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  • Looking Back: Nov. 26, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 27, 1889To-morrow, while feasting upon the multitude of dainties and delicacie ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Nov. 19, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 20, 1889In a sermon preached at Rockford, Mr. Moody said that those who play p ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Looking Back: November 12, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 13, 1889The last few fires have demonstrated the fact that the fire department ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: November 5, 2014

    125 YEARS AGONovember 6, 1889On Saturday, the president issued a proclamation admitting North and So ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 29, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 30, 1889Mayor Davenport, of Kansas City, slapped Congressman Tarsney in the fac ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 22, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 23, 1889Remember the citizen’s meeting at the council rooms this Tuesday evenin ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 15, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 16, 1889A herd of four buffalo, a gift to the government by Dr. V.T. McGillicud ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: October 8, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 9, 1889It is hoped a jury may be secured in the Cronin case before the prisoner ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Looking Back: Oct. 1, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOOctober 2, 1889It is estimated $100,000 worth of timber was burned each day during the ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Sept. 24, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOSeptember 25, 1889When a True Republican representative saw John Wright yesterday, he w ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Helping the hungry to have a happy holiday

    DeKALB – Four years ago, Noelle Stanbery ate at Feed’em Soup for the first time. After that first meal, she became a volunteer.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Baker describes her work as 'food art'

    SYCAMORE – Most people only dream of having a cake like those on Pinterest. Paige Halstead makes tho ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Pottery passion becomes business

    BIG ROCK – When most people think of Polish dishes, pierogi and stuffed cabbage come to mind.Rebecca ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • February underwear run raises funds for kids with tumors

    SYCAMORE – Shaun Neppl of Sycamore is passionate about his family. Last winter, he ran a mile through downtown Chicago below-freezing temperatures – i ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Scaring up a good time

    DeKALB – Alex Nerad became the executive director of the Egyptian Theatre in 2006. But even before he took charge of the theater, he was working at th ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    SYCAMORE – Cathie Lohse, the general manager of the Sycamore Music Boosters’ Autumn Craft and Treasures Market, spends months planning the event, part ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Quilting in the 21st century

    Quilting is no longer just a pastime for grandmas. Quilting guilds, quilting classes, and sewing machines with new technology have made quilting a hob ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'Restaurant owner' latest line on eclectic resume

    MALTA – Martha Robinson is a wife, mother, musician, baker of Norwegian pastry, and life drawing model.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Things are popping for The Popcorn Lady

    Cassie Oltman of Cortland has many titles: wife, mom, and business owner. But most people know her as “The Popcorn Lady.”
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Ministry and music

    Carl Rasmussen is celebrating 35 years as a pastor and 25 years as the pastor at First Lutheran Church of Kirkland. Rasmussen thought of joining the m ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am

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