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Dave Neville

GALLATIN, TN – Dave Neville, 78, passed away November 30, 2015 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a brief illness. Dave was born March 25, 1937 in Dwight. He was a 1954 graduate of St. Paul’s High School in Odell; attended…

Audrey O. Myers

GARDNER – Audrey O. Myers, 82, of Gardner went to her eternal rest on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Heritage Health in Dwight. The family will receive friends at The Church of Hope, 202 N. Monroe St., Gardner, Saturday, December 12, from…

The Introvert Anthem

I’m very hard pressed to check out a new artist. There are a few exceptions to this rule. If I really value someone’s musical taste and opinion then I’ll listen. There are other times when I see someone’s name enough…

Linda Dolan

DWIGHT – Linda Violet Fieldman Dolan, 67, of Dwight passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Linda was born January 16, 1948 in Pontiac, daughter of Edwin R. and Lela Eyre Fieldman. She was married to the late Floyd J. “Jim” Emmons from…

Robert J. Oelschlager

STREATOR – Robert J. Oelschlager, 89, of Streator passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born April 25, 1926 in Dwight, he was a son of Carl and Mary Agnes Gayon Oelschlager. He…

Tim Krominga

SOUTH ELGIN – Tim Krominga, 49, of South Elgin and formerly of Odell, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin, after a battle with cancer. Tim was born August 30, 1966 in Morris, son of Donald…

Kimberly A. Smith

Kimberly A. Smith died unexpectedly at her home Friday, November 20, 2015. Kim was born February 3, 1973 in Morris, Illinois. She was part of the 1991 graduating class of Dwight Township High School. She went on to study nursing…

Anne Burkhardt

GARDNER – Anne Burkhardt, 83, of Gardner passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Morris Hospital. Anne was born August 17, 1932 in Morris, daughter of Clarence and Agnes Sharp Gabel. She married Glenn Burkhardt February 8, 1953 in…

Thanksgiving Food

The conversation of what people eat for Thanksgiving came up the other day and the conclusion that was reached was “does anybody even like Thanksgiving food?” There are a few different popular items that always seem to get consumed around…

The Evolution of Justin Bieber

We all remember this Bieber. The guy was new to the scene. He had the shag haircut, he had that song that you most definitely have heard more than “One Time,” but we weren’t ready to anoint him a star…