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  1. Cost for 911 dispatch service may change for small townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Daily Chronicle

    ... by 5 percent each year to cover an estimated rise in the cost of living. Officials in smaller communities, such as Waterman and Hinckley, are unhappy with the proposed budget. At a county law and justice committee meeting on July 21 , they said they ...

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  2. Good customer service key to Screamers successRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Chronicle

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger she had ever tasted.

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  3. Vandals damage Waterman homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | De Kalb Midweek

    Sometime between July 4 and 6, someone damaged a home in the 10000 block of Duffy Road.

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  4. Small Town Police Concerned About Dispatch FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WIFR

    ... they were paying more than their fair share, compared to the municipalities piggybacking off the sheriff's office. Waterman Police Department paid nearly $17,000 last year. Under a proposal for this year, it would owe $47,000.

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  5. Waterman driver ticketed in crash with trainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Daily Chronicle

    ... There is a yield sign at the train tracks, but no lights indicating whether a train is coming. SHABBONA - A Waterman woman and her 10-month-old baby were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital as a precautionary measure Tuesday she accidentally drove into a ...

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  6. Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriffa s Office dispatch feesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Daily Chronicle

    ... met with the DeKalb County Board's law and justice committee Monday to talk about the proposed cost increase. Waterman Police Chief Chuck Breese said some of the municipalities have looked at leaving the sheriff's services for something more ...

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  7. Photos: Waterman Summerfest & Tractor ShowRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Daily Chronicle

    Driving a 1944 Farmall tractor, Kimberly Boesche rides with her granddaughter Abby Boesche, 7, both of Waterman, during the parade of power tractor and truck parade at the Waterman Summerfest and Tractor Show in Lions Park on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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  8. Summerfest food, tractors and moreRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... in DeKalb County since the late 1960s. Today, Johnson is part of the three-person committee that coordinates Waterman's Lions Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show. The festival's main attraction is the tractor pull and the antique farm ...

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  9. Strykers celebrate 60th anniversaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... he Strykers were married on July 17, 1954, at St. James church in Lee. They both worked at Stryker's Egg Factory in Waterman.

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  10. Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman homeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Daily Chronicle

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.

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  11. Waterman Summerfest features tractors, balloon ridesRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    WATERMAN – The Waterman Lions Club will host a farm tractor pull and offer hot air balloon rides as part of the 14th annual Summerfest and Antique Tractor and Truck Show on Saturday, July 19, at Lions Park in Waterman.

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  12. Downers Grove man killed in crash near WatermanRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | Daily Chronicle

    WATERMAN – A Downers Grove man was killed Friday after his motorcycle collided with a van at the intersection of Route 23 and Chicago Road, DeKalb County Sheriff's police said.

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  13. Star-spangled spectacle draws big crowds to DeKalbRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Daily Chronicle

    ... crowd can get up fairly close and we can actually hear their reactions.” Roger and Linda Roberts of Waterman came to Friday's event for the food and fireworks. Eight food vendors were present at this year's show. The Robertses also came out ...

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  14. June 30 police reportsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Daily Chronicle

    ... was charged Saturday, June 28, with domestic battery. Roger L. Roberts Jr., 43, of the 700 block of Kennedy Street, Waterman, was charged Saturday, June 28, with driving under the influence of alcohol. Rodney D. Rex, 46, of the 1100 block of Glidden ...

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  15. Looking Back: July 2, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... and limousines. ...But if we had that amount of money in an electric railroad from Sandwich through Hinckley and Waterman to the county seat, the common people would have a chance to reap some of the benefits. Ray Yocum of DeKalb buried $2,300 in 23 ...

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  16. Water fight fun in HinckleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... their competitor in two minutes. Lisle-Woodridge Fire Department won the first round of the water fight against the Waterman Fire Department. Lisle-Woodridge firefighter Austin Gieser has been participating in water fights for four years and does it ...

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  17. Somonauk man pleads guilty to theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... burglary and theft for allegedly taking aluminum siding and down spouts and looking to steal other items in a Waterman barn, court records show. Those charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The theft charge for which Shaddix pleaded ...

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  18. Our View: Time to create a new enterprise zoneRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... In 2009, County Board members voted to expand an existing zone in Mendota to include the Monsanto operation in Waterman. That effort came at a cost of an estimated $25,000 a year in state utility taxes for eight years, but also spurred Monsanto to ...

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  19. Bee population devastated by harsh winterRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Honeybees populate a comb at Honey Hill Orchard in Waterman on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

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  20. Waterman train marks 20th anniversaryRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    WATERMAN – When Amboy resident Kirstyn Carter was driving to the area Sunday to take her family to the batting cages and the driving range, she made a pit stop in Waterman.

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