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Looking Back

  • Looking Back: July 30, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 31, 1889The people of Illinois and of the whole Northwest would like to see the Wo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Looking Back: July 23, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 24, 1889Burglars entered the residence of Judge Lowell on Monday and decamped with ...
    July 21, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Looking Back: July 16, 2014

    125 YEARS AGOJuly 17, 1889There is a great discussion going on as to what should be America’s nation ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Looking Back: July 9, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 10, 1889 The city marshal became offended at Alderman Knipp on Tuesday and slappe ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Looking Back: July 2, 2014

    125 YEARS AGO July 3, 1889 By a new law, a person who cannot read and write the English language is ...
    June 30, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of bus trips to sporting events?
    I'd go; it's easier than driving
    No thanks; I don't want to ride to the game with a busload of strangers