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  • Uncorked: Three affordable wines for tax day

    Tax day has almost arrived.This week three wines from different parts of the world represent great v ...
    April 12, 2016 - 6:05 pm
  • DeKalb Police to host pancake breakfast April 24

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Benevolent and Protective Association is hosting a charity breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon April 24 at the Knights of Columbu ...
    April 20, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Kirkland Historical Society to discuss Fairdale

    The next Kirkland Historical Society meeting will be take place at 7 p.m. April 20 at Olson's Chapel, 309 S. Fifth St. in Kirkland.
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Quilts to be discussed at Brown Bag Lunch hosted by Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum

    Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum, 622 Park Ave. in Genoa, will host a Brown Bag Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Carolyn McQuillan of ...
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘The Taste’ chefs to serve dishes for Glidden Homestead benefit

    Plan now to sample the delicious offerings at the eighth annual fundraiser for the Glidden Homestead, “The Taste,” on April 23.
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Chemistry Club to host demonstration night

    The Northern Illinois University Chemistry Club invites the public to its chemistry demo night at 8 p.m., Friday, April 15, in Northern Illinois Unive ...
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society seeks garage sale donations

    The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society will host a garage sale on April 21, 22 and 23 to benefit the museum.
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • STEM Café plugs into smart grids, hybrid cars

    What if our cars could help save the environment? At the next STEM Café, “Renewable Nation: How Hybrid Cars and Smart Grids Will Change America,” Nort ...
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Creative Therapeutics schedules free knee event

    Do your knees hurt going up and down stairs? Are the popping sounds they make normal? What can you do after knee surgery to regain mobility? People of ...
    April 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trio of webinars offered on bees and pollinators

    Beekeeping remains a popular pursuit for both farmers and hobbyists, but there are a few things people need to know in order to get a good start.
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Exchange student talks Scouting in Denmark

    Christian Deding, an exchange student from Aarhus, Denmark, recently gave a presentation to several Boy Scout troops and their leaders about his exper ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • New book celebrates with stories of fans’ love affairs with Cubs

    We all have our memories of the Cubs. Because that’s what the Cubs are all about. We take the good times and cling to them with a God-almighty grip. T ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Barb Food Mart benefits from Eagle project

    Brandon Radtke built this moveable bookshelf as his Eagle Scout project for the Barb Food Mart, a school-based food pantry for families in DeKalb Scho ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Four Seasons Gardening program offers spring series

    The spring series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Faces of Sycamore’ set to open April 16

    “Faces of Sycamore: Our Community, Our Story” is the new exhibit opening April 16 at the Sycamore History Museum.
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What are your thoughts on Canada geese?
    Wish they'd stay out of the road
    Like having wildlife around
    They make a mess
    The goslings are so cute
    They're disturbingly aggressive