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  • Family auto inspires children's story collection

    Growing up on the family farm outside Hinckley, Troy Fohrman heard many stories of the Jordan automobile in the family barn.
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Drum and bugle corps Tour of Champions headed to NIU

    At 7:30 p.m. July 13, Northern Illinois University and Huskie Stadium will once again play host to the Drum Corps Tour of Champions. This show will fe ...
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb gallery exhibits classic war posters and propaganda

    “Art from the Great Wars,” an exhibition of original art and significant posters from World War I and World II from the collection of John Wright, wil ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • DeKalb band gives patriotic salute on July 4

    The DeKalb Municipal Band will present its 2014 Salute to Veterans at 8 p.m. July 4, at the Hopkins Park Dee Palmer Band Shell. This celebration of ou ...
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Prindi’s Antique Mall celebrating fifth anniversary

    Prindi’s Antique Mall in Sandwich is celebrating its fifth anniversary this weekend.There will be sa ...
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teens cut loose in CCT camp production of 'Footloose'

    Kara Strohm likes portraying a wild character like Ariel from “Footloose” because she’s nothing like her.
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Farm hosts bluegrass fest

    The Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery will echo with music on July 27.The annual music festival will ...
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU hosts ‘Movie Night at Huskie Stadium’

    Northern Illinois will host Movie Night at Huskie Stadium on Aug. 1, as Huskie fans will be able to meet NIU head coaches and watch a movie on the Hus ...
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Came Together’ a parody party

    David Wain’s “They Came Together” identifies the tropes of the romantic comedy with uncommon acuity. If only it would stop winking so much.
    June 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Banana pudding upgraded to parfaits

    The Nilla wafers are still here, but the pudding is a classic cornstarch-thickened milk version with no eggs, and flavored with vanilla two ways. If ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kish College featured in Lincoln Presidential Library program

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program will release a new collection of interviews telling the story of an important and ofte ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Whether domestic, imported or homemade, hazelnut spread has been adored for 50 years

    Ever since I heard about Nutella, the chocolate-hazelnut spread that originated in between-World Wars Italy, I've been a fan. In mid-1980s America, it ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • G-K, H-BR FFA members honored

    More than 3,500 Illinois FFA high school students – including members of the Genoa-Kingston and Hinckley-Big Rock FFA chapters – participated in the 2 ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb student receives school’s highest ag award

    Dakota Howe of DeKalb High School was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponso ...
    July 7, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Northern Illinois University spring 2014 dean’s list

    The following local students were named to the dean's list at Northern Illinois University for the spring 2014 semester:
    June 30, 2014 - 4:34 pm
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