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  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Festival of Trees wraps up STERLING – The 25th Festival of Trees will conclude this weekend at Woodl ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Fire Sale, Space Juice to play Rosbrook

    DIXON – Fire Sale and Space Juice will get the good vibes rolling at 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at Rosbrook Studio, 107 S. Peoria Ave.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Group to perform Monday in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. M ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Daniel Tosh blasts ESPN, accuses network of stealing segment

    Comedian Daniel Tosh is slamming ESPN on his Comedy Central show, “Tosh.0,” accusing the network of ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Mandy Moore checks into Fox's 'Red Band Society'

    NEW YORK (AP) – Mandy Moore has stepped back into the spotlight with a recurring role on Fox’s “Red ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • City of London makes Morgan Freeman a freeman

    LONDON (AP) — The City of London has given Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman the Freedom of the Cit ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Review: 'Dumb and Dumber To' (Grade D)

    Twenty years after they permanently lowered the bar on broad and dumb character comedies, Lloyd and ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:20 pm
  • Santah seeks help for sophomore effort

    CHICAGO – We ask so much from Santa around this time of year. Maybe it’s time to give back to his distant cousin. 
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Review: 'Foxcatcher' (A-minus)

    Gloom gathers over the movie “Foxcatcher.” The skies are perpetually gray and the only time we see don’t see red leaves tumbling to the ground is when ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • 'Big Hero 6,' 'Interstellar' soar at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – A team of animated Marvel characters rocketed past a group of wormhole-bound astr ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • CMA Awards 2014: Nashville flails in the post-Taylor Swift vacuum

    A country superstar gone proudly (and successfully) pop, Taylor Swift was nowhere to be seen at the ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Adler to monitor spacecraft landing in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago planetarium is giving visitors a chance to monitor the first controlled landing of a spacecraft on a comet.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Pop, jazz trio to perform at Dixon High

    DIXON – The Tony DeSare Trio will present the second concert of the Sauk Valley Community Concert Association series at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Dixon Hi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Sports special for Brokaw looks at hunting season

    NEW YORK (AP) – Tom Brokaw will take NBC Sports Network viewers with him on a trip to his native Sou ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Exhibit to feature watercolor paintings

    DIXON – The National Watercolor Traveling Exhibit will open from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and will run through Dec. 31 at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. Fi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Performance to include local composer’s work

    CLINTON, Iowa – Musicians of Clinton Symphony Orchestra will perform a program of chamber music, featuring groups of three to nine musicians, at 3 p.m ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Daughters inspire independent Disney princesses

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disney princess no longer needs a prince to experience true love.Sisterhood sav ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Shy bladder group protests DirecTV ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shy bladder sufferers want DirecTV to stop airing a television ad where a "painfully awkward" actor Rob Lowe says that he can't urinat ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Darren Aronofsky to head 2015 Berlin festival jury

    BERLIN (AP) — American director Darren Aronofsky has been chosen to lead the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in February.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Miranda Lambert vs. the men at 2014 CMAs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In one corner you've got the starring members of the country boys' club: The veteran George Strait; the Australian guitar play ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Sounds of the season from Sauk DIXON – The Sauk Valley Community College department of music will pe ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Local women to compete in Sweet Adelines championship

    Three local members of the Rockford-based River City Sound will be among the chorus’ 48 songstresses competing Nov. 6 in the 2014 Sweet Adelines Inter ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • ‘Batman’ stars back efforts to protect bats

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Two of the stars of the upcoming movie “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of J ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:32 pm
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