Overcast
30°FOvercastFull Forecast

Features

  • Eclectic night of live music set at the House

    An evening with four distinctive bands will entertain local and regional music enthusiasts next month at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    March 26, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Opera House will transform into the Emerald City

    Tickets are on sale for Indian Valley Theatre's musical production of "The Wizard of Oz."Like so man ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • NIU theater premieres original dark comedy

    The Third Onion, a student-initiated and produced performance program of Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance, will premiere an ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • ​KVAL members present ‘Two For The Show’

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League members will present “Two For The Show” at the group’s meeting on April 2.
    March 26, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • NIU Opera presents ‘Bastien und Bastienne’

    Northern Illinois University Opera Theatre in collaboration with the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present the one-act romantic comic opera “Ba ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Jo Dee Messina headed to the Egyptian

    Country music star Jo Dee Messina will perform May 23 at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb with special guest Destination Unknown.
    March 26, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • One Direction says Zayn Malik has left the group

    LONDON – And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction “to be a normal 22-year-old.”
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • ‘Stand by Me’ among 25 records being preserved at Library of Congress

    WASHINGTON – One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King’s “Stand by Me,” has been selected for preservation at the Library of Co ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Paul McCartney, Metallica to headline Chicago's Lollapalooza 2015

    CHICAGO – Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
    March 25, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Dressing up spring asparagus with an easy brown butter sauce

    Remember the days when you knew spring was coming by the arrival of asparagus at the grocer? These days, fresh asparagus is available almost all year. ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How to improve your business SEO and reach customers with sponsored content

    Sponsored Content is a form of marketing that offers a business the opportunity to reach a targeted audience in a new way. While sponsored content can ...
    March 26, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Uncorked: Anaba proprietor fulfills lifelong dream

    The time was finally right for John Sweazy to fulfill his life-long dream. After the Anaba proprieto ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Hearing aids give a great return on the investment

    Research shows that the rewards can be substantial. In fact, identifying and addressing hearing loss has been shown to positively influence virtually ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • NIU Law students take the Polar Plunge

    Two Northern Illinois University law students, board members from the Northern Illinois University Federalist Society, participated in a polar plunge ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Sycamore library collection

    Hailey, 5, of Sycamore, is displaying her Squinkies collection in the display case at Sycamore Public Library throughout the month of March. 
    March 24, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should public universities in Illinois be allowed to pay commencement speakers with public funds?
    Yes
    No
    It doesn't matter to me