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  • Honda Fit fills the subcompact niche

    Ordinary things done exceptionally well yield extraordinary products. Witness the subject of this week's column, the 2015 Honda Fit EX subcompact hatc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Oral Cancer Screening Early Detection of Oral Cancer is Key!

    During your dental examination, our dentists checks you neck and oral tissues for lumps, red or white patches or recurring sore areas. Screening f ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Sunday Supper: Butternut Barbecue Pulled Pork

    Here was the problem: I needed dinner ready by 7:15 p.m. But I was going to be out of the house for the two hours before that.
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keillor celebrates 40 years of popular radio show

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Garrison Keillor has a new book out, a collection spanning his decades as storyteller, novelist and radio show host. This summe ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Parents get camp news online

    NEW YORK (AP) — Not long ago, parents who sent children to sleep-away camp might wait days or even weeks for a letter. And they'd be lucky if their ki ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kerth: Have you hugged your hardware lately?

    My buddy Jim and I had just ended our annual fishing trip to Ontario last week when I looked up from my conversation with my tackle to see he was star ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake church’s gallery to open July 11

    Churches and cathedrals have been homes to artistic masterpieces of all mediums, upon all surfaces. They have stood the test of time, solidifying the ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Atwater: Prescription drug abuse differs by age group

    What might the lady behind you in line at the grocery store, the man sitting next to you on the train on the way to work and the nurse at your doctor’ ...
    July 3, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Cardiologists treat metabolic syndrome with diet and medication

    Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that increase a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Festival combines camping, creek and bluegrass music

    It’s become known as a festival with character.In only its second year, the Nippersink Music and Art ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Reason to keep rockin'

    A young college student when his band Head East took off, Roger Boyd took what he likes to call a hard rock sabbatical.
    July 3, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • For smooth accelerating, check transmission fluid sponsored by Douglas Automotive in Crystal Lake

    The leading cause of transmission failure is dirty transmission fluid. Douglas Automotive, in Barrin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • A potato salad with a patriotic side

    The Fourth of July is one of those holidays when it is hard to resist playing up the theme in the food. It's why we make sure plenty of red, white and ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:02 am
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