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  • NIU hosts community college art exhibition

    Northern Illinois University’s School of Art and Design is hosting an exhibition of artwork from Illinois community colleges.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Mannheim Steamroller drummer scheduled to perform at Sycamore Public Library

    Tom Sharpe, the drummer for Mannheim Steamroller, will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • John Legend, Cynthia Erivo to perform Grammys' In Memoriam

    LOS ANGELES – John Legend and Broadway star Cynthia Erivo will be singing a Beach Boys song at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Best of the Best: Second City brings sketch comedy show to Egyptian Theatre

    Some of the biggest names in comedy, including Tina Fey, Bill Murray and Steven Colbert, got their start at The Second City, Chicago’s legendary impro ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • How to protect your ears at Concerts & Sporting Events

    Whether you want to rock out with your favorite band ever or you’ve got tickets to the NBA finals, you’re ears are bound to pay the price for those fe ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:57 am
  • IVVC names outstanding students

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich has named its Outstanding Winter Students.This recogniti ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • King crab legs cheaper at home – plus, leftovers make tasty bisque

    Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan King Crab legs. They’re not ju ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Cherry cupcakes with a hint of bourbon are perfect for your valentine

    This old-fashioned cherry cupcake is just the thing for Valentine’s Day. I’ve updated a cake my mother used to make for my sisters and me when we were ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College accepting Simon Essay competition submissions

    Kishwaukee College is accepting submissions for the Illinois Community College Trustees Association 2017 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Clinton Rosette crowns Geographic Bee winner

    Andres Leon-Hernandez, an eighth-grade student at Clinton Rosette Middle School in DeKalb, won the school's National Geographic Bee and a chance to mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Creek students can apply for scholarship

    Graduates of Indian Creek High School who are accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled full-time in a duly accredited four-year college or univer ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Wine Lover's Weekend keeps on growing

    Wine Lover’s Weekend hit a milestone last year. Galena’s signature wine event hit its diamond annive ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:27 pm
  • 12 DeKalb County Mexican restaurants you must try

    Here are the 12 best local places to get Mexican food in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • AARP Tax-Aide program to offer free tax assistance

    Trained local volunteers will be offering tax preparation help for individuals with low to moderate incomes with special attention to senior citizens ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Small town program planned at Barb City Manor

    Friends of Barb City Manor invites the public to be a part of “Main Street, Illinois,” a one-of-a-kind presentation given by John Lynn.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Did you watch the Oscars on Sunday night?