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  • KC Art Gallery opens season with ‘Drone R’ US’

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery will open the new season with a provocative dual exhibition titled “Drone R’ US,” featuring the works of artists Do ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fall dinner theater cast and dates announced

    Mark your calendars for Indian Valley Theatre’s fall dinner show, “Ghost of a Chance.”The comedy fea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to see ‘Camelot’

    Reservations are being accepted for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to Drury Lane is to see the matinee show of “Camelot” ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ride Like An Egyptian benefits historic DeKalb theater

    The Egyptian Theatre’s seventh annual Ride Like An Egyptian bicycle recreational ride will be held Sept. 13. Begun in 2008, this annual benefit ride a ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in ‘November Man’

    LOS ANGELES – Onetime 007 Pierce Brosnan embraces a darker take on spycraft in Roger Donaldson’s “The November Man,” playing a former CIA agent whose ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Slew of bands ready to rock Corn Fest

    Corn Fest’s soundstage will provide blasts from the past as many cover bands take center stage this weekend. The following is a rundown of all perform ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Kish College names candidates for graduation

    Kishwaukee College has named the Spring 2014 candidates for graduation. The candidates were eligible to participate in Commencement Ceremonies which w ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

    Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly – Tell the truth! – we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Summer fruit, grilled to a crisp

    When we think “hot off the grill,” we usually think about something meaty. But this time of year I also like to grill desserts.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College alumna named NIU Honors Fellow

    Kishwaukee College alumna Jennifer Jane (formerly Grafton) has been selected as one of 12 students to serve as a University Honors Fellow for the upco ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • It’s worth it to chop your own burgers

    I’m not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I’m not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I’m not really even going to tel ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kish YMCA offers after-school program

    To help motivate and inspire children to discover their potential, the Kishwaukee Family YMCA is offering an after-school program to school-aged child ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland District offers preschool screening

    Kaneland School District Special Services will conduct a preschool screening on Sept. 19 at Blackberry Creek Elementary School in Elburn for students ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston student accepts scholar membership

    Morgan Renee Bollech of Kingston has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System offers free cancer screenings

    KishHealth System is offering free breast exams, mammograms, and Pap tests at KishHealth System’s Women Matter event on Sept. 9 for women ages 40 to 6 ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:24 am
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