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Transformation through Rhythm

Transformation through Rhythm

DeKALB – The eighth annual “Transformation through Rhythm” concert will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.…
Art on display

Art on display

Eighteen-year-old Grace Verbic, a 2018 graduate of DeKalb High School, is a freshman at DePaul University majoring in voice and opera.
Snow business

Snow business

Nathan Schwartz, engineer for the DeKalb County Highway Department, jokes that when it snows, drivers that plow and salt 400 lane miles of c…
Helping the homeless

Helping the homeless

Instead of “helping the homeless” by handing out sandwiches or coins from her pocket, Lindsay Gerhardt wanted to do more. At age 25, she sta…
Mentor match

Mentor match

DeKALB – Two years ago, Anna Coates of DeKalb didn’t have a sister.After hearing about Family Servic…
Sharing her passion

Sharing her passion

DeKalb artist Jo Plenger-Schulz has loved art from an early age, which led to her receiving two art degrees from Northern Illinois Universit…
Green thumb

Green thumb

DeKALB – Most people aren’t thinking of gardening during the winter, but Jacob Maas of DeKalb has already begun planning. In about two month…
Comforts of home

Comforts of home

SYCAMORE – Heather Du Vall loves Christmas, not because she loves receiving presents, but because she loves helping others and showing them …
Ring that bell

Ring that bell

DeKALB – The ring-a-ling of bells means that soon it will be Christmas day.But in DeKalb County and …
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