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  • A message of hope for those suffering from tinnitus, from Hearing Help Express in DeKalb, IL

    Henry Ford Health System and Michigan Ear Institute launched a clinical trial of a new drug treatment for tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or e ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right comb ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known c ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Always cool, and now creamy

    The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a glut of s ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am

    Following is a list of local college students who graduated this spring.AIB College of BusinessRobin ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade takes a new route

    The fifth Kishwaukee Fest will feature a variety of events around DeKalb County.The biggest change f ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Car show weekend turns back the clock

    The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend, Friday through Sunday. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to dow ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Somonauk Summerfest is a two-day family-friendly fest

    The annual summer celebration takes place in Community Park on South Gage Street.Three bands will pr ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Fourth Street Family Fun Fest is Tuesday

    For the second year, the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will host the Fourth Street Family Fun Fest from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    July 21, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Golf outing features dinner, raffles

    Registration is open for the annual DeKalb Barb Booster Golf Outing.The event will take place Saturd ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Volunteer at Pay-It-Forward House

    Pay-It-Forward House will hold a volunteer orientation session from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.Pay-It-For ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Getting the most out of Social Security

    An educational workshop titled “Savvy Social Security Planning for Couples” has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Somonauk Public Library.
    July 21, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • FVOAS plans trip to Cubs-Cardinals game

    Is there anything more symbolic of summer than a great afternoon at a ballpark, listening to the crack of bat and the cheers from the crowd while you ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • Beauty of Barns discussed at Glidden Homestead

    Building on the “Year of the Barn” theme, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will host a video presentation, “The Beauty of Barns,” ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Seed-saving workshop set

    University of Illinois DeKalb County Extension presents a workshop on seed saving and exchange from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Extension office, 13 ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
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