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  • Raise a glass: Barb City Brewfest comes to NIU Convo Center

    Craft beers lovers, as well as those who are curious about trying microbrewed beer, won’t want to miss the inaugural Barb City Brewfest on Saturday at ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Uncorked: Cade Cabernet makes the most of mountain fruit

    Tired from moving boxes and furniture all day, the meal needed to be simple and the wine needed to be special.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Banana oat muffins are a quick breakfast or snack; can be made gluten-free

    Like many families, we try to minimize the amount of processed sugar we eat. But, it is lurking everywhere, and we are eating far more processed sugar ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Library collection

    For the month of March, Benjamin Tucker is displaying his car collection in the Youth Service Department at the Sycamore Public Library. Benjamin is a ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fairview Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations as part of its spring cleanup. Officials from the cemetery at 1600 S ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary’s Stars celebrate win

    These seventh-grade St. Mary's School Sycamore basketball players celebrate a win over St Catherine's. They fought to the end to pull out the victory. ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kyler joins Kishwaukee College Foundation

    Christine Kyler has joined the Kishwaukee College Foundation as the development coordinator. She assumed her new position March 1.
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Hinckley-Big Rock schedules kindergarten screening

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will hold kindergarten screening on Friday, April 7. To schedule an appointment, call the school office at 815-286 ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DHS club launches athletic shoe collection drive

    The DeKalb High School Eco-Buds club is conducting a 30-day athletic shoe drive to raise funds for Hope Haven, Safe Passage and the family of Ata Shak ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Not a lumberjack? You still can eat a filling breakfast with this skillet recipe

    I am a morning person (by choice, not nature, but that’s a story for another time) and breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:08 pm
  • Navy League meeting Tuesday in Montgomery

    The Aurora Navy League Council 247 will host its monthly dinner meeting on Tuesday. The meeting will be in the private dining room at the rear of Gran ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • FUMC offers grief support group

    First United Methodist Church of DeKalb is offering a monthly grief support group beginning Wednesday.
    March 20, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Downtown Sycamore merchants host to Spring Fling

    Welcome spring by joining the merchants of downtown Sycamore for the eighth annual Spring Fling. Activities will take place Friday through April 3 at ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:08 am
  • 'Good Roads' movement to be discussed at Sycamore History Museum

    The highways systems in Illinois are only 100 years old and were born as the result of fierce debates and an incessant clamor for “Good Roads.”
    March 20, 2017 - 1:07 am
  • 5 best places for barbecue in DeKalb County

    Here are the 5 best local places to get barbecue in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.Here are the ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Reader Poll

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