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Barry Schrader
Columnist

 

I have been writing this weekly/bi-weekly column for the Daily Chronicle in DeKalb, Illinois from December 2007.

If you've missed any please follow these links on the titles to catch up.

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

2019 Articles

January 11, 2019

Collector selling 1,000 tractors at auction

January 18, 2019

Memories pour freely from an old milk bottle

January 25, 2019

Stories from the Finnish Steam Bath

February 1, 2019

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

February 8, 2019

How NIU might retain more students

February 22, 2019

A surprise diamond that went viral

March 6, 2019

Getting to know the candidates

March 22, 2019

Following the trail of his ancestor

March 28, 2019

Andy Griffith's Deputy Barney Fife comes back to life!

April 4, 2019

DeKalb woman shares her memories of days as a 'Flying Farmer' in the 1940s

April 12, 2019

NIU’s new president tweaks one tradition

April 19, 2019

Richard Powers makes DeKalb proud

April 26, 2019

Some still remember the ‘dinky train’

May 3, 2019

Bringing mental illness into the light of day

May 10, 2019

Cellphone epidemic hits home

May 17, 2019

New history center is a dream come true

May 24, 2019

Two community activists leaving town

May 31, 2019

Profiling another vet from the ‘Greatest Generation’

June 7, 2019

Field tiles, blow holes & the NIU lagoon

June 14, 2019

Waterman pioneer monument's future uncertain

June 28, 2019

Auction provides look into memories, history of World War II veteran

July 5, 2019

Why this golfer never has to yell “fore”

July 13, 2019

The most prolific author I have ever met

July 19, 2019

Do something different before summer ends

July 26, 2019

Growing up Gay in Sycamore

August 2, 2019

Columnist unfazed by the Fazekas feud

August 9, 2019

A lifelong interest in typewriters

August 16, 2019

Alfred E. Neuman for DeKalb City Clerk?

August 23, 2019

Harking back to first grade

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The columnist can be reached via email at :

barry815sbcglobal.net

or by snailmail at:

Barry Schrader
PO Box 851
DeKalb, Ill 60115