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  • League honors young artists

    At its December meeting, the Kishwaukee Valley Art League presented its annual Art of Giving awards to six talented young artists studying at DeKalb H ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Convo Center to welcome Springfield, Casting Crowns

    Top 40 legend Rick Springfield and contemporary Christian artists Casting Crowns both are coming to the NIU Convocation Center in 2015.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Megastars of Country to play Opera House

    The Megastars of Country Show, featuring Larry Turner and Doug Brewin, is an exciting, fun-filled, live concert experience featuring tributes to count ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Annie’ is a hard knock, no fun adaptation

    It’s impossible to talk about “Annie” without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston’s 1982 film.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Museum’ bids farewell to Robin Williams

    Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt in the latest “Night at the Museum.” The movie, subtit ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Coffee table books are oft-elusive yet gifty treats

    As self-purchases, coffee table books may seem like pricey indulgences, but as gifts, they’re an easy way to please a connoisseur, hobbyist or wannabe ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Weight loss reduces health risks

    Obesity is a very real health problem in America. About two-thirds of Americans are overweight; 31 percent are considered obese, defined as having a b ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Eggnog: Once-a-year things must be the best

    Eggnog is a funny thing. We crave it for one month a year, then never think about it again.And when ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Uncorked: Winemaker at Gary Farrell focuses on texture

    Theresa Heredia was anxious to get everything just right.As she approached her first vintage as wine ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Infant sleep machines could damage babies' hearing

    Some parents use "infant sleep machines" to mask environmental noises in busy households and help their babies sleep. But a new study finds these mach ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Medicare: Patients’ Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

    In November 1997, President Clinton’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry issued the Patients’ Bill of ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Last chance to donate to Franklin Mall project

    Financial support and food are still needed for the Franklin Mall Christmas Project in Sandwich. The sharing effort was started by the late Frankie an ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Genoa State of the City is Thursday

    The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual State of the City Address on Thursday.Speake ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Voluntary Action Center sets holiday schedule

    Volunteer Action Center will close Dec. 25 and 26 for the Christmas holiday.Meals on Wheels will be ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Waterman and Shabbona schools set performances

    Waterman and Shabbona elementary school students will perform their winter music program, titled “Let’s Get Ready for Christmas Vacation!,” this week ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:47 am
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