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  • Schrader: Two DeKalb classmates reunite at 99

    When classmates Leonard Osland and Don Mosher got together recently, they realized they are about the only ones left from a class of 156 students who ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Letter: Climate Reality Project points the way to renewable energy

    To the Editor:This summer I attended The Climate Reality Project in Houston with a friend and collea ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Oliver: Could Castro’s death bring change to Cuba?

    The death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro last week at the age of 90 seems almost hard to believe. After all, Castro had been out of sight for almost a ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Letter: Kish College partnerships help to prepare youth

    To the Editor:Recent reports show that almost 90 percent of millennials who graduate from high schoo ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Letter: Keep holidays special, separate

    To the Editor:In response to your editorial, "Shining a spotlight on Thanksgiving" (Nov. 21, page 13 ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Olson: Why the Thanksgiving shopping hostility?

    There seems to be hostility toward the new tradition of stores opening the night of Thanksgiving.On ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Another View: Environment deals don't have to be perfect to be good

    ​In a year marked by impatience with traditional politics and institutions, two major, little-discussed international agreements struck in recent week ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Our View: Spike in police deaths is alarming

    One can’t draw causation from rhetoric, national media attention or social media outrage, but there definitely has been an increase in the deaths of p ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Mayor's View: DeKalb in solid financial shape for 2017

    The DeKalb City Council and Finance Advisory Committee have met over the past several weeks. The topics have included the city’s financial policies, t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Olson: Return of hated holiday tunes

    It is time, as my 3-year-old daughter would say, to “start Christmasing.”Regardless of your level of ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Our view: Shop local, stay local

    It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving.You’re still suffering from a turkey, football and family hangove ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Schrader: Oh, those Norman Rockwell Thanksgivings

    Most of us my age come from homes where Thanksgiving (and often Christmas) was celebrated the old-fashioned way: At grandpa and grandma’s house, or an ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Our view: Thanksgiving holiday should transcend differences

    Thanksgiving was declared a federal holiday by President Abraham Lincoln during the darkest days of our republic.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Our view: Be safe if traveling this Thanksgiving

    Thursday is Thanksgiving, an annual holiday when families come together to enjoy each other's company and a good meal, and to give thanks for all of o ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Appreciating little things to keep holiday simple

    As the holiday season arrives, I find myself thinking about all the big events coming up. This starts to make me a little anxious.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:32 pm
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