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  • For healthy back-to-school cooking, try a foil pack in the oven

    Social media tells me in part of the country, kids already are back to school. And so we are teetering between the lazy days of summer and the impendi ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU offers GRE and LSAT prep classes

    Recent graduates and prospective students interested in earning a postgraduate degree have an opportunity to improve scores on graduate school entranc ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Salsa can mix up dinner for family night

    I probably serve salsa twice a week, particularly in warmer weather. I make mango salsa for chicken and roasted salmon, avocado salsa for all kinds of ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Garage sale helps Tanzania Development Support

    Tanzania Development Support will hold its first fundraising garage sale of the year from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Aug. 2 ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Granola bars sure to be a hit with kids

    Once upon a time, my Indian grandma was left in charge of packing school lunches for my sisters and me. We were sent off to school with some potato cu ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Insurer Aetna slashes ACA exchange participation to 4 states

    Aetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deple ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Sycamore to host Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

    SYCAMORE – There will be more ribs, more beer, more space and more music at this year’s Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews Fest.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • ABATE will mark 25th anniversary in 2017

    If you are or have been an Open Roads ABATE Member, we want you. A 25th anniversary party for the Open Roads ABATE Chapter will take place on Saturday ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gurler House next topic of Ellwood Lecture Series

    On Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m., the Ellwood House Museum will be joined by the Gurler Heritage Association to give a talk about the historic Gurler ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Public invited to DeKalb County Business Incubator opening

    Thr community is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the DeKalb County Business Incubator at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Andrea Doria program offered at Somonauk Library

    Historian Jim Gibbons will present the story of “The Sinking of the SS Andrea Doria,” and how it collided in a thick fog with the MS Stockholm in 1956 ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Car wash helps Feed My Starving Children

    The Suter Company, 1015 W. Bethany Road in Sycamore, will host a car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to support Feed My Starving Children.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Blacksmith club show highlights projects, skills

    The Joseph Glidden Homestead Blacksmith Club will display of the work of four of its members, Dave Armburst, Jeff Byerhof, Martin O’Connor and Andrew ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Ride Like An Egyptian to help theater

    The Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb will host its ninth annual “Ride Like An Egyptian” recreational bike ride on Saturday.
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Brendan Dassey, nephew in 'Making a Murderer' has conviction thrown out

    MADISON, Wis. – A judge overturned the conviction of a Wisconsin man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 8:30 am
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