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  • Letter: Fifth Ward alderman candidacy

    To the Editor: I am announcing my candidacy for alderman for DeKalb’s Fifth Ward. As a citizen conce ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: Parking compromise seems fair

    The DeKalb City Council’s requirement that the Ellwood House Association add eight more parking spaces to property that includes the Ellwood House Mus ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Letter: How exactly should population be reduced?

    To the Editor: In his letter that appeared in Tuesday’s Daily Chronicle (Overpopulation key driver o ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: Fight the flu

    Even if you followed the directives from health officials and got a flu shot months ago, it appears there’s a real risk of contracting the flu this se ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Letter: Grand jury proceedings used flawed law

    To the Editor: The transcript of Officer Darren Wilson’s case before a grand jury proceeding records ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Letter: Overpopulation key driver of climate change

    To the Editor: Thank you for “Fossil fuels do more good than harm,” by John Stossel in the Dec. 13-1 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Fossil fuels do more good than harm

    People argue about whether the “consensus” of scientists is that we face disaster because of global warming. Instead of debating whether man’s greenho ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To the DeKalb Municipal Band, which is celebrating its 160th year with a concert tonight. The band will present its first holiday gala at 7 ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Another view: Ring donation should inspire everyone

    A man who endured a fairy-tale romance gone wrong made lemonade out of lemons.Last week, an anonymou ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Olson: Maybe you should run for office

    Beginning Monday and continuing through Dec. 22, people interested in running for local office will be able to submit nominating petitions to appear o ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Schultz: To despair Is to surrender

    This is how a Dec. 8 editorial of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board began:“For the next tw ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Our View: Time to let Barnes & Noble bookstore go

    The phone calls to Barnes & Noble and Mid-America Management, the company that owns the bookstore’s building, can stop now. Barnes & Noble is giving u ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka was devoted to Illinois

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist. Topinka, 70, died early Wednesday, less than a day after she suffered ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Our view: These protesters are not different

    In the wake of a grand jury decision last week not to indict New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, there has been ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Our View: Tips to keep the wreath red

    It’s the holiday season, and that means you probably have electrical cords hanging in and around your home.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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