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  1. Passengers again using Indiana town's 1880s train depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tribune-Star

    The depot will be used by passengers boarding the trains that stop four times daily in the DeKalb County town of Waterloo. The Star reports that the depot includes a display of photographs and artifacts from Waterloo's railroading history and one of its original benches.

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  2. Passengers again using Indiana town's 1880s train depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The depot will be used by passengers boarding the trains that stop four times daily in the DeKalb County town of Waterloo. The Star reports that the depot includes a display of photographs and artifacts from Waterloo's railroading history and one of its original benches.

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  3. Historic Waterloo depot moved to a significanta spot a " Amtrak platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The historic Waterloo depot building on Wednesday was moved to its new location, where it will host Amtrak passengers in a position that town officials have said will play a "significant role" in the DeKalb County town's future. The sun-up, two-block move of the 132-year-old depot was performed by a crew with Wolfe House and Building Movers in less than two hours.

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  4. Americans For Prosperity director to speakRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    Keepers Of The Flame (formerly the DeKalb County 9/12 Group) will be hosting a presentation by Landon Porter, field director for the Indiana chapter of Americans For Prosperity. A question-and -answer session will follow. The public is invited to ...

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  5. Hamilton Marketplace proposedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... or other special events on an occasional basis. The Auburn farmers market has "puppy Saturdays" when the DeKalb County animal shelter brings adoptable pets to the market. Hirons said he hopes to have the market running by the Fourth of July weekend ...

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  6. Honorary roads proliferateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Journal Gazette

    ... as mayor of Garrett for 12 years. The Eryk T. Heck Memorial Highway: Indiana 3 from Interstate 69 to the Allen-DeKalb County line. Heck, an Allen County sheriff's deputy, was killed in a shootout in 1997. The Trooper Jason E. Beal Memorial Highway: ...

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  7. Nonprofit defends funds' useRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Journal Gazette

    ... the Regional Partnership's president and CEO, faced some pointed questions Thursday from members of the DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership about his organization's activities and how much DeKalb benefits. At the end of the 90-minute ...

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  8. St. Joe man sentenced for prom-night incidentRead the original story

    May 7, 2016 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    A St. Joe man was sentenced to one year in the DeKalb County Community Corrections program Monday for intentionally driving his truck into another vehicle after a prom-night altercation.

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  9. Illinois Judge Defers Decision On Wrongful Murder ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | AllMediaNY

    In Illinois, DeKalb County Circuit Court Judge William Brady continued the case of Jack McCullough, who was sentenced to life for the kidnapping and murder of Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Illinois in 1957. McCullough was convicted in 2012, after the case went cold for more than five decades.

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  10. Driver arrested for OWI after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. Police arrested a man who is accused of driving under the influence and causing a crash that sent another man to a hospital.

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  11. The Latest: Illinois judge dismisses 1957 murder caseRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    The Latest on a retired Washington state police officer who an Illinois prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in a 1957 slaying : A judge has dismissed the case against a 76-year-old man who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl. DeKalb County Circuit Court Associate Judge William Brady accepted a motion Friday to dismiss the case and avert a retrial.

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  12. State police identify sniper who ended Waterloo standoffRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... now are conducting an internal investigation of the Waterloo shooting, and will turn the results over to DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said Sgt. Ron Galaviz, public information officer for the state police post at Fort Wayne. One ...

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  13. The Latest: No decision yet on new prosecutor in '57 slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Latest on a retired Washington state police officer who an Illinois prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in a 1957 slaying : A judge made no immediate decision on a request to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of a 76-year-old man who a state's attorney says was wrongly convicted in a 1957 killing. DeKalb County Circuit Court Associate Judge William Brady dismissed the case against Jack McCullough Friday, averting a retrial for now.

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  14. Illinois judge dismisses murder charge in girl's '57 slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Fox News

    Jack McCullough, left, smiles from the backseat of his stepdaughter Janey O'Connor's rental car after he was released from the DeKalb County Jail in Sycamore, Ill., Friday, April 15, 2016. An Illinois judge vacated the conviction of the 76-year-old man in a 1957 killing and ordered his immediate release from prison Friday, meaning that one of the oldest cold cases to be tried in U.S. history has officially gone cold again.

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  15. Woman sentenced for setting Waterloo blazeRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    Describing her actions as a serious matter that created a dangerous situation, DeKalb County Judge Kevin Wallace Wednesday sentenced a 70-year-old woman to four years in prison for starting a massive fire that destroyed the Waterloo building she owned, along with its contents.

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  16. Police: Driver fell asleep at the wheel, flipped carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. A driver was hospitalized early Tuesday after he reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and flipped into a roadside ditch.

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  17. Dickes family donates flag to HuntertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... have a route through downtown Fort Wayne and venture north through Huntertown along S.R. 3 before heading into DeKalb County from 4-7 p.m. that day.

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  18. Police train for shooting incidents at old GHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2012 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    Garrett Police Department Detective Sgt. Tara Smurr, left, and DeKalb County Sheriff's Department Deputy Derek Bergdall make their approach to an active-shooter scenario during training Monday at the old Garrett High School building.

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  19. Three critically injured in car crash on US 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    Alexander Shoemaker, 21, of Waterloo, Donald Brown, Jr., 46, of Butler, plus one unidentified passenger, were all hospitalized in critical condition. DeKalb County Police tell 21Alive that one vehicle was trying to turn into a driveway when it was struck head-on by the opposing car.

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  20. 3 critically hurt in head-on crash in DeKalb Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department, the crash happened on U.S. 6 between Butler and Waterloo near the Waterloo Airport around 8 p.m. Investigators said a vehicle driven by Alexander Shoemaker, 21, Waterloo, was traveling east and preparing to turn into a driveway when it collided with an oncoming vehicle driven by Donald Brown, Jr., 46, Butler. Police said Brown's vehicle crossed the double yellow line moments before the head-on crash.

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