Month: March 2022

Robert W. Roggenburg

 paper  March 30, 2022

CABERY – Robert W. Roggenburg, 85, of Cabery, Illinois passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at his home with his family by his side. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private burial…

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Jeff Hines

 paper  March 30, 2022

Jeff Hines, age 62, of Gardner, Illinois died March 19, 2022 at Morris Hospital, Morris, Illinois. Born March 20, 1959 in Morris, Illinois, Jeff was a son of Paul “Jim” …

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Making Music for Route 66

 paper  March 30, 2022

by Brandon LaChance If you’re a traveler, a United States of America historian, or live in or around a town on U.S. Route 66, you know the importance of the…

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The Man Behind the Name Tag

 paper  March 30, 2022

by Brandon LaChance John “Jack” Ruskin has been looking at this name for years.When he saw the same name on a guest speaker list for a Certified Public Announcement convention…

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Sharing Teaching Talents

 paper  March 28, 2022

by Brandon LaChance The biggest institution in Dwight is Dwight Township High School. Every child in the village receives their education from DTHS and what they do with it from…

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Rachel Marie Thomas

 paper  March 23, 2022

Rachel Marie Thomas, age 29, of Kalamazoo, Michigan and formerly of Dwight, Illinois, went to her heavenly home on January 31, 2022. Rachel was born on November 14, 1992 in…

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Uniting With Ukraine

 paper  March 18, 2022

by Brandon LaChance The war Russia and the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has engaged with Ukraine has affected the world, not just Europe. Cities, towns, and villages across the United…

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Dwight Township High School Board Looks to Fix Heat

 paper  March 18, 2022

by Mark Boma The Dwight High School Board of Education met Wednesday, March 9, at 6:00 p.m. Casey Pullem, a representative from A & R Mechanical Contractors, was on hand…

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Cindy L. Leonard

 paper  March 16, 2022

Cindy L. Leonard, age 63, of Verona passed away Friday, March 11, 2022 at Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet, Illinois. Visitation was held from 9 until 11 a.m., Tuesday, March…

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Rebecca Louise DeLeo-Battle

 paper  March 16, 2022

Rebecca Louise DeLeo-Battle, age 59, of Odell, Illinois passed away at 10:07 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2022, surrounded by her family in Odell, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 4…

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Kenneth Wayne Clark

 paper  March 16, 2022

Kenneth Wayne Clark, age 61, of Braceville, Illinois died Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago. Born March 24, 1960 in LaGrange, Illinois, Kenneth…

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Cars…a family affair

 paper  March 15, 2022

by Brandon LaChance Once upon a time in a rural Illinois village named Dwight, a boy named Phil Becker continuously went to the News Stand to check out new hot…

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Barbara A. Butts

 paper  March 9, 2022

Barbara A. Butts, age 83, of Dwight, Illinois passed away Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1:29 a.m. in her home in Dwight. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 9, from 5…

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Lloyd Gale Irvin

 paper  March 9, 2022

CREST HILL – Lloyd Gale Irvin, 82, passed away from heart complications on February 10, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. He was born January 26, 1940, in Odell, Illinois, the son…

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Special “Uniting With Ukraine” Service

 paper  March 8, 2022

New Life Church is holding a special service to pray and open hearts to Ukraine as the country is being attacked by Russia. Victor Randle, known as Pastor Randy, is…

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