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  • Our View: Reject plan for huge tax hikes

    The Illinois Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on a budget bill supported by Democrats and even some Republicans, including Senate Republican Le ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Neukirch: The Women’s March and our call to action

    When I arrived at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, I was wearing one item I hadn’t brought with me: a white and pink beaded bracelet with ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Letter: Time for DeKalb to put impact fees on ice

    To the Editor:As you know the city of DeKalb issued one single-family building permit for 2016. Duri ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Letter: Partnership between county, union helps

    To the Editor:I am a certified nurse assistant, and I have been employed at the DeKalb County Rehab ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Letter: Hopeful feeling as Trump begins term

    To the Editor:As we begin the first 100 days of the Trump administration, I am feeling more hopeful. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Schrader: New bistro opens with blast from the past

    The opening act was “Singin and Swingin” as DeKalb’s newest night spot was inaugurated Friday at the Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Health care coverage, provider locations out of sync

    To the Editor:My wife and I are self-employed, and therefore we pay for our health care.Our Blue Cro ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Letter: Staff number, quality key to nursing home success

    To the Editor: I am writing this in response to the letter to the editor by William Klein that appe ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Our view: Rooting for Donald Trump's success

    Donald Trump was not our choice for president.We expressed doubts about his qualifications, his temp ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Photos: NIU women's basketball game against Akron

    Akron beat NIU 84-55 during their women's basketball game at the Convocation Center in DeKalb on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • Photos: NIU mens basketball beats Miami of Ohio 62-58

    The Huskies beat Miami University (Ohio) 62-58 during their mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Reeder: Illinoisans deserve better budget ideas

    SPRINGFIELD – For a few minutes earlier this month, I received a dollop of hope when word trickled out of the statehouse that the Republican and Democ ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • Olson: Upcoming board appointments important for NIU

    There should be some appointments coming soon for the Northern Illinois University board of trustees, a board whose members are certain to face some b ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:20 pm
  • Letter: Quality care vs. major renovations

    To the Editor,After reading, then re-reading the Chronicle's article, “Major Renovation”, January 4, ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Olson: 'Blue Monday' gets a bad rap

    It hadn’t actually occurred to me to feel down on “Blue Monday” until a co-worker brought it up.Cert ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:47 pm
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