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Flying high

Flying high

DeKALB – The first commercial airline service out of DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport in the early 1940s was on a Ford Tri-Motor airplane. Th…
Strutting their stuff

Strutting their stuff

DeKALB – Pamplona, Spain, is famous for the running of the bulls during the nine-day festival of San Fermín. On Saturday, Sept. 16, DeKalb w…
Gift of Love

Gift of Love

DeKALB – Parents of children in DeKalb County have recently finished back-to-school shopping, but for Sharon Wadle and the congregation of F…
SUDC awareness

SUDC awareness

When Dr. Jeffrey Frank’s 16-month-old son Emmett died in his sleep Oct. 15, 2014, he knew almost nothing about his son’s cause of death, Sud…
Family Ties

Family Ties

DeKALB – Country music fans might recognize Colton and Zach Swon from the fourth season of NBC’s “The Voice” in 2013, where The Swon Brother…
Barbershop enthusiast

Barbershop enthusiast

SYCAMORE – David Lundberg of Sycamore first heard of the Kishwaukeys and Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quart…
Incognito

Incognito

Just as Clark Kent is unrecognizable as Superman while wearing glasses, Jessica McClure of Sycamore is incognito when out of costume and dre…
'Riveting' summer experience

'Riveting' summer experience

SYCAMORE – Nicolas Brauer will have a unique experience to discuss when he enters third grade and is asked, “What did you during your summer…
Parade marshal

Parade marshal

DeKALB – On his days off, Jose Jaques wears a T-shirt and baseball cap. When you ask him about his life, he’ll tell you that he doesn’t feel…
Sharing Genoa's history

Sharing Genoa's history

GENOA – Orrin Merritt knows all about Genoa history.Not only is he a past president and current boar…
Green scene

Green scene

Looking for something to do this weekend? University of Illinois Extension’s Program Coordinator J. Chowdhury-Woodstrup has unusual advice a…
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