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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 28, 2010

Helping yields big reward from Oprah

December 21, 2010

Local women enjoy parting gifts from Oprah show

December 14, 2010

Coaches do come and go, so get over it

December 7, 2010

Proud mother watched daughter's heroics on TV

November 30, 2010

Passing on the history of Hinckley

November 23, 2010

Long lost letter column, with pic

November 16, 2010

A visit to a local witches' coven

November 9, 2010

Riveting life harvested for lecture

November 2, 2010

Oak Mound Cemetery holds prominent pioneers

October 26, 2010

Handwritten letters vital to history

October 19, 2010

The sculptor and her legendary subject, Pete Johnson

October 12, 2010

Dennis Barsema inspiring new paths

October 5, 2010

Purported Lincoln photo remains a mystery

September 28, 2010

Scouting hits 100; more heroes chosen

September 21, 2010

General Grant reunited with ‘his chair’

September 14, 2010

Living legend Orion Samuelson still going strong

September 7, 2010

A flawed fling at 15 minutes of fame

August 31, 2010

Fay's and the American Dream

August 24, 2010

Family history found at flea market

August 17, 2010

‘Dog Days of Summer’ hits home

August 10, 2010

Mike Embrey the Music Man

August 3, 2010

A tough topic to talk about

July 27, 2010

Historical groups abound in the county

July 20, 2010

Tractor Show is all about Middle America

July 13, 2010

Just an old-fashioned Fourth

July 6, 2010

Corn Photo

June 22, 2010

Someone old, someone new ...

June 15, 2010

Breast cancer support group says farewell

June 8, 2010

Updating the county's history book

June 1, 2010

A little business that keeps poppin' along

May 25, 2010

A real-life lesson for young journalists

May 18, 2010

Grandparents provide special moments

May 11, 2010

When NIU was rocked by rioting

May 4, 2010

Remembering a great teacher from DeKalb

April 27, 2010

Onetime DeKalb newspaper’s anniversary recalled

April 20, 2010

Kit-built barns still standing near Waterman

April 13, 2010

Looking for the site of Wesson's 1st battle

April 6, 2010

The Potawatomis are coming

March 30, 2010

Science fair students aim for lofty goals

March 23, 2010

The life of a Civil War soldier

March 16, 2010

A heroic horse's tale

March 9, 2010

A chance to learn about the area's history

March 2, 2010

You can go home again but ...

February 23, 2010

DeKalb Ag memorabilia needs a home

February 16, 2010

Quake preparedness on my mind

February 9, 2010

Historical controversy over Genoa’s founding

February 2, 2010

Daily Chronicle editor discusses the 'news information' business

January 26, 2010

Do you know who Richard Powers is?

January 19, 2010

Thank Isaac Johnson for your recliner

January 12, 2010

Farm Show a trinket collector's treasure trove

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

 

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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