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  • Historian to probe ‘family secrets’ at NIU lecture

    Award-winning historian Deborah Cohen, whose latest book offers a sweeping and often surprising account of how shame has changed over the past two cen ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Avalon String Quartet begins fall season Sept. 29

    The Avalon String Quartet will begin its fall season at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, 400 Lucinda Ave. on the campus of Northern I ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IVT dinner theater tickets on sale

    Mark your calendars for Indian Valley Theatre’s fall dinner show, “Ghost of a Chance.” The productio ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community Curators: Locals pick items for NIU Anthropology Museum's anniversary exhibit

    To celebrate 50 years of Northern Illinois University’s Anthropology Museum, community and university members stepped up to curate an anniversary exhi ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • Senior Health Insurance Program with Elder Care Services in DeKalb

    With more and more baby boomers reaching retirement age and what seems to be an increasing number of confusing health care issues, many do not know wh ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • A sweet take on tsimmes

    Although tsimmes – a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal – generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kugel made rich with apples, honey

    Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for yo ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

    My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. Chocola ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 10 Things: 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

    Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kids explore science at NIU’s STEM Saturdays

    Mars may be more than 140 million miles away, but that won’t stop kids from using Lego Robotics to explore the red planet at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wrenn receives music boosters scholarship

    Lucy Wrenn is the winner of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to help Sycamore High Schoo ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Study Abroad Fair set for Sept. 25

    The Northern Illinois University Study Abroad Office will hold its 22nd annual Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Duke Ellington ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Creston School plans open house

    Creston School will hold its annual open house from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 24.Everyone is invited for an ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students

    Six first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College were the recipients of Littmann Stethoscopes from the Community Support Group at 3M. Jon Pruitt ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • IVVC Open House set for Sept. 25

    Indian Valley Vocational Center invites all former, current and future students, parents and community members to its annual Open House from 5:30 to 7 ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
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