Lifestyles

  • Extension offers program on pest control

    The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension, continues with a session titled, “Pest Control Strategies in the Garden.” Th ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Prairie Echoes celebrates spring

    Prairie Echoes Chorus of Sweet Adelines jumps into spring with a new location, new songs, new costumes and new voices.
    April 11, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?: Northern Illinois gardeners welcome spring

    Welcome to another year of “How Does Your Garden Grow?” Spring signals the new gardening season as we try to forget the very difficult conditions we e ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Plant help desk opens Monday

    “I need help reading my seed catalog.“ “I’m not sure when to start seeds for my cool weather vegetables.” “How will the drought effect my lawn?”
    April 11, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Baie cancer benefit is Thurday

    A medical fundraiser for the Christine Baie Benefit Fund will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Mustang Bar & Grill, 102 S. Third St., Malta.
    April 11, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • For natural dyes, look to the yard or kitchen

    Transforming weeds, kitchen scraps and other natural elements into a rainbow of textile dyes is a concept as old as civilization itself, with dye vats ...
    April 4, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • United Way honors its supporters with awards

    The annual meeting of Kishwaukee United Way took place March 13. Board members, community partners and local business representatives gathered to hear ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • American Museum of Natural History curator at NIU

    How should archaeologists and museums handle Native American materials? Twenty-five years after the Native American Graves and Protection Repatriation ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Buy tickets now for Bunco for Breast Cancer

    The Genoa Community Women’s Club will host its seventh annual Bunco for Breast Cancer event on April 26 at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • NIU Reality Bytes Film Festival opens Monday

    The NIU Department of Communication is preparing to raise the curtain on its popular Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival in Cole Hall 100.
    April 4, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Ag-related books donated to schools

    For the 13th consecutive year, DeKalb County Farm Bureau’s Agricultural Literacy program worked with local sponsors to donate a collection of ag-relat ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • May 1 deadline for camp scholarship applications

    Northern Illinois University need scholarship applications are due May 1 for five summer arts camps.
    April 8, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Local author donates newest book to library

    The Mason-Dixon Line does not have origins to the Civil War. This simple statement intrigued local author, Sally M. Walker, to follow this nugget of t ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Uncorked: A rugged wine from a rugged winemaker

    Chris Carpenter belongs in the mountains. With broad shoulders and a sizable frame he could pass as ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • A fitter, more adventurous generation climbs and pedals into retirement

    A generation ago, Americans’ idea of retirement travel might have involved a Caribbean cruise, a casino vacation or a European shopping trip. It would ...
    March 29, 2014 - 12:31 am
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