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  • Art league hosts pastel artist

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host a demonstration of artistry by Pamela Hamilton at its Sept. 4 meeting.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Northern Public Radio, symphony find new space

    Northern Public Radio and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra opened a new collaborative space partnership in their current Riverfront Museum Park locatio ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Learn about early farm life at ‘Day at The Farm’

    Take a step into the past Sunday at Day at The Farm on the Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery.Farm act ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Second City comedy heads to NIU Convo

    Chicago comedy powerhouse The Second City is opening up its vaults to celebrate 55 years of laughter. The NIU Convocation Center will welcome The Seco ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach auditions for ‘White Christmas’

    Auditions for Stage Coach Players’ production of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” will be held at Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave., ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU group to attend Open House Chicago

    Reservations are being taken for the Oct. 18 trip to Open House Chicago 2014 for members of the NIU Annuitants Association and friends.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU group celebrates new school year

    The Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will celebrate Back-to-School with a coffee hour from 9:30 to 11 p.m. today at Barsema Alumni ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • And the Emmy winners are...? We’re happy to guess!

    Truth be told, we’re both perplexed about which Emmy nominees will carry trophies home from Monday’s ceremony.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • American English bringing The Beatles to Corn Fest

    Beatlemania is coming to Corn Fest this month.Beatles tribute band American English will take center ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Entertaining can be easy in the summer

    When it comes to summer entertaining, it’s not hard to impress. But it’s easy to get yourself in over your head trying to do so.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Corn adds sunny side

    For the first couple weeks of corn season, my family is content to eat plain old corn on the cob day after day. And why not? It’s perfect as is.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Fresh ways to dress corn on the cob

    It’s hard to improve on the delicious simplicity of summer perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt. But we figured we’d ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • SPRING GRADUATES

    Following is a list of local college students who graduated this spring. Eastern Illinois University ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • DEAN'S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students named to the Dean’s List. Aurora University Lauren Ban ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Community School of the Arts registration open

    Registration is open for the fall semester at the Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:49 am
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