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  • Ellen Oaks Christmas Craft Show opens Wednesday

    The 46th annual Ellen Oaks Christmas Craft Show will be held this week at the Masonic Temple at Route 23 and Watson Drive in Genoa.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Holidays are happening in downtown Sycamore

    Bring your sweet tooth to Discover Sycamore’s Winter Chocolate Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Enjoy Sycamore shops while indulging in a vast array of ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Youth and family cooking competition is Saturday

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb County will present the Cooking For Kids’ Sake fundraiser on Saturday at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center i ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Christmas comes to Kirkland on Saturday

    The Greater Area Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas in Kirkland from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Alpine Bank.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Celebrate the Season’ will be Friday in Genoa

    The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce will hold “Celebrate the Season” from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in downtown Genoa.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Country music show collects toys for children

    For the 46th year, Gary Mullis of DeKalb will host the Country Music Show Toy Drive for Toys for Tots.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ellwood House plans holiday open house

    Kick off the holiday season with a tour of the elegantly decorated Ellwood House in DeKalb. View the historic home of barbed wire baron Isaac Ellwood ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Many months of merry: the wide range of subscription gifts

    Suffering from a pre-holiday “what to give” headache? The prescription may be a subscription. Subsc ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CourtWatch hears from Safe Passage educator

    At a DeKalb County CourtWatch Observers education meeting, Sarah Slavenas, Safe Passage educator, spoke to the group about teen relationships and what ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Train to become a Master Gardener

    Do you have a love for spending hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? If gardening is y ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation donates $2,000 to Equine Dreams

    Equine Dreams recently received a $2,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Funds will go toward installing heated automatic horse wat ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Avancer staff get fire safety training

    The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department recently held fire extinguisher training for Avancer Homes, which serves adults with developmental disabilities in ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions presentation

    At the Sycamore Lions Nov. 11 meeting, David Kuhn presented an inspirational message. Kuhn was involved in a highway accident with a drunk driver at a ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Spanish Grenache perfect for holiday travels

    The challenge of finding a wine to get excited about while traveling is daunting. Stroll through an ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Press hosting winter book sale

    Northern Illinois University Press has something for everyone. Its winter book sale features dozens of titles at drastically reduced prices, most betw ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite traditional Christmas story
    The Nutcracker
    Miracle on 34th Street
    A Christmas Carol
    White Christmas