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  • Roasted veggie and grain salad might be the key to healthier eating in '17

    If you’re anything like the rest of us, you might tend to needlessly overcomplicate your life. You plan an elaborate dinner for a Wednesday night. You ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Savory salad will convert Brussels sprouts haters

    I think this is (possibly) the best Brussels sprouts recipe I have ever made. They are roasted and then tossed while still warm with an assertive dres ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Satisfying salad mixes textures to cure winter blahs

    We all spend more time inside the minute sweater becomes jacket-weather. And when the indoor winter-blahs get to me, I turn toward my first line of de ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary’s preschoolers create 'Stockings Filled with Love'

    The St. Mary’s Catholic School Preschool program in Sycamore organized a Christmas kindness project this year called “Stockings Filled with Love.”
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore orchestras attend national clinic

    The Sycamore Community School District 427 orchestras recently attended the International Midwest Clinic held at McCormick Place in Chicago.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The Back Forty: Making high stakes New Year’s resolutions

    Our annual New Year’s Eve poker tournament was in full swing. We had been playing for three hours.“H ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:32 pm
  • Wee Naturalist program continues in 2017 for children

    University of Illinois Extension’s Wee Naturalist program will continue in the new year.Every first ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Registration open for Northern Rehab Physical Therapy classes

    Start the new year off right and consider joining Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists’ Strength and Stability Class.
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Local veterans share stories in video project

    Very often, especially when we see family around the holidays, people often say they should sit down with their relatives and record their stories.
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • 'Bodies in Motion' chair exercise class begins Tuesday in DeKalb

    Barb City Manor is collaborating with Kishwaukee College to offer “Bodies in Motion,” a chair exercise class. This 45-minute class will begin at 2 p.m ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Pope Francis: 2017 will be good if people do good; decries terrorism

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis in his New Year's greetings Sunday declared 2017 will be good to the degree that people do good and reject hatred, as he p ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • Slider achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Matthew Slider, a member of BSA Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore, was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievable ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Lions recycling Christmas lights

    The Genoa Lions Club is collecting used and nonfunctioning Christmas tree light strings. The Lions of Illinois Foundation has a recycling program that ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • YEP Grants Available for Youth Impact

    Youth Engaged in Philanthropy is now accepting applications for the 2017 grant season.YEP Grants exi ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Home decor trends for 2017 are all about ease, comfort

    Décor trends take us on a little emotional journey every season. Some speak to how we’re feeling, some to how we want to feel.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you attended an event at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb?
    Yes, within the past month
    Yes, within the past 6 months
    Yes, within the past year
    Yes, more than a year ago
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