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  • Cheeky Mama: Saying 'no' for sanity's sake

    On good days I go to bed around 7:30 p.m. and then wake up around 4:30 a.m.Getting at least eight to ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Letter: Smith has best understanding of DeKalb government

    To the Editor:As the executive director of the Illinois City/County Management Association, I spent ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Letter: Voters must have voice in new D-428 leaders

    To the Editor:There are many ways in which the school board in a community serves its constituents. ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to the return of frozen custard season

    Thumbs-up: To one of the first signs of spring in DeKalb County. Ollie’s Frozen Custard in Sycamore opened for the season Wednesday. And what a day fo ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Letter: Speaking out is only way to stop child abuse

    To the Editor:The DeKalb County community needs to be applauded. It is in times of tragedy that ever ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Styf: Bruce Miles aboard for Cubs coverage

    You might have noticed something new in the Cubs coverage in our sports pages since pitchers and catchers reported for spring training,
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Letter: Barb City Action Committee is born

    To the Editor:The birth of a 21st century political action committee in DeKalb occurred last fall.Th ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Ponnuru: Maybe Trump just is a weak president

    By this point in his presidency, George W. Bush had announced the outline of a tax plan that, with modifications, he would sign into law a few months ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Letter: Kennedy is antidote to Rauner's cynicism

    To the Editor:The relentless negativity of Gov. Bruce Rauner needs to be stopped.Rauner has brought ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Schrader: Zweifels may be last but not bothered in the least

    Most people relish being first, but the Zweifel family holds a special place at the end of the Frontier phone book alphabetically.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: DeKalb mayor hopeful's plans on taxes, jobs

    To the Editor:Residents are saying loud and clear that we pay too much in property taxes, we need jo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:56 am
  • Letter to the Editor: Troops should be used to protect innocents in cities

    To the Editor:One of the National Guard’s undertakings is law enforcement in volatile areas. What is ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:55 am
  • Letter: Adam Kinzinger is a model of a guardian of the nation

    To the Editor:Nations require guardians, citizens require good representation, young people require ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Tucker: Heaven help the little guy in this administration

    With Andrew Puzder’s decision to withdraw from consideration as secretary of labor, advocates for America’s working men and women are doing a little v ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:00 am
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    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:55 pm
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