On the Record

  • Retired teachers keep learning through sharing books

    SYCAMORE - There’s an old saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” But retired teacher Mary Lambert said participating in World Book Night has ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Spring fever rampant at farm market

    DEKALB – With temperatures warming and grass slowly turning green, spring has finally sprung. One person who anxiously awaits the springtime weather i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Taking Main Street in new directions

    GENOA – As the new executive director of Genoa Main Street, Jen Bristow says she "gets it." "I have ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Tigers in trucks, dogs on the loose, just another day for animal control

    DEKALB – When there are ghosts in New York City, people call the Ghostbusters. When there is an animal emergency in DeKalb County, they call Dan Berre ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Laid-back exterior belies writer's dark stories

    At first glance, Aaron Gudmunson comes across as a laid-back guy in an old baseball cap and worn-out blue jeans. The stay-at-home dad of Emma, 7, and ...
    March 25, 2014 - 9:08 am
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