain rises on Kapiti Performing Arts Centre 2019-12-07 23:24:00Curtain rises on Kapiti Performing Arts Centre Opening Season The date for the opening of the Kapiti Performing Arts Centre has just been announced.

Media Release 6 Heavy Rain Event West Coast 2019-12-07 23:21:00SH6 from Makarora to Haast is open to one lane at Clarke Bluff, between 10am and 4pm each day until further notice.

SH1 remaining closed today and tonight at Rangitata 2019-12-07 22:19:00Canterbury and West Coast flooding, highways: SH1 remaining closed today and tonight at Rangitata River bridge – 4.00 pm update The South Island

Fatal incident in Ohaupo 2019-12-07 22:17:00A child has died following an incident involving a vehicle at an address on Hams Road in Ohaupo.

End the Christmas suspensions: protest at Auckland Transport 2019-12-07 22:12:00End the Christmas suspensions: Hundreds of bus drivers to protest at Auckland Transport Source: First Union

Peace flotilla in solidarity with Western Sahara 2019-12-07 22:09:00Press Release: Planned protest action at Lyttelton Port - Monday 9th December 2019 at 0800 Subject: Peace flotilla in solidarity with Western Sahara P

Lifeguard training turns into rock fishing rescue 2019-12-07 22:07:00Lifeguard training turns into rock fishing rescue Off-duty lifeguards from United North Piha Lifeguard Service successfully rescued a fisherman swept

Industrial action continues to affect NZ Bus services 2019-12-07 21:22:00The industrial action follows the rejection by First Union and Tramways Union of a pay offer from the bus company NZ Bus for drivers. The industrial a

Forecast indicates weather to clear 2019-12-07 21:13:00Weather in the Lakes District is forecast to clear from today, however Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) in conjunction with the Otago Regional

Fatal crash, Reporoa 2019-12-07 21:11:00Emergency services are at the scene of a single motorbike crash on Broadlands Road, Reporoa.

Canal Road Park: an Opportunity Not to Be 2019-12-07 21:10:00The Tree Council is disappointed to see listed for sale 3 vacant properties, plus a fourth with an older house, at 52-58 Canal Road, Avondale in a pri

Transpower assets damaged by Rangitata flooding 2019-12-07 21:05:00Transpower advises that nine of its towers on one transmission line crossing the Rangitata River have been damaged by the flooding.

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Bash for Cash raises $30,000 for family New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Match official Marc Phillips throws handfuls of lollies for the children at the South Otago Cricket Princess Esme’s T20 Bash for Cash appeal in

Deep sense of loss not helped by rainbow New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Gulliver and Uma lived on three continents. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED For Jesse Bering, the death of his beloved border terrier dogs Gulliver and Uma wa

Big win for Marist; Metro sneaks home New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00In the Southland premier league club competition, Marist, Metropolitan and Waikoikoi each earned valuable wins before the one-day competition takes a

Three golds for Veitch as Otago brings home New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Shay Veitch Otago athletes negotiated awful conditions to bring home the medals from Wellington.

Dempster holds nerve to snatch close win for New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Jackson Miller, of the Lawrence Lions, unsuccessfully tries a ramp shot only to flick it on to the wickets at the South Otago T20 final against the Ka

River Terrace objects to council about fees New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00The developer behind a controversial subdivision in Cromwell has made a formal objection to the Central Otago District Council over fees relating to t

Merino brand plan global from start New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Hamish Acland, founder of Wanaka-based lifestyle brand Mons Royale. Photo: Supplied The International Wool Textile Organisation held its Wool

Steel strong in both defence and attack New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Shannon Saunders of Southern Steel tries to break the defence during the 2019 Super Club Tournament match between Southern Steel and Wasps at the Traf

Keeping the faith on a family tradition New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Campaign for Wool New Zealand trustee Craig Smith in the Wool in Schools "woolshed" which has been travelling around schools. Photo: Sally Rae

ODT quiz: December 9 New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Monday, December 9.

Call goes out for ‘wool renaissance’ New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Stephen McDougall "It's time for a wool renaissance."

Social media frequently is not New! 2019-12-08 10:30:00Social media is not the great equaliser but the magnifier of disparity. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES If you feel singled out by social media, you are no

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Fatal crash near Whakatane 2019-12-07 16:55:21One person has died following a serious crash on Wainui Road, Wainui near Whakatane. Police were alerted to a vehicle that had rolled at around 5:15am

Rethinking plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand - PMCSA 2019-12-07 16:00:02In light of increasing public concern over the harmful effects of plastic pollution, the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Professor Julie

Arundel now focus of bridge restoration 2019-12-07 15:43:00Work will be beginning as soon as possible to restore the necessary north south link at Arundel this afternoon.

Weather impacts Chorus network 2019-12-07 15:14:30Chorus has provided an update on the state of its network following a significant weather event in large parts of the South Island. There are faults o

Firearms collection event, Porirua - cancelled due to 2019-12-07 14:35:22This morning's firearms and parts collection event at the Kennell Club in Porirua has been cancelled for the day due to the weather. Because of flood

Body found in West Coast homicide investigation 2019-12-07 03:11:35Police searching for a missing woman on the West Coast have located a body. The body was found in a vehicle in rural Greymouth about 2:30pm today.

Powerball and Strike roll over 2019-12-07 02:36:03Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $9.3 million up for grabs on Wednesday night.

International student enrolments grow in universities and the 2019-12-07 02:00:50International education continues to thrive as the Government focuses on quality over quantity, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. The tuition rev

Appeal for information following Hastings crash 2019-12-07 01:10:20Police are investigating a crash on Maraekakaho Road in Hastings that was reported at 9.36am today.

Enquiries ongoing following serious assault in Brooklyn 2019-12-06 23:50:33Wellington Police continue to make enquiries following a serious assault in Brooklyn. Emergency services located a woman with stab wounds in Central P

Second person dead following serious crash SH5 in 2019-12-06 23:10:19Police can confirm a second person has died following a serious crash yesterday morning on State Highway 5, Te Pohue in Hastings. The crash, involving

Search and rescue operation underway in Canterbury 2019-12-06 22:47:29A personal locator beacon (PLB) and the efforts of search and rescue volunteers have led to the safe recovery of two young men from Korowai/Torlesse T

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