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  • Cancer 101

    Those recently diagnosed with cancer, those currently fighting it, as well their loving family and friends can use all the support they can get, and m ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • Museum reopens for the season with viewing of rarely seen artifacts

    A number of exceptional artifacts from the Ellwood Mansion collections – rarely seen by the public – will be on display at seven stations within the h ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Theatre to present 'Romeo and Juliet'

    Starting Thursday, Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance students will perform one of the most timeless and famous pieces of litera ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KSO concert to feature Young Artists Concerto Competition winner

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its Arthur D. Montzka Memorial Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Northern Illinois University’s Boutell ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU artists travel different paths to greatness

    A pair of art majors from Northern Illinois University are featured in the 2017 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indus ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Honors recital to feature CSA talent scholarship winners

    Six talented young musicians will perform in the annual Honors Recital at Northern Illinois University at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expands

    More movies and cheaper options arrived online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Shrimp etouffee a flavorful, vibrant, rustic New Orleans original

    Even if you’re not familiar with the name Paul Prudhomme, it’s likely you’ve enjoyed the benefits of his long and celebrated career. Prudhomme was a L ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Pork chops get Creole treatment with easy homemade spice rub

    With Mardi Gras fast approaching, I thought it might be fun to salute New Orleans’ cuisine by finding a new use for the city’s unique and far-famed Cr ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Northern Rehab taking applications for G-K-K scholarships

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is accepting scholarship applications for the annual Genoa-Kingston High School Health & Sports Scholarshi ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk to offer preschool screenings March 10

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside within Somonauk School District.  
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC Continuing Education offers Bodies In Motion classes

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education department is offering the class “Bodies In Motion” at two locations beginning in March.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Cornerstone takes first at WYSE Academic Challenge

    Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore won first place in their division at the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering regional academic challe ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Keswani, Kijowski advance at St. Mary’s spelling bee

    St. Mary Catholic School in Sycamore held its annual Spelling Bee on Feb. 2. After a challenging series of rounds, seventh-graders Magnus Keswani and ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Creamy, indulgent gratin the best thing to happen to potatoes

    I have a recipe for a potato gratin in my last cookbook, “Dinner Solved!” that I firmly stand by. Here is another I firmly stand by. And I plan to com ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
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