On the Record

Moon mission

Moon mission

Jeremy Benson is too young to remember Apollo 11’s moon landing 50 years ago, he wasn’t born yet.Ben…
Giving something back

Giving something back

Dirk Johnson of Sycamore, a former national bureau chief for The New York Times and Newsweek, has covered the Olympics, the Columbine shooti…
Community celebration

Community celebration

KIRKLAND – “Something for everyone” is how Phil Montgomery describes Kirkland’s Fourth of July Celebration.
On the Record with Annie Hawkins

On the Record with Annie Hawkins

Annie Hawkins of Genoa has always loved to dance, starting with ballet, jazz and tap as a child, joining the Florida Ballet at 16, transitio…
Model renovator

Model renovator

DeKALB – Last fall, Cameron Simpson, an undergraduate student majoring in English and history and minoring in communication studies at North…
Man with a plan

Man with a plan

Michael Embrey of DeKalb has always loved music and performances.Embrey, a former musician and arran…
Farm fresh

Farm fresh

DeKALB – Bill Hristakos is from a small farming town near Sparta, Greece, where everyone knows each other by their first name.
Play time

Play time

DeKALB – Laura Ingalls Wilder is famous for having lived in the “Little House on the Prairie.” Ellwood House Museum is famous for having a l…

GENOA – For Capt. Brian Fox, Memorial Day is more than a day off. For him, it’s a day to remember, honor and respect those who gave their li…
Hearing success

Hearing success

SYCAMORE – Cheryl McCoy of Sycamore has always led a busy, active lifestyle: she retired from the Kaneland school district where she taught …
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