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  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • IVT’s ‘We the People’ tickets now on sale

    Tickets for Indian Valley Theatre’s patriotic production of “We the People” are now available for purchase.
    July 3, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • ‘Go, See, Do’ at Let’s Dance Big Band Weekend

    American Profile, a national magazine, listed the ninth annual Let's Dance Big Band Weekend as an Illinois "Go, See, Do" event in Saturday's edition. ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • NIU group to attend Hamlet event July 29

    No one knows the exact date of William Shakespeare's birth, but devotees have adopted April 23 as the day to celebrate — and this year, the man from S ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Shabbona Lake State Park run set for July 4

    The second annual Pokanoka’s Trail Run/Walk for Safe Passage will kick off at 8 a.m. Friday at Shabbona Lake State Park. The event will go on rain or ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Drug treatment of hearing loss at infancy stage

    A group of small drug firms aim to help those suffering from hearing disorders. Efforts are diverse: ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • These salads steal the spotlight on July Fourth

    The Fourth of July is one of those holidays when it is hard to resist playing up the theme in the food. It's why we make sure plenty of red, white and ...
    July 1, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Walking tours include downtown Sycamore

    The Sycamore History Museum, as part of the ongoing Historical Walking Tours of Sycamore’s Historic District, will present three walking tours during ...
    June 30, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Extension program on backyard chickens

    It doesn’t get much better than frying up a couple of farm-fresh eggs that you just collected yourself. Maybe that is why so many people, whether they ...
    June 30, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Sycamore businesses combine for food drive

    The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore are hosting the third annual Out of School Food Drive July 8 to 12 to help build a better community by fighting hun ...
    June 30, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Early registration ends Friday for Kingston 5K

    Register now for the inaugural Kingston Fest 5K, stepping off at 8 a.m. July 19, at Kingston Township Park.
    June 30, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Lecture offered on Civil War casualties and prisons

    The Fourth of July is when we celebrate our country’s independence. In the 1860s, however, it did not look like the whole country would celebrate inde ...
    June 30, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Somonauk Public Library hosts folk musician

    Barry Cloyd, touring singer/songwriter and historian, will be at the Somonauk Public Library sharing his insight on the rough and tumble story of Amer ...
    June 30, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Kinzinger staffers to hold traveling office hours

    The office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, will hold traveling office hours this month throughout the 16th District.
    June 30, 2014 - 9:51 am
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