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  • September checklist includes searching garden for fall decor

    At a recent Master Gardener state conference, the keynote speaker’s topic was green spaces and how they impact our health and well-being. The connecti ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz in Progress concert rescheduled

    Jazz in Progress will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in DeKalb’s Hopkins Park.
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • WNIJ announces ‘Flash Fiction,’ a new short story contest

    WNIJ 89.5 FM invites everyone to submit a short story to the Flash Fiction Contest. The contest, hosted by Dan Klefstad, will air interviews with the ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps; no proof they work

    WASHINGTON – The federal government Friday banned more than a dozen chemicals long-used in antibacterial soaps, saying manufacturers failed to show th ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Girls on the Run donates to Hope Haven

    Students in the Southeast Elementary School Girls on the Run program in Sycamore donated the proceeds from their bake sale to Hope Haven.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dorothy’s Diamonds donates to senior center

    Dorothy Lockard, owner of Dorothy's Diamonds in Creston, donates trip proceeds to area nonprofit organizations. Lockard recently donated to the floori ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA recognized at state convention

    Twenty-five members of the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwich FFA Chapter traveled to Springfield for the 88th annual State FFA Convention held June 14 to 16.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local runners take on Savage Race

    Several members of Moose(L)-Up Redemption Club recently participated in the Savage Race in Spring Valley. The 6.5-mile obstacle course race included r ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s offers 'Just As I Am' class

    Kristen Lash, an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, a library specialist at Northern Illinois University, and a candidate for graduatio ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Women’s club awards scholarships

    Grace Anderson, Derek Tijerina, Rosemary Sanders and Kendall Bacon are the 2016 recipients of the Genoa Community Women’s Club college scholarships.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Foundation names Renaissance Scholarship recipient

    Anousone “Gayle” Bouttaphanh of DeKalb is the 2016 award recipient of the Renaissance Scholarship through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL hosts demonstration by Cassidy Alexander

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will present an art demonstration by Cassidy Alexander at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the Club Room at Hy-Vee, 2700 ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ellwood House schedules Wine on the Terrace

    The Ellwood House Association will host Wine on the Terrace from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.Inbo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley Community Band’s first rehearsal Sept. 12

    The first rehearsal for the Indian Valley Community Band’s 2016-17 year will be Monday, Sept. 12, at the Sandwich Middle School band room, 600 S. Well ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • IVT offering three live shows at Sandwich Opera House

    The Indian Valley Theatre is now offering a package of three live shows to be presented in the coming months at the Sandwich Opera House. The shows ar ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
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