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  1. Carlos Eugene Avery October 31, 1948Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Carlos Eugene Avery, 66, of Waterman died Saturday, Feb. 21, at Kishwaukee Hospital in Dekalb. He was born Oct. 31, 1948 in Beardstown, the son of Carl Francis and Norma Lee Mayes Avery.

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  2. Low corn prices expected to eat into farmers' profitsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Daily Chronicle

    WATERMAN – Nick Kessler, site manager at Monsanto's Waterman Research Facility, said 2014 was a record year for corn across the country. “This past year there were the most bushels per acre produced in the history of farming, as far as I know,” he said.

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  3. Looking Back: Feb. 18, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | De Kalb Midweek

    A fire burned the east end of Waterman on Nov. 15, 1914. Pictured is the aftermath of the fire.

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  4. Feb. 10 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Daily Chronicle

    ... the influence of alcohol and improper lane use. Crystal L. McRoberts, 33, of the 200 block of West Lincoln Street, Waterman, was charged Saturday, Feb. 7, with driving under the influence. Kevin W. DeBolt, 23, of the 500 block of West Abe Street, ...

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  5. Klondike Derby an education in teamwork for DeKalb County Boy ScoutsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Daily Chronicle

    ... and survival skills were two of the main things the boys learn throughout the day, said Dave Lave, scoutmaster of Waterman Troop 139. “The events teach them teamwork skills, troop spirit, and if they camp out, they learn how to be prepared ...

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  6. James A. a Jima Blue Sr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Daily Gazette

    AMBOY – James A. “Jim” Blue Sr., 58, of Amboy, formerly of Waterman, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He worked at Crest Foods in Ashton for 13 years as an order filler.

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  7. No injuries reported in Shabbona garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Chronicle

    ... parked in the garage, police said. The Shabbona Fire Department was able to contain the fire to the garage. Lee and Waterman fire units also assisted.

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  8. Looking Back: February 4, 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... looking for it; from this fact it may be conceded that spring will be here in time. A number of the young ladies at Waterman Hall amused themselves with a fancy dress party on Saturday evening. Photographer Clark, on Monday, photographed a group of ...

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  9. D-425 to discuss building projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    SHABBONA – Residents can learn more about proposed school building projects during two community meetings hosted tonight by the Indian Creek School District 425. The first meeting will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Indian Creek Middle School, 425 S. Elm St., Waterman.

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  10. Jan. 23 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Crystal L. McRoberts, 33, of the 200 block of East Lincoln Highway, Waterman, was charged Thursday, Jan. 22, with battery. Caitlyn S. Sullivan, 19, of the 1200 block of Deerfield Parkway, Buffalo Grove, ...

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  11. DeKalb Countya s enterprise zone application 1 of 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... joint application, the County Board and six municipalities – DeKalb, Genoa, Sandwich, Sycamore, Cortland and Waterman – approved designating ordinances and signed intergovernmental agreements that could bring an enterprise zone to the ...

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  12. Barry Schrader: Early memories of wagon's squeaky wheelRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Photo provided This ancient photo shows the columnist atop his father Vernon's milk cart on the Waterman dairy farm where the Schraders lived in the early 1940s. The same photo appears on page 148 of “Hybrid Corn & Purebred People, Volume 2.” While sweating out the arrival of my book of columns recently, I focused on some of the major stressors in my life, plus the pleasant remembrances.

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  13. Schrader: Early memories of wagon's squeaky wheelRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Photo provided This ancient photo shows the columnist atop his father Vernon's milk cart on the Waterman dairy farm where the Schraders lived in the early 1940s. The same photo appears on page 148 of “Hybrid Corn & Purebred People, Volume 2.” While sweating out the arrival of my book of columns recently, I focused on some of the major stressors in my life, plus the pleasant remembrances.

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  14. Jan. 13 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2013 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Grove, was charged Saturday, Jan. 10, with obstructing a peace officer. Brandon J. Wade, 26, of the 11300 block of Waterman Road, Waterman, was charged Sunday, Jan. 11, with driving under the influence. Angela M. Widdowson, 21, of the first block of ...

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  15. DeKalb JCPenney location among several closingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Cockrum was disappointed to hear the store was closing and noted the closest JCPenney to her in Waterman after DeKalb closes is in Montgomery, south of Aurora. City of DeKalb Community Development Director Ellen Divita said a member of the company's public affairs team called the city Wednesday to inform officials of the closure.

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  16. Winterfest offers free fun for all agesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... are geared toward all ages, but everyone needs to be dressed for the weather and walking in snow. Phil Nielsen of Waterman will be in the park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. giving horse-drawn wagon rides. At 11 a.m. a guest speaker will give a presentation ...

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  17. Our View: Area helps make holiday specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... through Jan. 31. Thumbs-up: To the local people who have chipped in to help repair vandalism to the Waterman & Western Railroad's Holiday Lights Train display. Police say they still have no leads on who is responsible for the vandalism earlier this ...

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  18. Donors contribute to help repair Holiday Light TrainRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Danielle Guerra – dguerra@shawmedia.com Pete Robinson, owner and operator of the one-quarter scale Waterman and Western Railroad in Waterman Lions Park, stands under his snowfall display Dec. 18. Robinson estimates that vandals did about $20,000 worth of damage to his Holiday Lights Train displays. Each arch took him 160 hours to build, and he builds all of the displays himself, adding something new each year.

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  19. Vandals damage Holiday Lights TrainRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Photo Provided One of the arches that make up the three arch snow fall display was bent so close to the tracks by vandals the one-quarter scale Waterman and Western Railroad train could not pass through on the tracks in Waterman Lions Park. Operator Pete Robinson estimates the vandals, who struck sometime on Friday Dec. 12 or early Saturday Dec. 13, have done about 20,000 dollars worth of damage to the Holiday Lights Train displays.

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  20. Honoring veteransRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Boy Scout Troop 39 in Waterman placed Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans in North Clinton Cemetery on Dec. 7. In all, the troop placed more than 120 wreaths.

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