• Avalon Quartet to join Illinois Philharmonic for concert

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon Quartet will join the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and its acclaimed Austrian music director David Danzmayr t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream is frothy fun

    If dyeing Easter eggs with vinegar and color tablets is feeling old, reach for a new duo: shaving cream and liquid food coloring.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Egyptian to host ‘Big Night’

    Hungry?The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb will present an exclusive “Big Night Movie & A Dinner ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Review: ‘Heaven Is for Real’ heartfelt but dull

    Continuing the recent trend of faith-based films, including “Noah” and “Son of God,” ‘’Heaven Is for Real” is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy’s ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • Review: ‘Transcendence’ is clunky and lifeless

    HAL has come a long way.First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, John ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Versatile, fresh mini cakes fit for dessert

    Chocolate seems to reign supreme when it comes to Easter. And while it’s hard to deny the appeal of cocoa, this spring holiday also begs for something ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Transforming bread dough into lemony sticky buns

    Maybe it’s the bright color. Maybe it’s the fresh, vibrant taste. Whatever the reason, Easter has become inextricably linked to lemon (and chocolate, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • A healthy take on the Scotch egg

    Frankly, it’s hard to produce a healthy rendering of a Scotch egg. But we decided to give it a go, because these delicious little calorie bombs are ju ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Sweet pairings for grown-up Easter treats

    Easter candy is dandy. But Easter candy paired with booze? Now that’s something to put a spring in your step.
    April 15, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Somonauk students win video contest

    A video created by students in the agriculture program at Somonauk High School was selected as the winner of a nationwide contest held by the National ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Kishwaukee College holds Student Awards Day

    Kishwaukee College honored current students for excellence in the classroom and in the campus community on April 1 at Student Awards Day in Jenkins Au ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Local students awarded ag scholarships

    Kailyn Buchholz of Waterman and Erik Gommel of Malta are recipients of the 2014 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services.
    April 15, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • IVVC names March students of the month

    Indian Valley Vocational Center of Sandwich, recently announced its March list of Students of the Month.
    April 15, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Hiawatha Joint Boosters plan live auction

    The Hiawatha Joint Boosters Group will host a live auction April 26 at Hiawatha High School in Kirkland. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auction fo ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Local Egg Hunts

    The following is a list of local egg hunts. DeKalb Twilight Egg Hunt: Dusk Thursday at Katz Park on ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:12 pm
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