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Was America’s first airline terrorist attack in the dunes?

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April 15, 2018

Submitted by Matthew A. Werner
Photo credit: “From the Chris Baird Collection.”

On the night of October 10, 1933, Joe Graff, Marion Arndt, and Johnny Bechinski were playing a game of Hearts around 9:00 pm when they heard a loud boom in the air. They ran outside and saw a fireball…


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New historical fiction novel about the dunes just released!

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September 15, 2015

Last week I invited my Facebook followers to submit an idea for a blog. it had to be related to the dunes. The one that peaked my interest most was from Trent D. Pendley.

Trent has recently released his book, “Toys in the Closet”, a 794 page historical fiction.

“Toys in…


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Nelson Algren Festival to take place in Miller. Learn a little about him, and you’ll really want to go!

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August 14, 2015

Article submitted by Philip E. Thomas

Nelson Algren is arguably the greatest author to come out of Chicago and perhaps his generation, which includes the likes of Hemingway, who would go on to proclaim Algren as one of…

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