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  • 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
  • Letter: Vote Lang for mayor of Sycamore

    My name is Dr. Curt Lang, a candidate for mayor of the city of Sycamore. I am writing to give the residents of Sycamore some background and to encoura ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Letter: Wind turbines help environment, landscape

    To the Editor:After reading Paul Ballard's letter to the editor ("Wind turbines harm environment, la ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Our view: Thumbs-up to Bigs in Blue program

    Thumbs-up: To the Bigs in Blue program. There are 12 Northern Illinois University police officers involved with the program, where they are mentors fo ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Mysterious smell follows mom

    Here’s a little disclaimer for the faint of heart. We all know parenting comes with various trials and tribulations. 
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Letter: Trump should be held to higher standard than Costanza

    To the Editor:Delbert Nordbrock’s letter to the editor on Feb. 7 (“The difference between beliefs, f ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Letter: Citizens should stand up for beliefs

    To the Editor:President Donald Trump vowed Monday to allow only people who “want to love our country ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:51 pm
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