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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then you will enjoy the stories that are portrayed in the pictures below. They were originally published with the articles and have a link to each.

DeKalb County Life Photos

Photo..................................................Story

Helping yields big
reward from Oprah

12/28/10

Local women enjoy parting
gifts from Oprah show

12/21/10


Passing on the history
of Hinckley

11/30/10


Long-lost letter sets
off chain of events

11/23/10


A visit to a local
witches' coven

11/16/10


Riveting life harvested
for lecture

11/9/10


Oak Mound Cemetery holds prominent pioneers

11/2/10


Handwritten letters vital to history

10/26/10


The sculptor and her legendary
subject, Pete Johnson

10/19/10

Dennis Barsema inspiring
new paths

10/12/10


Purported Lincoln photo
remains a mystery

10/5/10

Scouting hits 100; more heroes chosen

9/28/10


General Grant reunited
with ‘his chair’

9/21/10

Living legend Orion Samuelson still going strong

9/14/10


A flawed fling at 15 minutes
of fame

9/7/10

Fay's and the American Dream

8/31/10


Family history found at flea market

8/24/10

‘Dog Days of Summer’
hits home

8/17/10


Mike Embrey the Music Man

8/10/10

Historical groups abound
in the county

7/27/10


Tractor Show is all about
Middle America

7/20/10


Just an old-fashioned Fourth

7/13/10

Someone old, someone new ...

6/22/10

Breast cancer support
group says farewell

6/15/10

Updating the county's history book

6/8/10

A little business that keeps poppin' along

6/1/10


A real-life lesson for young journalists

5/25/10

When NIU was rocked by rioting

5/11/10

Remembering a great teacher from DeKalb

5/4/10

Onetime DeKalb newspaper’s anniversary recalled

4/27/10

Kit-built barns still standing near Waterman

4/20/10

Looking for the site of Wesson's 1st battle

4/13/10

The Potawatomis are coming

4/6/10


Science fair students aim
for lofty goals

3/30/10


The life of a Civil War soldier

3/23/10


A heroic horse's tale

3/16/10



A chance to learn about the area's history

3/9/2010

 

Kirkland was once the sheep captial of Illinois. Display created by Hiawatha students Kelly Aves and Courtney Bolin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Devastation of Flight 191--American Airlines Cutting Corners, designed by Alyssa Shannon of G-K.

 

 

 

 

 

Deacon David West of Mayfield Church and his involvement in the Underground Railroad, built by Micaela Canchola, Diana Ascencio, and Eisa Garcia of Hiawatha.

You can go home again but ...

3/2/2010

DeKalb Ag memorabilia
needs a home

2/23/2010

Historical controversy over Genoa’s founding

2/9/2010

Daily Chronicle editor discusses the 'news information' business

2/2/2010

Do you know who
Richard Powers is?

1/26/10

Tribute to late Mayor
Frank Van Buer

1/19/10

Farm Show a trinket collector's treasure trove

1/12/10

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DeKalb, Ill 60115