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On the Record

  • Ex-soccer pro aims to spread his love of the game

    SYCAMORE – Tim Balatsoukas wants to bring his love for soccer to the children of Sycamore.The Canadi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New TAILS director says shelter is 'in a great place'

    DeKALB – Michelle Groeper has only been on the job as TAILS Humane Society’s executive director for one month, but she’s no stranger to the DeKalb ani ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • DHS' new AD focused on players, not stats

    DeKALB – As the new athletic director and activities director at DeKalb High School, Tom Kim isn’t as interested in wins and losses as he is in creati ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Retiring police chief's past includes Olympic security, international detail

    SYCAMORE – From breaking up bar fights to investigating human rights violations in Bosnia, Don Thomas has seen a lot in his 40-year law enforcement ca ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:01 am
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