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On the Record

  • Flying high

    When other teenagers were learning how to drive and taking their drivers’ education tests, Dana Atkins of Sycamore received her pilot’s license.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Ready for Corn Fest

    DeKALB – When Melissa Butts of Tampico was a little girl growing up in DeKalb, she attended the DeKalb Corn Fest every year with her family.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • First day of school

    KINGSTON – The hallways at Kingston Grade School are decorated with monkeys and a rainforest canopy. The elementary school’s back-to-school theme is “ ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • A grand champion

    GENOA – Eighteen-year-old Bridget Halat of Genoa has been showing pigs since she was 5 years old.For ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Story of survival

    SOMONAUK – Joan Aubele of Somonauk is living proof that miracles happen today, not only during the time of Joan of Arc.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:59 am