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  • Looking Back for Feb. 22, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOA shipment of 250 feet of new hose arrived here today for the fire department an ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for Feb. 15, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOM. P. Anderson this week moved to his new location in the Williamson building in ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Looking Back for Feb. 8, 2016

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOA lady, waiting for the Sterling train climbed aboard the Spring Valley train th ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for Feb. 1, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOIn the men’s waiting room at the depot in DeKalb there is a penny slot gum machi ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for Jan. 25, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOUppermost in the minds of DeKalb people at this time is whether this city will e ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Looking Back for Jan. 18, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOMrs. Matilda Ambrosia, living on South Fourth Street, told an interesting story ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • Looking Back for Jan. 11, 2017

    1917 – 100 YEARS AGOMail Carrier Wolcott was also another victim of the slippery walks the first of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Looking Back for Jan. 4, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOThe fire boys had a call last evening to the plant of the gas company where the ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Looking Back for Dec. 28, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOFor some time past there has been a complaint from the Normal school officials t ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back for Dec. 21, 2016

    1916 – 100 YEARS AGOAn unidentified tramp was almost instantly killed at the point where the Old Dut ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Storied past

    History and stories are important to Natalie Calhoun of DeKalb.She grew up 30 miles west of DeKalb, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sharing the good news

    DeKALB – When Paul DeHaven was a young boy growing up near Los Angeles, California, he had two dreams: he wanted be a farmer and a teacher.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Serving the community

    DeKALB – When George Gutiérrez first came to America from Peru in 1955, he only knew a few English phrases.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Education dream

    DeKALB – On campus, 20-year-old Revela Odhuno may look like any other Northern Illinois University student with her backpack and textbooks, but her jo ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Love in action

    DeKALB – Despy Bales of Wayne cares about people. She cares about her family, her friends, her neighbors and even people she hasn’t met that live half ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Alzheimer's advocate

    SYCAMORE – Tom Oestreicher of Sycamore was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 at age 65.Oest ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • Birds of a feather

    Mike Andrews of Genoa loves birds.He has been around the country and the world to birdwatch. Some de ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Love of reading

    SYCAMORE – When Jesse Butz was younger, he didn’t enjoy reading. He was the captain of the football team and a self-proclaimed jock.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Giving back to the community

    KIRKLAND – Kris Habermehl of Davis Junction watches over people from above and saves them from fire. Habermehl is a real-life angel: his wings are hel ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrating Hanukkah

    DeKALB – On Saturday, Dec. 24, Robert Feldacker’s house will be decorated. He will sit down for a large meal with his family, open gifts and sing reli ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am

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