Stories about Sandwich
Yorkville resident Blake Salek pitched a complete game gem in the final, and the Reds Baseball Academy 17U team – which draws on players from Plano, Sandwich, Yorkville and Ottawa – won the Primetime National Championship on July 25.
Popular events are returning to the fair this year, including harness racing, the lumberjack shows, truck and tractor pulls, 4-H competitions and a carnival.
DeKalb County communities now are eligible for more than $6 million in COVID-19 relief funds if they apply for the funding through the state before the end of September, according to Illinois state officials.
More than half of Sycamore’s population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while the more populous city of DeKalb’s inoculation rate is about 40%, according to the latest available state data. New data obtained by the Daily Chronicle paints a more detailed picture of who’s vaccinated where, and how local leaders are using that data in ongoing pandemic responses.
The district confirmed that it does not have a masking mandate or policy “requiring students and staff to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status and/or decision to wear or not wear a mask while in-person at school/work.”