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  • IVT schedules auditions for ‘Ghost of a Chance’

    Indian Valley Theatre and director Chris Johnson will hold auditions this weekend for the upcoming fall dinner theater production, “Ghost of a Chance, ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Drum and Bugle Corps show features world’s top 12

    Michael Embrey considers this year’s drum and bugle corps show to be anything but the image of a marching band walking down a street.
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Research links dementia to hearing loss

    As research showing a link between hearing loss and cognitive function mounts, the Better Hearing Institute is urging people to pay close attention to ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore student studying art in Paris

    Nine Augustana students, including Henry Weberpal of Sycamore, spent June in Paris for a five-week program pairing a course in music, from medieval to ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local students named to honor society

    The following local students were inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Northern Illinois University:
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bulk up classic BLT

    In terms of flavor and texture, it’s hard to beat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, reportedly one of the most popular sandwiches in America. Trou ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

    It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Malta student awarded technical ed honor

    Kelly Leifheit of Malta, a student at Kishwaukee Educational Consortium, was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in pin design, at the SkillsUSA Nationa ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteers recognized for community service

    Resource Bank presented 10 local students with the Centennial Service Award. Each of the top 10 students, chosen from among 83 applicants, will receiv ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Young artist will attend Interlochen Arts Camp

    Kjelden Breidenbach, 14, of Sycamore, has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring ar ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KC radiology conducts pinning ceremony

    Kishwaukee College radiologic technology graduates participated in a traditional pinning ceremony on June 21 in Jenkins Auditorium in the Kishwaukee C ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Students earn honors at Rockford University

    Shawn Mangers of Shabbona and Stephanie Tassone of Sandwich were named Distinguished Scholars for the spring semester at Rockford University, earning ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SPRING GRADUATES

    Following is a list of local college students who graduated this spring. Clarke University Natalie J ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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