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  • 10 fresh takes on Super Bowl guacamole

    Whether or not you like avocados, you really have to admire the way their marketers have totally owned the Super Bowl.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Looking for a new winter hobby? Learning to knit can be easy

    NEW YORK – When you’re stuck inside during a long, cold winter, working on a knitting project can be fun and rewarding. And although sweaters and lacy ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Okinawan weapons training

    Students from Midwest Shotokan Karate (both Genoa and Prospect Heights dojos) trained with ancient Okinawan weapons at the annual gathering in Waukesh ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Legion Riders on hiatus from riding

    The Sandwich American Legion Riders Post 181 is on hiatus from riding during the winter months. So what does this organization do during the winter mo ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Community service award

    DeKalb County’s Ney Grange recently presented Dana Herra (left) an outstanding community service award for her years of covering the county for both t ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sycamore's award-winning exhibit to close soon

    All good things must come to an end, and this is the case with the Sycamore History Museum’s current exhibit. “General Dutton’s America” will be on di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Grant for vision screening equipment

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation recently presented Greater Elgin Family Care Center with a $5,000 grant, allocated for the purchase of a vision ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Local HEA helps light classrooms in Tanzania

    When the DeKalb County Homemaker’s Education Association learned that the students at the Nyegina Secondary School in Tanzania had to take turns study ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Uncorked: Old vines add character to Yangarra Grenache

    Very few things cold grow in the sandy dune at Yangarra Estate Vineyard.But with deep sandy soils an ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • U of I Extension to host first detector training

    Early detection and response is key to managing invasive pests. The Illinois First Detector Workshops, now in their third year, are aimed at improving ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Musical family show set at Sycamore library

    Family entertainer Chris Fascione will bring children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances at the Sycamore Public Libr ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Police officer to speak at Barb City Manor

    The FRIENDS of Barb City Manor Volunteer Auxiliary invite the community to attend their meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 3 to hear officer Chad McNett of DeKalb ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Borden murders program set at DeKalb library

    On Feb. 2, the DeKalb Public Library will host a 90-minute program, complete with a slideshow of images and documented information, on Lizzie Borden a ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Civil War fashions discussed in Sycamore

    Woman’s fashions are always changing. Come and check out the latest fashion trends from 150 years ago during the Sycamore History Museum’s February Br ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Goodwill offers free tax preparation

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is operating its free income tax preparation and filing sites for the sixth year in a row. The GoodTAXES prog ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:12 am
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