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  • 'Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate'

    Students at St. Mary's School in Sycamore will present a production of "Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate" the weekend of May 29 at the St. Mary's Parish Ac ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cher tribute artist coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Lisa Irion as Cher will take the stage at the Sandwich Opera House at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6.Irion ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to see ‘Pippin’

    Space remains for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants’ Aug. 2 trip to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace to see “Pippin.”
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb resident wins 2015 composition contest

    Jan Bach of DeKalb won the grand prize in the Humboldt Brass Chamber Music Workshop 2015 Composition Contest. He received $2,000 for his octet “Deriva ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Let’s Dance’ plans live recording session, party

    Open the door to a fun adventure at a live CD recording session and dance party May 31, hosted by producers of DeKalb’s “Let’s Dance.”
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Upcoming TV schedules expose trends

    NEW YORK – Television’s next big hit may have been revealed during last week’s annual schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks.
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

    WASHINGTON – In the age of selfies, social media and streaming videos, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • BC-US--Food-American Table-Alabama White Sauce

    When people think barbecue sauce, they usually think something tomato- or vinegar-based. But today, I want to convince you to consider another breed o ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Grilled appetizers: Red Onions and Shishito Peppers

    Much as I love my grill for the low-and-slow magic it works with a monster hunk of pork butt or a thick and beefy steak, I find it often shines bright ...
    May 19, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • What Can Elder Care Services’ Community Care Program Do For You?

    The Illinois Department on Aging offers a wonderful opportunity for eligible seniors that allows the individual to live independently in their own hom ...
    May 18, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Register now for Brett's Run on June 13

    The ninth annual running of the Brett’s Run Genoa Days 5K Race is set for 8:30 a.m. June 13.Brett Ku ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Memorial Day observances in DeKalb County

    Keynote military speaker Brigadier Gen. Bruce W. Vander Kolk, retired from the Illinois Army Nationa ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Volunteer training set at Sycamore History Museum

    Like telling stories? Love your community? Have a few spare hours a month? Then stop by the Sycamore History Museum’s volunteer training on Saturday.
    May 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Master Gardeners divide plant sale and garden walk

    Just as we divide our plants knowing that the process will encourage them to grow and flourish, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners have ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions pitch in during park district work day

    The Genoa Lions came out in force to clean up and spread new mulch at Lions Corner Park on May 2 during Genoa Park District Work Day.
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Are you willing to pay more in taxes to help balace the state of Illinois' budget?
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