• Our View: Traffic safety key as school resumes

    A crash involving a Sycamore boy and a passing pickup truck last week was a scary story that could have had a worse ending.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Pitts: 'War on whites' a fight GOP can't win

    At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine?
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Our View: Inspections needed to prevent tragedy

    Buildings in the city of DeKalb have been falling apart, and it is a public safety hazard.City offic ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Letter: Why won't Hultgren have public meetings?

    To the Editor:Why is U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren afraid to hold public town hall meetings in the 14th C ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Letter: Base CEO's pay on that of workers

    To the Editor:On the “Opinions” page of the Aug. 5 edition of the’ Daily Chronicle, Bloomberg News c ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Letter: Not comfortable with new-look Grotto

    To the Editor: In the Daily Chronicle’s June 27 story about the new look at the Paperback Grotto (“P ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Letter: Why no outrage for at killings of Christians?

    To the Editor: It seems as though there is plenty of outrage, including a great deal on ‘social medi ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Barone: Primaries show voters wary of tea party

    The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the tea party movement has lost one race after another. That’s a de ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Our View: Authors’ ideas could help RTA

    State Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican from Hinsdale, stepped down from the Senate the other day. We ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Harrop: Blue vs. blue does not equal red

    They are all Democrats, blue and blue. But like Republicans, they have opposing visions duking it out in the primaries.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Stossel: Patrolmen without borders

    If I drive across a U.S. border, I expect to stop at a Border Patrol checkpoint. But imagine driving to the grocery store, or Mom’s house, well inside ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to DeKalb County 4-H Fair and Illinois State Fair participants

    Thumbs-up: To local DeKalb County 4-H Fair and Illinois State Fair participants. Youth who raised animals over the past year displayed the culmination ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Carson: Spreading scourge of anti-Christian persecution

    Intolerance that fosters pogroms abroad is taking root in U.S. communities. Sobering and unforgettable images are projected across our TV and computer ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Olson: Devil is in the emails

    The Devil would be big into email. He might even have invented it, if he was taking the long view. E ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Guest View: NIU President Baker responds to criticism on raises

    I read with great concern Sharon May’s letter from Monday's Daily Chronicle questioning compensation for two of my senior people. I have no problem wi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:54 pm
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