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  • Thousands prepare for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

    Thousands of cyclists will gather for Bike MS: Tour de Farms on June 25 and 26 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
    June 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Midwest Museum hosts Rockin’ for the Reptiles

    Get ready to rock for the Midwest Museum of Natural History’s Rockin’ for the Reptiles.This outdoor ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fun fest and fireworks happening in Hinckley

    Hinckley Fireworks will present the Hometown Family Fun Fest on Saturday at the Hinckley-Big Rock High School, 700 E. Lincoln Highway in Hinckley.
    June 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Greek Fest at St. George is bigger, better after 40 years

    The St. George Greek Orthodox Church in DeKalb will host its 40th Greek Fest this weekend.The event ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • See archaeology in action at Glidden Homestead

    Residents can get up close and personal with archaeology in their own back yard when Glidden Homestead hosts a program on archaeology and the current ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Singer on Mexican 'The Voice' dies in Chicago after shooting

    CHICAGO – A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of “The Voice” in 2011 has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his bi ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Sandwich Middle School donates to FVOAS

    Lisa Saitta (left), parent volunteer, and Andy Heilemeier (right), assistant principal of Sandwich Middle School, recently presented a donation to Pat ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scout event highlights end of the Civil War

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently attended the U.S. Grant Pilgrimage in Galena sponsored by the Boy S ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waterman Lions donate to new park

    Waterman residents will soon have a new park thanks to the efforts of a grassroots organization called The Waterman Enhancement Group.
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 18th Biking with Beanzie ride set for July 17

    The Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club will host its 18th annual Biking with Beanzie bicycle ride on Sunday, July 17. The ride is co-sponsored by KishHealth Syst ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • FVOAS offers chance to win $1,000, help area senior citizens

    Fox Valley Older Adult Services is hosting its annual Draw Down, Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Only 250 tickets are on sale for $30 each ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Up from the ashes: picking the right tree replacement

    Unless your ash tree(s) have been consistently chemically treated during the past several years, it is safe to say all ash trees are now dead or will ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Extension seminar examines food labeling

    For those of us who try to be conscientious food consumers, a simple trip to the grocery store can cause a bit of anxiety. Now, in addition to reading ...
    June 19, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Historic sites get more visitors thanks to ‘Hamilton’ fans

    NEW YORK – Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you migh ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration nears 500 for STEM summer camps

    As summer begins, nearly 500 campers already have reserved spots at NIU’s STEM summer camps. This represents an unprecedented level of interest in the ...
    June 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you agree with the Supreme Court's ruling striking Texas's restrictions on abortions?