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  • Looking Back: Dec. 17, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 18, 1889A large number of Swedish-Americans, with their families, have left De ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: Dec. 10, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 11, 1889Jefferson Davis, ex-President of the Confederate States, died at the r ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: December 3, 2014

    125 YEARS AGODecember 4, 1889The girls of Waterman Hall were not permitted to go home for Thanksgivi ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Flying high

    DeKALB – Many people dream of an office with a view. Tom Cleveland’s office has one of the most unique views in DeKalb.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Playing Santa

    GENOA – Kate Appleby often has a hectic schedule. But during the holidays, Appleby finds the time to get into the Christmas gift-giving spirit as a fo ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • A dream delayed

    DeKALB – Karen Hoyle grew up on a 400-acre farm south of DeKalb, but she never had a professional horseback riding lesson until two years ago.
    Dec. 2, 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

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