On the Record

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DeKALB – DeKalb author Dan Klefstad’s latest novel, “Fiona’s Guardians,” was published Oct. 2, just in time for Halloween.
Witchy woman

Witchy woman

Amy Tomaszewski of DeKalb is a witch. She doesn’t have a black cat or flying broomstick, but her favorite holiday is Halloween.
'Renaissance Girl'

'Renaissance Girl'

DeKALB – Lauren Partch always has looked up to actresses such as Nicole Kidman, Carrie Fisher, Kate Blanchett and Anjelica Huston, who play …
Coping with isolation

Coping with isolation

DeKALB – Margo Milano is the executive director of Life Solutions: Integrative Healing, but she jokes that her real boss is her puppy, Obi w…
Helping hand

Helping hand

DeKALB – During the threat of the coronavirus, Donna Brown of DeKalb has been volunteering and helping people in need in the community.
Bracing for retirement

Bracing for retirement

SYCAMORE – Orthodontist Dr. Todd Curtis retired on March 5 after 34 years of orthodontic practice.In…
Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish

DeKALB – This St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland and its dance, music, songs and culture is coming to DeKalb.
Making it Bigtime

Making it Bigtime

DeKALB – It’s easy to tell who James K. Duck is as soon as he walks in the room by his purple and gold suit. The DeKalb resident known in th…
Snow job

Snow job

SYCAMORE – If you visit the Sycamore Parkway Restaurant, Lynden W. Bute’s snow sculptures can be seen on display.
Fighting the flu

Fighting the flu

Winter, spring, summer and fall are the four seasons, but according to Cindy Graves, director of community health and prevention at the DeKa…
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