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Daily Chronicle
1586 Barber Greene Rd.,
DeKalb, IL 60115


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Karen Pletsch — Publisher



Eric Olson – Editor

Brett Rowland — News Editor

Eddie Carifio — Sports Editor

Inger Koch — Features Editor

Matthew Apgar — Photo Editor

Jesse Severson — Sports Reporter

Stephanie Markham  — News Reporter

Drew Zimmerman  — News Reporter


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Karen Pletsch — Advertising and Marketing Director


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