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  • Student receives doctor of dental surgery degree

    Stuart Schelkopf graduated salutatorian from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in May.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Middle School lists fourth quarter honor roll

    The following students were named to the honor roll and high honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary offers new preschool programs

    St. Mary Catholic School in DeKalb is now offering preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds.A typical day in ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrate the season with a triple-tomato salad

    At the peak of ripeness, an in-season tomato is one of the things that makes life worth living. Happily, that season is upon us. And this recipe is my ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Sheriff: Comedian Robin Williams hanged himself

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Sheriff's officials say Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself at his San Francisco Bay Area home.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Proper rainfall is important on August gardening checklist

    As I prepare this August checklist in mid-July, it appears that the daily rain events are beginning to subside. While natural rain is generally good f ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Program set on Alzheimer's warning signs

    The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. It is important to be aware of what these signs are so t ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Free weekly workshops reduce fall risk

    Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity beca ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Genoa plans first downtown car show

    Genoa Main Street is planning its first Cruisin’ to Genoa car and motorcycle show from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in Genoa.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • '50 Men Who Cook' set for Saturday

    50 Men Who Cook, the annual fundraiser presented by KishHealth System to benefit the children of DeKalb County, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Final family fun day has a Civil War theme

    The Sycamore History Museum will celebrate its final Family Fun Day of the season from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, at the museum, 1730 N. Main St. ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Learn new recipes for fresh garden produce

    August is harvest time for local gardeners. Even if you do not have your own tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers, corn or other vegetables, you can buy some ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • World War II museum open for Heritage Festival

    The Roberts Armory World War II museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, as a participant in the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle. ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Orchard hosts stargazing event during meteor shower

    Looking for a spectacular summer show? Look no further than the night sky. In mid-August, the annual Perseid meteor shower will radiate from the Perse ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Hearing Help Express talks about how brain dominance decides how you hold your phone

    If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a newly published study ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:41 am
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