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  • Letter: Jerry Smith can unite DeKalb as mayor

    To the Editor:My name is Arthur (Larry) Lundgren. I have lived 70-plus years in DeKalb and raised an ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Letter: Visit with Mike Verbic in DeKalb's 6th Ward

    To the Editor: I write to ask for your vote April 4 to serve and work as your alderman. DeKalb has ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:57 am
  • Letter: Why rush to approve downtown DeKalb project?

    To the Editor:Regarding the Cornerstone DeKalb Project: This project is being considered as a downto ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Letter: Medicaid critical for adults in long-term need

    To the Editor:Would you help a person with a disability? Someone who can’t walk and uses a wheelchai ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Mendoza: Governor fails to do his job on budget

    One simple truth shines through all the noise about Illinois’ budget “impasse” that has brought suffering to people all over our state:
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Squeeze play only concern in plan

    There’s a lot to like – and one big thing not to like – in the proposal for a new four-story, 51-unit luxury apartment building near the intersection ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Ponnuru: Trump fails two tests of judgment, competence

    Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser has rightly received more attention, but it wasn’t even the first personnel snafu in the admi ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Schrader: Showing students the broader world

    My wife, Kay, transferred from Charter Grove country school to a Sycamore school called Southeast Elementary more than 60 years ago when it was brand ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Letter: Team Trump excludes competent people

    To the Editor:John Stossel's opinion column in Saturday's Daily Chronicle (NYT's smearing of Team Tr ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Letter: Smith's action plan if elected DeKalb mayor

    To the Editor:Many residents who were unable to attend the first DeKalb mayoral candidate forum have ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:31 pm
  • Letter: Trump's goal is white supremacy

    To the Editor:Imagine that sometime in the next several weeks, the Supreme Court lifts the temporary ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:32 pm
  • Letter: Democracy or autocracy?

    To the Editor:A quick review: democracy is a system where the people have the right to determine the ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Shipman: Opportunity House's consolidation efforts

    Opportunity House Inc. was established in 1963 to address the problem of young adults with developmental disabilities leaving the school system with n ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Letter: Kinzinger, not aides, should talk issues with constituents

    To the Editor:The traveling office hours for U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, on Feb. 1 highli ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Olson: It's Valentine's Day, and they're ready for us

    It’s Valentine’s Day. You get anything for your wife or girlfriend yet?Yeah, me neither.But don’t wo ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:04 am
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