On the Record

Set in DeKalb

Set in DeKalb

Author David Quantick may be British, but that didn’t stop him from setting his first novel, “All My Colors,” in DeKalb, Illinois.
Royal treatment

Royal treatment

DeKALB – Children of all ages and their families can don their fanciest attire – ball gowns, tiaras and black tie optional – to attend the n…
Helping those in need

Helping those in need

DeKALB – Bonnie Ormond hangs and folds hundreds of shirts and pairs of pants a week. She spends hours organizing clothing, including dresses…
Garden planning

Garden planning

MALTA – Although it’s only February and snow’s on the ground, Janice Weber has already begun planning her spring gardening.
Transformation through Rhythm

Transformation through Rhythm

DeKALB – The eighth annual “Transformation through Rhythm” concert will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.…
Art on display

Art on display

Eighteen-year-old Grace Verbic, a 2018 graduate of DeKalb High School, is a freshman at DePaul University majoring in voice and opera.
Snow business

Snow business

Nathan Schwartz, engineer for the DeKalb County Highway Department, jokes that when it snows, drivers that plow and salt 400 lane miles of c…
Helping the homeless

Helping the homeless

Instead of “helping the homeless” by handing out sandwiches or coins from her pocket, Lindsay Gerhardt wanted to do more. At age 25, she sta…
Mentor match

Mentor match

DeKALB – Two years ago, Anna Coates of DeKalb didn’t have a sister.After hearing about Family Servic…
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