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  • Local man to perform play in Chicago Fringe Festival

    A new work of theater based on the early 1900s cross country walks of Illinois poet Vachel Lindsay is being performed by a DeKalb County resident in t ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU theater announces season productions

    Edward Albee, Tom Stoppard, Noel Coward and Anton Chekov are a just a few of the world’s best-known playwrights featured in Northern Illinois Universi ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wine on the Terrace is Sept. 12

    The nonprofit Ellwood House Association will host its annual fall fundraiser, Wine on the Terrace, from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘The Graduate’ coming to Stage Coach

    Stage Coach Players will present “The Graduate,” a classic movie from the late ’60’s brought to the live stage.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penguin Project to stage ‘Fiddler on the Roof Jr.’

    Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project is ready to take the stage with its production of “Fiddler on the Roof Jr.,” Sept. 10 to 13 at Sycamore ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ALPHA kicks off new season of free lectures

    ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity will begin its 45th year of presenting free lectures to the public on Sept. 10.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hometown boy: Brett Eldredge returns to 'Illinois' for Sandwich Fair, new album

    In the case of Brett Eldredge, you can take the boy out of Illinois – and he’ll open for Taylor Swift, win New Artist of the Year at the CMA Awards, h ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • A little care, beer-based marinade can produce stellar pork chops

    Let’s face it, a cookout on Labor Day, that bittersweet farewell to summer, tends to attract the hedonistic hordes. Your challenge as host is to come ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the Sandwich Fair?
    Musical acts
    Tractor pulls/Demolition Derby