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  • Trinity Lutheran offers breakfast

    Trinity Lutheran Church will host its monthly all-you-can-eat Country Style Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Chili supper features gourmet grilled cheese

    Faith United Methodist Church in Genoa will host a chili supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23. The me ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DEAN’S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Revenant' leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

    NEW YORK – The brutal frontier saga "The Revenant" landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy, while the acting categories were again ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Alan Rickman, star of stage and 'Harry Potter' dies at 69

    LONDON – British actor Alan Rickman, a classically-trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga and other films, has died. ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 7:56 am
  • Stage Coach Players presents production of ‘Cradle and All’

    Stage Coach Players likes to think outside the box.Its next production, “Cradle and All,” is the ann ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 10 defining moments in the career of David Bowie

    LONDON – It took years of hard work for David Jones to become David Bowie. The aspiring artist was a teen popster, a hippy-ish folkie and a purveyor o ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Musician Hana Kim to bring message on human trafficking to NIU

    Pop, soul and rock musician Hana Kim will visit Northern Illinois University’s Duke Ellington Ballroom at 5 p.m. Jan. 26, to inspire and encourage as ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Strumming up support: Guitarist Damon Johnson to play Concert for the Cogs

    Damon Johnson has spent more than two decades playing music with classic rock bands such as Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders and Brother Ca ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Find comfort in smoky heat of slow-cooker chicken chili

    One of the greatest secret weapon ingredients I know is chipotles in adobo sauce. These are smoked jalapeño peppers that have been stewed in a sauce o ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Drugs that can cause hearing loss

    There are more than 200 medicines on the market, both prescription and over-the-counter, that can cause hearing loss, according to the American Speech ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Enjoy a day in the woods at Winterfest

    University of Illinois Extension staff and volunteers will offer a variety of educational and recreational activities for the whole family at Winterfe ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Guitarist Damon Johnson to play Concert for the Cogs

    Concert for the Cogs featuring guitarist Damon Johnson will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • TransVAC to offer special bus service to KC

    To assist local residents with transportation to Kishwaukee College to register for the upcoming spring semester, TransVAC will run special bus servic ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for strength and balance classes

    Start the new year off right and consider joining Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists’ Strength and Stability Class.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
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