On the Record

Honor and respect

Honor and respect

GENOA – When Lonnie Stojan of Sycamore wears his “Vietnam Veteran” hat, he is often thanked for his service.
Musical inspiration

Musical inspiration

SYCAMORE – Craig Fritz describes himself as a one-man orchestra when he plays the organ.Easily trans…
Pick of the Patch

Pick of the Patch

SYCAMORE – Keegan Palm of Sycamore is going for a three-peat.Palm, 17, has won Pick of the Patch the…
STEM evolution

STEM evolution

DeKALB – October is Pati Sievert’s favorite time of year, not because of pumpkins or Halloween, but because of STEM – science, technology, e…
Catching sunlight

Catching sunlight

Author Katie Andraski of Kingston decided to submit her novel to a statewide contest on a lark.Last …
Preserving our culture

Preserving our culture

Stephen Reid of DeKalb is interested in more than the age of an antique, he’s interested in why an item is rare and full of worth and the ti…
Writing inspiration

Writing inspiration

DeKALB – Living in DeKalb and graduating from DeKalb High School in 1975 had a profound effect on Richard Powers.
Heart By Heart

Heart By Heart

Steve Fossen has always loved music, ever since he was allowed to choose what records to play at home as a young boy. He still plays bass gu…
Never forget

Never forget

GENOA – Travis Hughes remembers exactly where he was and what he was doing when he first learned about the terrorist attacks on the World Tr…
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