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  • 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
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Feb. 20-22

    Go snowshoeing in the parkOREGON – The forecast is for slightly warmer weather Saturday, so enjoy th ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Are you dense? How about your diet?

    Do you give much thought to nutrition when you choose the foods you eat?Your body requires certain n ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Happy returns to Malibu trailer

    LOS ANGELES – You know how everyone always writes “I’ll be back!” – and there’s always an exclamatio ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Feb. 13-15

    Musical fundraiser in MorrisonMORRISON – Former "American Idol" contestant Alex Fischbach will perfo ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:36 pm

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