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  • Our view: Indian Creek board's private party a bad idea

    Indian Creek School District 425 Superintendent Pamela Rockwood’s last contract was approved at 8 a.m. the day after Christmas 2013 at a special meeti ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Olson: On prison population, we can't have it both ways

    We can’t seem to make up our minds when it comes to how to handle crime and punishment in America.On ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to longtime Sycamore crossing guard

    Thumbs-up: To longtime Sycamore school crossing guard Alice Bennett. Bennett recently retired after 49 years of helping students get to school safely. ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Letter: If the Shoe Fits …

    Dear Editor,Since construction of rental properties west of Annie Glidden Road, the neighborhood in ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Here in Cleveland, you gotta respect the scars

    We all have things we try to avoid in life. My top three are large sports crowds (frightening), long waits (infuriating) and standing in the hot sun ( ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • If the shoe fits …

    To the Editor:Since construction of rental properties west of Annie Glidden Road, the neighborhood i ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Construction's temporary toll in downtown DeKalb

    It wasn’t yet 9 a.m., but there was action all around me as I stood at the northwest corner of Third Street and Lincoln Highway this week.
    June 25, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • More reasons for reforming redistricting

    If you need any more reasons in favor of reforming Illinois’ highly partisan redistricting process, The Associated Press came up with several this wee ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Editor's Desk: Why there's a Nazi 'SS' flag on display in DeKalb County

    There is a Nazi SS flag flying on a pole outside a house along Route 23, north of McGirr Road between Waterman and DeKalb.
    June 23, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • Letter: NRA continues to dominate politicians

    To the Editor:Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, must h ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Acknowledging local LGBTQA community

    To the Editor:The following statement was read at the Wednesday, June 15, DeKalb County Board meetin ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Pitts: Comparisons to Hitler not out of line

    Yes, Hitler.Some of you questioned my evocation of history’s great villain in a recent column on Hou ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb clergy respond to Orlando shootings

    To the Editor:DeKalb clergy gathered around a breakfast table at a the Lincoln Inn on June 15 to sha ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Doughnuts are not just a pastry

    Growing up I didn’t have many family traditions. In fact, the only one I can even remember is on Chr ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Our view: Lock the door on legislators

    The official calendar for the Illinois House of Representatives said the legislative body was in session for 89 session days in 2015.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Reader Poll

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