‘A beautiful person with a big heart’: DeKalb mourns death of former mayor Bessie Chronopoulos

‘She loved this community’: Local politicians, friends remember Chronopoulos as lifelong public servant

Katie Finlon

Katie Finlon covers local government and breaking news for DeKalb County in Illinois. She has covered local government news for Shaw Media since 2018 and has had bylines in Daily Chronicle, Kendall County Record newspapers, Northwest Herald and in public radio over the years.

Katrina J.E. Milton

Award-winning reporter and photographer for Shaw Media publications, including The Daily Chronicle and The MidWeek newspapers in DeKalb County, Illinois, since 2012.