On the Record

Ending child abuse

Ending child abuse

Since July 2017, there have been 137 cases of child abuse reported to the Children’s Advocacy Center, approximately a 25 percent increase co…
Outdoor enthusiast

Outdoor enthusiast

Madelynn Bramm remembers growing up in Kirkland, bicycling around town, hiking in the Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve and fishing and playi…
Connecting with the community

Connecting with the community

SYCAMORE – Cameron and Katrina Ward are “eggcited” for Easter. For months, they have been preparing…
Hall of Famer

Hall of Famer

Michael Charles describes learning to play the guitar like taking his first steps: he knows it happened, but he doesn’t remember it.
Predicting hail

Predicting hail

DeKALB – Victor Gensini had always been interested in weather, but it was not until April 20, 2004, that he knew meteorology was for him.
Providing inclusion

Providing inclusion

DeKALB – Julie Eggleston describes herself as a caring person because she comes from a family that has always helped others. Her mom was a s…
Oscar nominated

Oscar nominated

DeKALB – Richard Jenkins may be an Emmy award-winning, two-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-nomin…
'Timeless Advice'

'Timeless Advice'

SYCAMORE – Michael Zibrun remembers sitting around the dining room table with family at holidays, listening to what he calls “timeless advic…
'Blood & Oil'

'Blood & Oil'

At first glance, Jed McClure’s life seems pretty normal. He lives in Sycamore with his wife Jessica and two children, is an entrepreneur and…
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