On the Record

Saving the rainforest

Saving the rainforest

SYCAMORE – “Save the Rainforest” is more than a bumper sticker tagline for Mitch Irwin and Karen Samonds of Sycamore.
Giving back

Giving back

SYCAMORE – On May 3, 2,304 donors raised $614,555 for 91 nonprofit organizations as part of Give DeKalb County.
Salsa sound

Salsa sound

Originally from Fishers, Indiana, Michael McSweeney has played music around the world, including Ghana, Trinidad, Colombia and Indonesia.
Preserving history

Preserving history

For Dennis Maher of Sycamore, the Civil War is more than a war that ended almost 153 years ago.For M…
Ending child abuse

Ending child abuse

Since July 2017, there have been 137 cases of child abuse reported to the Children’s Advocacy Center, approximately a 25 percent increase co…
Outdoor enthusiast

Outdoor enthusiast

Madelynn Bramm remembers growing up in Kirkland, bicycling around town, hiking in the Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve and fishing and playi…
Connecting with the community

Connecting with the community

SYCAMORE – Cameron and Katrina Ward are “eggcited” for Easter. For months, they have been preparing…
Hall of Famer

Hall of Famer

Michael Charles describes learning to play the guitar like taking his first steps: he knows it happened, but he doesn’t remember it.
Predicting hail

Predicting hail

DeKALB – Victor Gensini had always been interested in weather, but it was not until April 20, 2004, that he knew meteorology was for him.
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