On the Record

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 …
Improving the environment

Improving the environment

SYCAMORE – Marilyn Hrymak of Sycamore noticed climate change and environmental issues close to home, so she decided to do something to help …
Celebrating creativity

Celebrating creativity

DeKALB – This year’s ARTigras, Northern Illinois University’s spring end-of-the-semester celebration of art, will focus on exhibitions featu…
Getting outdoors

Getting outdoors

DeKALB – More than 600 items for outdoor activities, including canoes, kayaks, whitewater kayaks, paddles, wetsuits, tents, sleeping bags, s…
American idol

American idol

DeKALB – Maybe you know of Scotty McCreery from watching him win the 10th season of “American Idol.” Or maybe you know him from his country …
On the Record with Kylie Zawisza

On the Record with Kylie Zawisza

DeKALB – To celebrate “The Wizarding World of Chemistry,” Northern Illinois University’s Chemistry Club members will grab their wands and po…
Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

DeKALB – You may think that you love animals, but Tracey Freier probably has you beat.Freier has two…
Peanut Butter Challenge

Peanut Butter Challenge

Barbara Ellison loves peanut butter and eats it every day. But it’s not her love of the nutty spread that has her collecting jars of it, it’…
Set in DeKalb

Set in DeKalb

Author David Quantick may be British, but that didn’t stop him from setting his first novel, “All My Colors,” in DeKalb, Illinois.
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