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  • Why should I have my hearing checked?

    Hearing is a precious gift that is often ignored. We take advantage of the many ways our hearing helps us communicate, get through our day and stay ou ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 8:22 am
  • Meet Keith Taylor, licensed hearing instrument specialist

    When Keith Taylor was a kid, he thought there was something wrong with his grandfather. “When we ha ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Photos: Ellington's opens up at NIU

    Ellington's opens to customers inside the Holmes Student Center on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in DeKalb. The restaurant held a two-day event, which will c ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 7:45 am
  • STEM Café seeks common ground in climate debate

    At the next STEM Café, “The Rhetoric of Climate Change,” Northern Illinois University Professor Emeritus of English Philip Eubanks will explore why pe ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • A Matter of Balance class to take place at Barb City Manor

    Barb City Manor, 680 Haish Boulevard, will host the staff from Voluntary Action Center for a free and informative class, A Matter of Balance. This pra ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Creative Therapeutics hosts free shoulder discussion

    Creative Therapeutics invites the public to Connections: The Shoulder – a free, informal evening talk devoted to shoulder issues from 6 to 7:30 p.m. M ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Retired teachers group to meet in DeKalb

    DeKalb County Retired Teachers will meet at 11 a.m. March 8 at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive in DeKalb.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Family Service Agency hosts Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    Family Service Agency of DeKalb County invites the community to support Bowl for Kids’ Sake, the Big Brothers Big Sisters program’s largest annual fun ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Spay Illinois offering a spay/neuter transport day

    Spay Illinois will host a low-cost spay/neuter transport day for dogs and cats, March 8. The pickup and drop-off location will be Tails Humane Society ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Hops production program planned in Sycamore

    University of Illinois Extension is offering a new hops program this winter.“In Illinois, we’re seei ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oak Crest honors expansion committee

    During a recent program attended by residents, families, staff and guests, Oak Crest Board President Brian Scholle acknowledged the efforts of the Exp ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS receives donation from ministerial association

    During this past holiday season of giving, a donation was received by Fox Valley Older Adult Services from the Rev. Bob Dell of the Sandwich Somonauk ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Spring break ideas: From beaches to Europe to new museums

    Spring break is right around the corner. For some travelers, that means seeking out beaches and sunshine. Others may be tempted by Europe, which has b ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KRSA planning 'Spring Forward for Accessibility' fundraiser

    The Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association will host its “Spring Forward for Accessibility" fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. March 10 at the Hopkins Pa ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Midwest Museum debuts new logo

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore has launched a new logo, website and brand.Under t ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think DeKalb has a crime problem?