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  • Beer-tasting festival headed to DeKalb

    Cheers to America on Tap.The premium beer festival – which tours the country promoting specialty and ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • ‘Insurgent’ could use more divergence

    Given that conformity is the scourge of the “Divergent” series and much of its young-adult ilk, it’s a shame the films, including the new “Insurgent,” ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Dress up a basic bowl of oatmeal with 10 ideas

    Oatmeal is the vanilla ice cream of the breakfast world. Some of us like it plain and straight up, appreciating its clean, oaty flavor, its firm yet g ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Rogin: Sen. Cotton has no regrets on letter to Iran

    Freshman Sen. Tom Cotton said at a Bloomberg News breakfast Tuesday that he is pleased Iranian negotiators are complaining about the letter he and 46 ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Proper hydration crucial to body’s function

    If food is the body’s fuel, water is the oil that keeps the body moving smoothly. Dr. Zac ...
    March 17, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Poised for success: Treating hearing loss pays dividends on the job

    The willingness to take action is the single most important ingredient for success. This is true in any career, in any business venture, and at any ti ...
    March 17, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Quilts and the Underground Railroad

    Secret codes, messages and clues were all part of the Underground Railroad’s success. However, you might be surprised to learn how much of the informa ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Sycamore Lions awards and presentation

    At the Feb. 25 Sycamore Lions Club meeting, President Pete Springmire presented awards to Ed Kuhn and Brian Bickner. He also introduced Roger Kyler of ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Master Gardners earn 2014 awards

    University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners celebrated 2014 with the Annual Awards dinner on Jan. 29.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Community can support Berger Family 4-H Memorial Fund

    Those who knew Ruth and Donald Berger of Somonauk knew they valued 4-H, through both the good and tragic times in their lives. In a lasting family tri ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Scouts visit Eagle Cave

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, recently went camping at Eagle Cave near Blue River, Wisconsin. Eagle Cave i ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Opportunity House Employee Spotlight

    Employees of Opportunity House’s Work Services Program work on an order for Sonoco/Alloyd of DeKalb. The program provides quality services to their cu ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • NIU College of Education hosts alumni panel on March 26

    The public is welcome to join the Northern Illinois University College of Education for a spring tradition: The Community Learning Series. This semest ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • NIU group heads to New York City

    Space is still available for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to New York City that will take place April 30 to May 5.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • NIU Alumni Association offers trip to DC

    Northern Illinois University invites the public to explore national treasures, Amish country, historic battlefields and famous architecture on a trip ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Reader Poll

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