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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

December 27, 2011

Birthday sparks memories of mentor

December 20, 2011

Sour year ends with opportunity to make lemonade

December 13, 2011

Museum sparks memories of local industries

December 6, 2011

Holiday artwork sparks memories for Genoa GTE retirees

November 29, 2011

Teddy Roosevelt’s memory chugs on in dining car

November 22, 2011

Octogenarians take long, winding road

November 15, 2011

Tiffany stained glass artwork adorns mausoleum

November 1, 2011

Crime does pay, at least at sheriff’s auction

October 25, 2011

Farmers key in on Halloween humor

October 18, 2011

Sold on NIU Regional History Center's local ads exhibit

October 11, 2011

'Activist' label preferred to 'radical'

October 4, 2011

Documetary instills pride in Sycamore

September 27, 2011

Seasonal changes shift over time

May 24, 2011

DeKalb had role in first guided missile

May 17, 2011

Quick note on showing appreciation

May 10, 2011

Waterman library exudes history

May 3, 2011

This service club is worth growing

April 26, 2011

Bringing Civil War history home

April 19, 2011

Visiting a Man of Many Skills

April 12, 2011

Long ago therapy was to compile book

April 5, 2011

Middle schoolers opine on future

March 29, 2011

Memoirs from growing up in county

March 22, 2011

Planting the writing seed for the future

March 8, 2011

Imagine steamboats on the Kishwaukee

March 1, 2011

History fair showcases student talent

February 22, 2011

Library checking out future of reading

February 15, 2011

Old autograph book or love story?

February 8, 2011

Somonauk museum holds treasures

February 1, 2011

Small towns and ‘tiger moms’

January 25, 2011

Small-town life takes bad rap

January 18, 2011

Goodies harvested from farm show

January 11, 2011

Kernels of popcorn mystery uncovered

January 4, 2011

Unfinished business left for 2011

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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