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  • Schmack’s ‘new evidence’ was not new

    To the Editor:The Ridulph family would like to move on from all the turmoil over the past several ye ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Letter: When the mayor votes and why

    To the Editor: What happens when the mayor causes a tie vote? Here is a primer on mayoral votes th ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Editorial cartoon

    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Letter: Legislation would force feds to safeguard information

    To the Editor:Increasing reports of Americans suffering from identify theft demonstrate the vulnerab ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Cheeky Mama: Just call me 'bag lady'

    So many people ask me how I do it all.  How do I remember everything? How do I have a smile on my fa ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Criminal charges in Tulsa shooting may prevent unrest

    TULSA, Okla. – Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the officer ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Schrader: Cortland centenarian has advice for us all

    Two words: “Don’t smoke.”That’s what Orville Olson said when I asked if he had any advice for us you ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Our view: D-428 faces test in handling allegations about superintendent

    It was disappointing to read the allegations that DeKalb High School Principal Michele Albano made against DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent D ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Letter: Re-elect Schmack for commitment to fairness

    To the Editor:Netflix recently aired a program about overturned false convictions called “Making A M ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Letter: Automation has already brought tremendous change

    To the Editor:In response to your article of Sept. 15 (“Artificial intelligence a benefit or a threa ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago Bears: Injured Cutler might miss game in Dallas

    LAKE FOREST – Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has a sprained right thumb that doesn’t need surgery right now, but John Fox wouldn’t rule it out entirely ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Pitts: Trump unfit for White House ... so what are we?

    “I know you are, but what am I?”Maybe you remember that one from the schoolyard. It was one of those ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Olson: Mother's remarks are powerful testimony

    On Saturday afternoon at Hopkins Park in DeKalb, Michelle Hill spoke to participants in the DeKalb County Out of the Darkness Walk to benefit the Amer ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Try alternative to leaf burning this year

    Just as we’ve made strides to make the air we breathe indoors cleaner by banning smoking in public places, you should help keep the air we breathe out ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Tucker: Trump's popularity can't be blamed on economy

    For months now, we’ve heard about an angry and anxious electorate, depressed by stagnant wages, furious about a “rigged” economic system, uncertain ab ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
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