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  • Guest view: Mental health care changes coming to DeKalb County

    On behalf of the DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board, I want to pass along some new and important developments when it comes to mental health ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Good morning DeKalb County: A reminder to beware of outsized promises

    Our first “From the Archives” column was enlightening, in a forget-the-past-and-you’ll-repeat-it kind of way.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Hunt: From steadfast Iowa to contrarian New Hampshire

    Strong showings in the Iowa caucuses by Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio sent them roaring into next week’s Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire w ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Waiting for the really cheap stuff

    I make a conscious effort to buy gas in DeKalb County. I figure if I’m paying sales tax to someone, it might as well be to my own community.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Eric Olson: Bradley Olsen's mother still searching

    I never met Bradley Olsen, but I know his face from the laminated posters tacked to utility poles and stuck on shop windows, or the big billboard visi ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is