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Garden Inspiration

Garden Inspiration

The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners’ 11th annual Garden Walk will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, ra…
Fishing guide

Fishing guide

SHABBONA – Rich McElligott of Lee grew up fishing with his parents. Through the years, he has taught his three daughters and now his three g…
Avoiding summer slide

Avoiding summer slide

SYCAMORE – Summer vacation from school means family trips, warm-weather adventures and no homework.I…
Songwriting native

Songwriting native

Nate Waggoner hasn’t been to DeKalb County since attending Sycamore Middle School, but his time spent growing up here and his memory of his …
Political leader

Political leader

DeKALB – Eileen Dubin of DeKalb describes herself as a woman that’s had two careers. Dubin first ca…
Family research

Family research

SYCAMORE – Growing up, Julie Dresser was often told a story, passed along from her grandmother’s side of the family, that she was related to…
Wellness advocate

Wellness advocate

SYCAMORE – Marilyn Stromborg of Sycamore is a woman of many talents – and titles.Through the years, …
Looking Back for May 23, 2018

Looking Back for May 23, 2018

1918 – 100 YEARS AGOWilliam F. Wiltberger, the insurance man, has recently changed his offices to so…
Veteran loyalty

Veteran loyalty

For Adam Wallace, helping veterans is more than just a day job.Wallace’s full-time job is a police o…
Saving the rainforest

Saving the rainforest

SYCAMORE – “Save the Rainforest” is more than a bumper sticker tagline for Mitch Irwin and Karen Samonds of Sycamore.
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