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  • 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
  • Program will focus on putting the landscape to bed

    What you do in your landscape this fall can greatly affect your perennials and shrubs next year.In a ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Midwest Museum receives furniture donation

    KishHealth System recently donated office furniture to the Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouts build water balloon catapult

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church of Sycamore, recently enjoyed its fifth annual Pioneering Campout at MacQueen Forest Preserve ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hallgren Park open house planned

    University of Illinois Extension, along with the DeKalb Park District, will have a community Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 3 at Hallgren Par ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
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