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  • Letter: ‘Yes’ vote will add value to Sycamore

    To the Editor:My wife and I have raised a family in Sycamore and are very pleased with our experienc ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Akst: An unsolicited memo

    Date: Oct. 17, 2014To: Ellen Divita, Incoming Community Development DirectorFrom: Jason Akst, Daily ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Letter: Thanks to all for great NIU homecoming

    To the Editor:Although the football game did not end in Northern Illinois University’s favor, we wan ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Share opinions with Ward 5 Ald. Naylor

    To the Editor:The DeKalb City Council continues to address significant issues of finance, public saf ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Ponnuru: Three reasons immigration reform is still dead

    Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama’s desk? That theory is mak ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Vote Trent Taylor for DeKalb County Clerk

    To the Editor:I wish to add my name to the long list of DeKalb County voters who support Trent Taylo ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Letter: Join Thursday earthquake drill: “Drop,cover and hold on!”

    To the Editor:The largest earthquake ever to rattle North America occurred in 1811 in New Madrid, Mi ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Letter: Genteman pledges to stop DeKalb County Board’s spending

    To the Editor: DeKalb County cannot afford to re-elect party loyalists with a failing record. Jim Lu ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Our View: Ebola patients require special hospitals

    The odds seem slim that an Ebola patient could turn up at the emergency room at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Sanchez: Gun turns mental illness to tragedy

    Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.She shot him once i ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Letter: Fight back against scourge of porn

    To the Editor:Imagine my surprise and shock when I hit the Google button on my computer and the word ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Barone: Will independents’ Support dissipate in key races?

    One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has been, “There are no ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Letter: Luebke in touch with District 9 voters

    To the Editor:My name is Jim Luebke, Democratic candidate for DeKalb County Board District 9, and I ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Schrader: Can you still smell mother’s cookies?

    Not being very domestic (only making pancakes or scrambled eggs on Saturday mornings during my lifetime) I really had not given a lot of thought to th ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Harrop: Oh, for a table to eat on

    I was hungry and between flights at Atlanta’s airport, “the world’s busiest.” So I wandered the corridor looking for a clean place to sit and eat some ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:26 pm
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