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  • New technology helps hearing impaired enjoy TV again

    If you find that you frequently turn up the volume on your television set, or notice that others are always turning it down to the point that you can’ ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Roosevelt show supports Kiwanis project

    Local Kiwanis Clubs will help bring President Teddy Roosevelt to life at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Sycamore High School auditorium.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Pope Francis: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortio ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • How Hearing Aids Communicate with a Smartphone

    Hearing impairment no longer keeps people from utilizing their cell phones.   In fact, the Federal ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES – It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Boat race rescheduled for Sept. 19

    The Kingston Cardboard Boat Race, planned as part of Kingston Fest on July 18, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, at Kingston Township Park. ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Souvenir silver spoons to be discussed at museum

    DeKalb County residents were part of a national phenomenon from 1891 to the beginning of World War I: the commissioning and collecting of sterling sil ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Public star party scheduled for Sept. 12

    The Northwest Suburban Astronomers, in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District, will host a public star party Sept. 12 at Afton Fo ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Hospice volunteer training begins Sept. 15

    KishHealth System Hospice will offer its next volunteer orientation and training class starting in September at the KishHealth System Hospice office, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Retired teachers group schedules meeting

    The DeKalb County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the DeKalb Community Foundation Train Depot Freight Room, 475 DeKalb Av ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • New season of STEM Saturdays starts Sept. 12

    This fall, the inventors and innovators of tomorrow will be heading to Northern Illinois University for a new season of STEM Saturdays, classes that g ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Learn about America’s Best Community

    Speakers Matt Duffy and Brett Brown from DeKalb’s America’s Best Communities Committee will give a presentation at the FRIENDS of Barb City Manor meet ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Youth Engaged in Philanthropy meeting set

    Youth Engaged in Philanthropy is seeking new members from high school students in DeKalb County. Interested youth are invited to the second YEP Meet a ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The latest twist in textiles? A spinning resurgence

    Like knitting and crocheting, spinning – the process of twisting fibers together to make yarn – is enjoying a comeback.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts trek to Boundary Waters

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church, sent six boys and six adults on a Boundary Waters high adventure trip in July.
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
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