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  • Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Winter Activities with hearing aids

    If you’re new to wearing hearing aids, winter time can bring back a wonderful world of outdoor activities you previously lost along with your hearing.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:12 am
  • Register now for NIU Community School of the Arts spring classes

    Registration is open for children and adults of all ages to participate in music and art programs at the Northern Illinois University Community School ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Brass quintet sets calendar of community programs

    The Kishwaukee Brass Quintet will give performances through December as part of Just Make It Happen's "Tis the Season" community outreach program.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Annuitants association hosts Alaska trip

    Space remains on the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to ride the rails through Alaska’s rugged and majestic scenery.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Montzka performs at Pearl Harbor

    Chicago pianist Karl Montzka, formerly of Sycamore, played keyboard with the Lt. Dan Band this week in Hawaii as part of the 75th anniversary of the b ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • IVT sets auditions for 'Don't Hug Me'

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of “Don’t Hug Me,” from 7 to 9 p.m. today and Friday.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local author publishes and tells regional stories

    Local author and illustrator Kyle White has published a new book titled “Neighbor As Yourself.”White ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

    The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce’s lemonade.The pop star leads the 2017 Grammys with nin ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

    Check out these recipes for your best Christmas cookies yet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • After a heavy meal, snickerdoodles are the perfect bite

    The holiday season is such a beloved time of year. The weather turns cool and the snow begins to fall; we spend dedicated time with our family and fri ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The power of cookies

    In case you haven’t heard me shout it from the rooftops, I have a new book: “Dorie’s Cookies”! It’s the book I always knew I would write, because I’ve ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A new way and improved way to eat peppermint bark – on Spritz cookies

    I always have loved peppermint and chocolate together and peppermint bark is my favorite way to eat it.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Music Boosters plan fundraiser at Jamrah

    The Sycamore Music Boosters invites the community to Jamrah Middle Eastern Cuisine in Sycamore for a no-cook dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 13, fr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite outdoor winter activity?
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    Snowmobiling
    Ice skating
    Ice fishing