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  • 5 ways to make a kitchen more germ-free

    Even the tidiest kitchens might be harboring harmful bacteria, and often where they’re least expected. Paying more attention to a few often-overlooked ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • St. George to celebrate Greek-style Mardi Gras

    Can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Or Patras, Greece? Yes, along with New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro, Patras hosts one of the world’s larges ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Genoa's Faith United Methodist Church to host baked potato supper

    Faith United Methodist Church will host a baked potato dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28. The menu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • DeKalb Township offers scholarship applications

    The DeKalb Township Supervisor’s office is distributing applications for the Township Officials of Illinois annual scholarship.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • 12 District 428 students chosen for state music conference

    The DeKalb School District 428 Music Department sent 12 music students to the 75th annual Illinois Music Education All-State Conference in Peoria. The ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Salem Lutheran Church members challenge others to help food pantry

    SYCAMORE – Members of Salem Lutheran Church are challenging each other to do something out of the ordinary for a good cause, but the challenge doesn’t ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Big-time Country: Parmalee, The Swon Brothers join Brad Paisley in DeKalb

    The best advice Josh McSwain said his band Parmalee ever received was to move to Nashville from Parmele, North Carolina, the kind of town where everyo ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • 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
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