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  • Letter: DeKalb mayor candidate Jerry Smith an upright leader

    To the Editor:Some readers may not be aware that a long time ago, everyone was named Smith, and when ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Letter: Call for defense of Affordable Care Act

    To the Editor:Health care is a basic human right. It is as essential to survival as food or shelter, ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb County Health Department works for residents, businesses

    To the Editor:We are voting “yes” for the referendum to provide public health services in DeKalb Cou ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: Retain 'Bill' Powers as Sycamore Township highway commissioner

    To the Editor:As a current employee of the Cortland Township Highway District who has more than 27 y ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Letter: Candy Smith will bring loyalty, integrity, heart as mayor

    To the Editor:Candy Smith will be a great mayor of Sycamore! She is Sycamore-born and -raised, lived ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm
  • Letter: Help commemorate legacy of Jacob Haish

    To the Editor:Barbed wire baron Jacob Haish’'s inventions helped cultivate the Midwest and America d ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:55 am
  • Letter: Misty is right for DeKalb

    To the Editor:Misty Haji-Sheikh is right!We're lucky to have four candidates running for mayor who g ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Letter: Candy Smith cares about Sycamore's future

    To the Editor:I am writing this letter in support of Candy Smith for Mayor of Sycamore.Candy is not ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Letter: Vote 'yes' for county public health programs

    To the Editor:Please take the time on April 4 to vote "yes" for the referendum supporting the DeKalb ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Editorial cartoon

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    March 27, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Letter: Please re-elect Mayor John Rey

    To the Editor:Strong leaders are not afraid of diverse opinions – they seek differing beliefs to cha ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Letter: D-428 needs to slow down superintendent hiring process

    To the Editor:After one candidate dropped out of the race, there are now nine candidates for electio ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Letter: Michael Embrey is DeKalb's best mayor candidate

    To the Editor:Having spent more than 20 years in DeKalb politics as the mayor of DeKalb, I have seen ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: I am not Mother Nature

    Instinctively, most mothers want to help the little ones. I consider myself very motherly and an ani ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Letter: John Rey brings ray of hope to DeKalb

    To the Editor: Mayor John Rey brings a ray of hope to the political climate. Under his leadership, ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think DeKalb County needs a marijuana dispensary?
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