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  • Another View: Tennis balls banned, guns OK near convention

    Planning to visit the 1.7-square-mile area in downtown Cleveland where many of the events and protests connected to the Republican National Convention ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Tucker: Demons of our racist past still haunt us

    So we’re not post-racial yet.Instead, we are preoccupied with race, chafing along the color line, po ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: Loss of police officers causes immense pain for community

    To The Editor:I am a retired police sergeant who was working April 20, 1992, when, shortly after mid ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: Let’s review the candidates’ positions

    To the Editor: Donald Trump is for and supports the following: Police, strong military, gun rights ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Letter: Following the path of arms in the U.S. and abroad

    To the Editor:Given the violence with guns, a quiz with answers may be in order:1. Which country exp ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Letter: Respect authority, participate in process

    To the Editor:All lives matter, from the moment of conception on.Our children need to konw that thei ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to fewer tests for high-schoolers

    Thumbs-up: To fewer tests for high-schoolers. On Monday the Illinois State Board of Education announced it would no longer require high-school juniors ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Delegate's View: Web search first step on path to convention

    My wife Kathy Sands and I are off to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland!We will be arri ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Letter: Hold fathers, leaders accountable

    To the Editor:Do you see the trend and tendency in the direction of a federal police system that the ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Schultz: Donald Trump is coming to town

    For weeks now, many of us who live in Cleveland have been fielding questions about how safe we feel about the Republican National Convention’s coming ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Olson: Daisy praise for Waterman police

    The girls of Waterman Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1267 left a nice surprise for members of their local police department this week.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Our view: Gaming license cost should reflect its value

    DeKalb County’s two home-rule cities ought to increase the amount they are charging for video gaming licenses.
    July 14, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Lyons: We've all got our own Pokémon problems

    Maybe it’s age, but I have no knowledge of anything Pokemon other than it was a kids’ card game and some kind of yellow, alien-looking rat is involved ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Pitts: America has gone mad and there's no place to hide

    “What sort of people are we, we Americans? ... Today, we are the most frightening people on this planet.”
    July 12, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Fibs a good parenting tactic

    As children, we all were told that lying is bad.We should always tell the truth and the truth will s ...
    July 12, 2016 - 10:30 pm
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