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  • Klondike Derby

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church, competed in the annual Klondike Derby on Feb. 7 at the Sycamore Sportsman's Club. Some of th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Girl Scout summer camp offers adventure for all girls

    Did you know that girls who regularly spend time outdoors more readily seek challenges and are better problem solvers than their peers? According to a ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Winter survial

    Boy Scouts from Waterman Troop 139 recently headed north to Tomahawk Scout Reservation in Birchwood, Wisconsin. Along the way they stopped at a hotel ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Uncorked: Sale lets winemaker get back to the cellar

    Flooded with incoming emails, Adam Lee sat down to offer personal responses.  Lee had just sold his ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Foundation plans mouse race

    The Genoa-Kingston Education Foundation will conduct its fifth annual mouse race at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • NIU club to screen documentary

    The Southeast Asia Club at Northern Illinois University will screen the award-winning 2002 documentary “The Friendship Village” from 4 to 5 p.m. Wedne ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • When Is Care Coordination Needed?

    For most people, aging brings with it a need for additional care.  The need for Care Coordination services, which provide the elderly with a variety o ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • How Care Coordinators Can Help You

    Care Coordinator programs are designed to provide many vital services for elderly and disabled citizens.  Care Coordinators offer these adults and the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Tickling ear could be good for heart...

    A team at the University of Leeds used a standard TENS machine, like those designed to relieve labor pains, to apply electrical pulses to the tragus, ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • People with tinnitus process emotions...

    Tinnitus afflicts 50 million people in the United States, according to the American Tinnitus Association. It causes those with the condition to hear n ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Teen Overcomes Hearing Loss to Become...

    For many males baseball is a calling. For one pitcher at Dallas' W.T. White High School, Cason Sherrod, it was almost a call he couldn't hear.
    March 2, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Impairments confine older adults to homes

    Impaired vision and hearing make it difficult to interact in social situations. However, social relationships and situations are important for older a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Winter entertainment for all ages

    The holidays have passed and winter is going to linger for a bit, but don’t let that stop you from leaving home for some affordable or even free fun.
    March 2, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Chiropractic care valuable for kids, too

    Dr. Zac Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Health believes that one of the biggest health care problems is that Americans view lack of negative or painful ...
    March 2, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Tips for keeping your immune system...

    The body’s immune system is actually multiple parts of the body working together to fend off sickness and disease. What most people don’t realize is t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 1:28 pm
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