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Flying high

Flying high

Dana Atkins from Sycamore is preparing for a race – not the usual kind of race, though. Instead of lacing up her running shoes, she is refue…
Sharing history

Sharing history

When Clint Cargile first heard the story of a young Sycamore girl that married a sea captain and traveled by ship with him and their infant …
Supporting women

Supporting women

SYCAMORE – Dawn Sukach wants to help and support women with breast cancer the fun way: with fundraising and fellowship.
Hugo Award finalist

Hugo Award finalist

Growing up, Lynne M. Thomas was not particularly a fan of science fiction. Now with her husband, Michael Damian Thomas, she co-edits and pub…
Honored to serve

Honored to serve

For DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott, Memorial Day is more than a day off grilling hamburgers and relaxing in the backyard with family.
Musical calling

Musical calling

When Cliff Alexis moved from Trinidad to America in 1965, he came with $5 in his pocket and the dream of playing the steel drum.
Wisdom through stories

Wisdom through stories

DeKALB – Ron Allison believes in fairy tales.He believes that adults can use fairy tales for self-ex…
Sharing the culture

Sharing the culture

SYCAMORE – To Jesus Romero, Cinco de Mayo isn’t just a day to celebrate with tacos and margaritas. To him, the holiday is a way to remember …
Week of specials

Week of specials

DeKALB – The second annual DeKalb Chamber Restaurant Week started Sunday and will run through Saturday, April 29.
Homegrown pastry chef

Homegrown pastry chef

Growing up, Meg Galus didn’t own an Easy Bake oven. She didn’t want to be a baker, she wanted to act and be in theater.
'It Takes a Village'

'It Takes a Village'

SYCAMORE – When Mary Anderson of Sycamore’s teenage daughter was having problems with her drug-abusing boyfriend, Anderson knew she had to s…
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