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  • Letter: Mental Health Court is coming to DeKalb County

    Dear Editor: I would like to thank the Daily Chronicle for the recent series on mental health issue ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Support Amato in GOP state's attorney race

    Dear Editor: I would like to thank the Daily Chronicle for the recent series on mental health issue ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-down to Kishwaukee College layoff talks

    Thumbs-down: To plans for a local in-home senior care provider to close. Lutheran Social Servies of Illinois is the latest social service provider to ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Where is the next question?

    What’s happened to investigative journalism and critical thinking? Why, too frequently these days, d ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Connie Schultz: This progressive doesn't need your lectures

    Have I mentioned lately how much I’m enjoying the lectures from self-avowed liberals who insist my respect for Hillary Clinton is proof that I am not ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • 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
  • Another View: FCC not doing enough to restore faith in democracy

    TV watchers need to brace themselves for the worst this election season.Hundreds of millions of doll ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Ted Cruz's win also exposes 2 weak spots

    Journalists have an unfortunate tendency, when it comes to big political stories, to prove their savvy by going counterintuitive.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • More support is needed for mentally ill

    There are a lot of contradictions in our society in general and our community in particular on the subject of caring for people with mental illness.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • 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
  • Pitts: Poetic justice for Planned Parenthood

    “A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.”That nugget o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Dvorak: Near Virginia Tech, a 13-year-old's online fantasies turn fatal

    There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl.It used to be 13-year-olds ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: Avoid being a victim of a scam

    With the old-fashioned company pension now an endangered species, what besides Social Security will support Americans in retirement?
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:34 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
    Other