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Good time to go camping

Summer is almost over for our kids, as they are returning to school this week. The weather is good, and it would be a nice time for the fami…

Duck blind drawing set Sunday in DePue

This Sunday will be the duck blind drawing at the park in DePue. To be in the drawing, you have to have a current Illinois hunting license a…
The game never leaves former players

The game never leaves former players

The Friday Night Lights won't turn on for five more weeks for the start of the 2017 prep football season in North Central Illinois and state…
Second time is a charm

Second time is a charm

I got a call from Bill Guerrini, and he told me that the annual “Swap Meet” was great success. People brought many articles in to try to swa…
Smitty will always be my Mr. Cub

Smitty will always be my Mr. Cub

We were both baseball enthusiasts, although each of a different color. Don Smith bled Cubbie Blue, and I was all about Cardinals Red. Even s…
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