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  • Gun Show: NIU Art Museum highlights guns in new exhibit

    It was the violence in Chicago that spurred Jessica Fenlon to do a video art piece about guns.“You r ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Harvest lunches set for Wednesdays in October

    The Suydam United Methodist Church will serve its Harvest Lunches each Wednesday beginning on Oct. 7 through Oct. 28 at the church located on the corn ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Can hearing loss be reversed?

    Millions of Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss. Some are permanent and untreatable. ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Natural treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome

    Millions of Americans suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that occurs when the median nerve running from the forearm into the hands is pin ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • From bread to beer to your dinner: Get to know rye berries

    Rye is tolerant of cold and damp, making it the perfect grain for Northern Europe and Russia, where it features prominently in bread and beer.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Millet: You see it in birdseed, but you want it on the table

    You’ll find millet in your birdseed mix, but don’t let that stop you from putting it on the dinner table.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Not really a grain, but who cares? Getting to know quinoa

    Quinoa, the gluten-free ingredient that pretty much started the latest whole grain trend, actually is a seed grown in the Andes Mountains. But most pe ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Pope Francis: Bishops who covered up for abuse guilty of wrongdoing

    ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis has defended his words of consolation to U.S. bishops over the priest sex abuse scandal but says — for the first ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Seniors invited to learn about advance care planning

    KishHealth System is partnering with DeKalb County Triad to offer information to area seniors about Advance Care Planning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrate fall with art and music at the Ellwood House

    Celebrate the beginning of fall with "Seasons," the Ellwood House Museum’s new family art and music series.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Walk With the Angels supports cancer program

    The Sycamore Angels Rebekah Lodge 106 will host its sixth annual 5K Walk With the Angels on Saturday.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Life Line screening can detect stroke risk factors

    Area residents can be screened to learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other serious conditions. The Church o ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Police Department to host document shredding event

    The Northern Illinois University Police Department will host a free Community Shred event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the N ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU hosts graduate, professional school fair

    Northern Illinois University will host its seventh annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Duke Ellington B ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Artisan Market at Kishwaukee Hospital Oct. 9

    The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Artisan Market Oct. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Kishwaukee Hospital Roberts Conference Ce ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
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