Category: Feature Stories

‘There Is Good In Every Day’

 paper  April 11, 2022

By Brandon LaChance There are not many aspects of life as evident as death. The way we process death or how we will deal, react to our lives ending is…

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Darts or Baseball?

 paper  January 26, 2022

Dartball mixes both to form a fun game by Brandon LaChance Every other Monday night from November to February, there are quite a few vehicles surrounding local churches. The parking…

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What an Experience…

 paper  January 14, 2022

Timestamping Michael Leone’s Rose Bowl Adventure by Brandon LaChance In 2020, Gardner-South Wilmington band director Michael Leone was chosen as one of 200 band directors by the Michael D. Sewell…

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Another 5,000 Copies

 paper  December 29, 2021

‘Woodturning with Resin’ Set to Reprint by Brandon LaChance When Keith Lackner’s book, “Woodturning with Resin,” was published in April, the Dwight resident thought he might sell 300 copies. Fast…

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Something Different… Shaking up Christmas

 paper  December 24, 2021

By Brandon LaChance Christmas is part of all of our lives. Every December we get excited about the holiday and spend time with our families. Just like everything else in…

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Definition of Family Christmas

 paper  December 15, 2021

Johnson Family Lights up Reddick By Brandon LaChance It’s hard to miss. If you’re too close, it may be hard to see because of the brightness. No, we’re not talking…

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Investigations Open in Livingston County Odell Gas Station Robbed, Gambling Machines Burglarized in Cullom, Campus

 paper  December 7, 2021

by Brandon LaChance The Livingston County Police Department has opened three investigations in the last week. At 9:33 p.m. Nov. 27, Fast Stop in Odell was robbed at gunpoint. Three…

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Making the Toughest, Best Decision

 paper  November 23, 2021

Birth mom, child reconnect after adoption By Brandon LaChance November is nationally known for Thanksgiving. But, the turkey-eating event isn’t the only reason to celebrate the 11th month of the…

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Time to See National Parks Irv Masching Set to Retire After Practicing Law 46 Years

 paper  November 18, 2021

By Brandon LaChance Countless trains have traveled the tracks. Many businesses have opened their doors, some have closed and some still flip the open/close sign or turn on and off…

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Chewy candy turned crunchy 420 Crunchy Munchies offers freeze-dried candy

 paper  November 11, 2021

By Brandon LaChance: While hunting for interesting items at farmer’s markets in Livingston County, you may have noticed something unique. Meagan Houdek, 35, from Morris and has lived in Dwight…

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What Veterans Day means to Veterans

 paper  November 11, 2021

By Brandon LaChance November 11 holds a special place in Americans’ hearts. On every calendar in every home or business, Veteran’s Day has been listed and associated with the 11th…

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The Keeley League

 paper  March 16, 2016

by the Dwight HIstorical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17…

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Boom Years (Part III of III)

 paper  March 9, 2016

by the Dwight Historical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17…

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The Boom Years (Part II of III)

 paper  March 2, 2016

by the Dwight Historical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17…

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The Boom Years (Part 1 of 3)

 paper  February 24, 2016

by the Dwight Historical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17…

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