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  • 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
  • Our view: Bring new leader with better contract to DeKalb School District 428

    Now that the DeKalb School District 428 board and its superintendent have agreed to a settlement, it’s time to turn the page.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Schrader: More thoughts on how to spend our remaining time on Earth

    My column last week asking how people would spend the last months of their life, if they were still in good health, generated more responses than I ca ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Photos: Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, remembered in pictures

    Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Letter: New board must choose right leader for DeKalb School District 428

    DeKalb school boards traditionally have had a problem with hiring the right superintendents. One of the reasons I am running for school board in DeKal ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Letter: YMCA will suffer with coming of hospital health center

    To the Editor:I served on the DeKalb County Board from 2000 to 2010, and during that time was a memb ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter: What's in a name?

    To the Editor:Donald Trump is the first Donald elected to the presidency.I discovered six presidents ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:57 pm
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