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  • Foster kids struggle to get screenings, study shows

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Survey: More parents asking to delay vaccines

    CHICAGO (AP) – Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, mak ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • KSB Wellness Offers Services for Corporations, Community

     The KSB Wellness Department , which is comprised of both Community and Corporate Wellness, was formed in 2012. Some of the services offered include w ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • KSB Joint Academy Assists Patients Through Replacement Process

    Are you thinking about undergoing a knee replacement? KSB Hospital has just the service for you. The KSB Joint Academy, which formed in 2012, is an in ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Southern flavor to 160th Bureau County Fair

    PRINCETON – You might not have heard from 38 Special for a while, but the Southern rock band that was big in the 1980s will be nearby this summer.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Feb. 27-March 1

    Have some laughs at Arnie’sDEER GROVE – Comedian Tom Garland, who has been on HBO and performed in L ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Day Trip: Nature's sweetener attracts visitors to village

    NAPERVILLE – The sap will be on the rise at Naper Settlement in time for Maple Sugar Days. All it ta ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Homemade pad Thai brings generations together

    Punctuation strikes you as handy, tidy and responsible. It’s rash to sound off without the pause ins ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among U.S. women

    CHICAGO (AP) – Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Early exposure to peanuts helps prevent allergies in kids

    For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to ke ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • 'Birdman' tops Oscars defined by advocacy, originality

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone o ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Legendary jazz musician Clark Terry dead at 94

    NEW YORK (AP) – Clark Terry, a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter who played in the orchestras of b ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Dixon singer's 'Idol' run comes to end

    DIXON – Gina Venier, a 24-year-old Dixon native, saw her run on “American Idol” come to a close on Thursday night’s episode.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Joint Replacement Surgery at KSB

    Are you looking to undergo joint replacement? Should you stay local or look at having it done in a larger city? Look no further than KSB Hospital. KSB ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Day Trip: Theme activities focus on family enjoyment in Rockford

    ROCKFORD – Family Fun Days are planned through May at Discovery Center Museum. Each offers activities to keep everyone busy.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:42 pm

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