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  • Pitts: Holding memories for Aunt Millie

    CHICAGO – It was the summer of 1969 the first time I came here, two months shy of my 12th birthday.M ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Letter: Vote 'yes' to improve Sycamore parks

    To the Editor:I would like to take a moment to talk about an important issue facing Sycamore residen ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Letter: Don't overlook Gov. Quinn's successes

    To the Editor:Bruce Rauner and his supporters say he will change how Springfield works and the only ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Our view: School funding plan means crippling cuts

    An Illinois Senate bill that has made its way to the House could have a dramatic effect on school funding at the local level.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Hub Arkush: Hard to see how Emery, Trestman believe Chicago Bears can turn it around

    Bears general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman met the media to answer questions on the day after the Bears’ 51-23 loss to the New England P ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Letter: Bunge a fiscal conservative for District 1

    To the Editor:I am writing to encourage the voters of DeKalb County District 1 to vote for Kevin Bun ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Letter: Johnson the right choice for county clerk

    To the Editor:We believe in good fiscal government for DeKalb County and are convinced that Republic ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Letter: Johnson has proven self as county clerk

    To the Editor:In the race for DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder, there is a great opportunity to choo ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Barone: Reagan speech still resonates 50 years later

    On Oct. 27, 1964, 50 years ago Monday, a movie actor and television host delivered a 30-minute speech on prime time national TV in support of the pres ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Ogle tow fund a self-made disaster

    When Ogle County Board members voted in 2011 to establish an administrative tow fee, they probably thought they had helped first-year Sheriff Michael ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Letter: Anderson will keep safety net intact

    To the Editor:Thinking about voting for Randy Hultgren for Congress in the 14th District? Reconsider ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Barry Schrader: When ‘prime time’ isn’t just a TV term

    When is the prime of your life? Some would say it is age 35, but a few hundred DeKalb County Farm Bureau members in their 60s and older call themselve ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Letter: Check out what’s happening at Sycamore Library

    To the Editor:I was recently appointed to the Sycamore Public Library Board, and as part of that pro ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Letter: Rauner not the answer for Illinois

    To the Editor:So here are my issues with Bruce Rauner.He is a “supply-side, trickle-down” economist. ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Harrop: Canada can be tough on immigration

    Two years ago, Jeffrey Niehaus was a popular teacher at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. An American, Niehaus had applied for permanent ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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