On the Record

On the Record with Heather Edwards

On the Record with Heather Edwards

DeKALB – Heather Edwards of Kingston usually waits until after Thanksgiving to put up her Christmas decorations, but on Monday, Nov. 11, Edw…
Special delivery

Special delivery

SYCAMORE – Amanda Umana of Shabbona has 52 shoeboxes sitting on a table in her house.Umana isn’t a s…
Honor and respect

Honor and respect

GENOA – When Lonnie Stojan of Sycamore wears his “Vietnam Veteran” hat, he is often thanked for his service.
Musical inspiration

Musical inspiration

SYCAMORE – Craig Fritz describes himself as a one-man orchestra when he plays the organ.Easily trans…
Pick of the Patch

Pick of the Patch

SYCAMORE – Keegan Palm of Sycamore is going for a three-peat.Palm, 17, has won Pick of the Patch the…
STEM evolution

STEM evolution

DeKALB – October is Pati Sievert’s favorite time of year, not because of pumpkins or Halloween, but because of STEM – science, technology, e…
Catching sunlight

Catching sunlight

Author Katie Andraski of Kingston decided to submit her novel to a statewide contest on a lark.Last …
Preserving our culture

Preserving our culture

Stephen Reid of DeKalb is interested in more than the age of an antique, he’s interested in why an item is rare and full of worth and the ti…
Writing inspiration

Writing inspiration

DeKALB – Living in DeKalb and graduating from DeKalb High School in 1975 had a profound effect on Richard Powers.
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