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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 …
Looking Back for Dec. 5, 2018

Looking Back for Dec. 5, 2018

1918 – 100 YEARS AGOThe police department received a call last night to give the Methodist church th…
Hard work and dedication

Hard work and dedication

Amber Sayles of Sycamore is a single mother and works as a paramedic, CPR instructor and volunteer.W…
On the Record with Deena Kerwin

On the Record with Deena Kerwin

DeKALB – To keep their grandchildren warm during winter, a grandmother might knit or crochet them a hat or mittens.
Fire relief

Fire relief

The air is hazy in Northern California, and people venturing outside wear face masks to prevent breathing in the smoke from the devastating …
Feeding the spirit

Feeding the spirit

SYCAMORE – Katie Lesniewski has written a book, had her work published and featured online by HuffPost and has traveled to 13 countries – an…
Holiday kickoff

Holiday kickoff

GENOA – Nancy Burmeister of Genoa is excited to kick off the holiday season and start holiday shopping.
Filling a need

Filling a need

DeKALB – After retiring from Northern Illinois University four years ago, Deborah Booth looked for ways to help out in the community.
On the Record with Sam Watt

On the Record with Sam Watt

DeKALB – Sam Watt remembers being dragged out of bed at 5 a.m. by his roommates to attend the first-ever NIU STEMfest.
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