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  • Four Seasons Gardening program offers Winter Series

    The winter series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston library schedules winter sale

    The Kingston Sharing Library is hosting a special winter book sale.Audiobooks, movies, cookbooks, an ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • How to choose a fitness app

    MIAMI – There’s no reason to set foot in a gym thanks to hundreds of new fitness apps and online workouts, but choosing one can be overwhelming. We as ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Special Olympic winners

    The Opportunity House/KSRA Heat recently took a gold medal in its division at the Special Olympics Illinois District Basketball Tournament. The tourna ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants plan trip to see Cubs at Miller Field

    Reservations are being taken for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association’s July 24 trip to Milwaukee to see the baseball game between ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Take a look at the artwork on the new ‘Love’ stamp

    Since the U.S. Postal Service unveiled its first “Love” stamp in 1973, the annual design has featured roses, swans, ribbons and, yes, plenty of hearts ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learn about hospital’s teen volunteer opportunities

    A meeting is planned for area high school students and their parents to learn more about Teen Age Group Service (TAGS) at Kishwaukee Hospital, part of ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts learn flag etiquette

    On Jan. 28, Ray Gentilcore and Don Anderson from the American Legion Post 337 in Genoa taught Cub Scouts from Pack 117 the proper way to fold the Amer ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kish College Continuing education schedule online

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education Department has released its Spring 2016 semester Schedule of Courses book in an online-only format. 
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am

    Firefighters helpful in time of needTo the Editor:On Monday night (Feb. 8, 2016) we had the misfortu ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-C can help find child care to meet family’s needs

    Looking for child care? 4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care can do a customized child care search to meet your family’s needs. 
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Happy Birthday’ to Kishwaukeys members

    Members of the Kishwaukeys Barbershop Chorus recently sang at the Federated Church in Sycamore for the 80th birthday of one of its members. Pictured ( ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Squat, lunge, push-ups: 13 apps for fitness at home

    Don’t want to fight traffic, traveling for work, can’t afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly thanks to a host ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Pritchard honored by park districts

    State Rep. Bob Pritchard, R-Hinckley, was one of four individuals named "Legislator of the Year" during the Illinois Association of Park Districts con ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lions hosts Genoa-Kingston Spelling Bee

    The Genoa Lions invited the 12 finalists in the district spelling bee to dinner Jan. 20 at the Masonic Temple in Genoa.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Did you take an international trip in high school?