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  1. Blotter: April 18, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Illinois State Police District 21 Ashkum arrested Devon M. Weiss, 24, of Donovan for driving under the influence of alcohol on April 14. A trooper was dispatched to a crash on U.S. Route 52 at 2030N Road in Iroquois County at 10:36 p.m. The trooper spoke with Weiss, who showed signs of alcohol impairment. Weiss was issued tickets for improper lane usage, operating a motor vehicle while using an electronic communication device and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.


  2. Tiarks: 90th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Joan R. Tiarks will be celebrating her 90th birthday on April 17 with a card shower. Please send birthday wishes to: P.O. Box 523, Ashkum, IL 60911.


  3. Jerome 'Jerry' PyzdrowskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Pyzdrowski. Jerry married Linda Meents on March 14, 1981, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Ashkum. Jerry was the former owner of Louie's Plumbing and Heating. He was a union pipefitter. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and ...


  4. Almon SaxsmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... of Lockport, on Jan. 29, 1944. She preceded him in death on Feb. 20, 1998. Together, they farmed in the Danforth and Ashkum area for several years until he began working at Kroehler Manufacturing Company of Kankakee. He later worked for Peters ...


  5. Hailey RoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Rounds, of Herscher; maternal great-grandparents, Ronald and Barbara Young, of St. Anne; stepfather, Joe Heeg, of Ashkum; aunt and uncle, Katie and Tony Hubert, of Herscher; cousins, Andrew and Annaliese Hubert, of Herscher; special friends, Kathy ...


  6. Fostine SchwarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Gary D. and Kathleen Dahn, of Bonfield; daughter, Cheryl and Bernard Weber, of Ashkum; stepsons, Dennis and Paula Schwark, of Herscher, Gary and Carolyn Schwark, of Lafayette, Ind., and Mark and JoAnn Schwark, ...


  7. Richard SchoolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was born June 14, 1937, in Clifton, the son of Weert H. and Marie L. Froidcoeur Schoolman. Rick married Shelby Schuler on June 20, 1959, in Ashkum.


  8. Death notices: March 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Kankakee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais. Richard E. Schoolman, 80, of Ashkum, passed away Sunday (March 4, 2018) at Faith Place in Danforth. Funeral arrangements are pending at Knapp Funeral Home in ...


  9. 90th Birthday: Elsie MeierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Elsie Meier, of Ashkum, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on March 1 with a card shower. Help her celebrate this milestone by sending birthday wishes to her at: PO Box 206, Ashkum, IL 60911.


  10. 50th Anniversary: Lester and Jackie WithaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... the Yucatan Peninsula. Withaft and the former Jackie Perzee were married Feb. 24, 1968, at the Methodist Church in Ashkum. The couple has three children: Keith (Sue) Withaft, of Clifton; Dawn (Joe) Lamazzi, of Chatsworth; and Missy (Yamaze) Riley, ...


  11. John NicholsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... in Highland Park, the son of Robert "Bob" and Ruth E. Reindl Nichols. John married Lori Hull on Oct. 7, 1978, in Ashkum. Surviving are his wife, of Crescent City; one son, Blake (Rachel) Nichols, of Ashkum; daughter-in-law, Cindy Nichols, of Gilman; ...


  12. Place names reflect American Indian heritageRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Daily Herald

    How about the cities and villages of Annawan, Algonquin, Ashkum, Blue Mound, Cahokia, Calumet Park, Channahon, Chebanse, Chicago, Detroit, Du Quoin, Indian Head Park, Kaskaskia, Kankakee, Kewanee, Mackinaw, Makanda, Manhattan, Menominee, Minooka, Neponset, Niantic, Oconee, Okawville, Shawneetown, Onarga, Oquawka, Owaneco, Paw Paw, Pawnee, Pecatonica, Peoria, Pesotum, Pocahontas, Pontoosuc, Potomac, Raritan, Roanoke, Sauk Village, Shabbona, Tamaroa, Tiskilwa, Tonica, Towanda, Wenona, Waukegan? How about Aptakisic Road in Lake County, Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles, the Sauganash neighborhood in Chicago? There's a forest preserve near St. Charles named after Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to be recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.


  13. Engagement: Wauthier-PottsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Michael and Elizabeth Wauthier, of Clifton, are please to announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan, to Tony Potts, of Ashkum. The groom is the son of Timothy and Tina Potts, also of Ashkum.


  14. UI students return to chilly temps, slippery roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    ... were U of I students," though most weren't serious, said Trooper Kurt Quick of Illinois State Police District 21 in Ashkum. Accidents stopped traffic from time to time, with one frustrated UI student posting on Reddit shortly before noon Monday, ...


  15. 'An unusually thrilling experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Theodore often assisted Nels during his performances. Rural mail carrier Theodore Anderson prepares to set out on his Ashkum-area delivery route in the spring 1930, only months after his wild car ride with a pair of gun-toting kidnappers. He was 64 ...


  16. 50th Anniversary: Roy and Vicky PetersenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Roy and Vicky Petersen, of Ashkum, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 at ABVM Catholic Church Hall in Ashkum, followed by Mass at 5 pm. Petersen and the former Vicky Gaffney were married Jan. 20, 1968, at ABVM Catholic Church in Ashkum.


  17. Nels Anderson, Ashkum's 'Aeronaut'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... a "Great attraction for fairs, picnics, and celebrations of all kinds." Anderson was photographed in front of his Ashkum Hotel in 1916. The ice cream parlor on the first floor advertised that it offered "ice cream cones, sundaes, soft drinks, and ...


  18. 80th Birthday: Carol LauterbachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Carol Lauterbach, of Ashkum, is celebrating her 80th birthday. She was born Jan. 1, 1938, in Chicago.


  19. Death notices: Dec. 28, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Dr. Lawrence T. Jacobsen, 72, of Downers Grove, and formerly of Ashkum, passed away Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.


  20. 99th Birthday: Leonard LambertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Sharon (Bill) Kibbons, of Bonfield; Denise (Richard, deceased), of Clifton; and Carol, deceased (Melvin) Marcotte, of Ashkum. He has also been blessed with 13 grandchildren and 37 great- and great-great-grandchildren. Leonard still lives at home and ...


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