‘Can’t forget what happened’: DeKalb firefighter remembers fallen cousin two decades after 9/11

“We need to keep doing these ceremonies to make sure that no kid forgets what [happened],” 17-year-old Nick Eriksen said.

Katie Finlon

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.