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  • Letter to the editor: Changes to code took power from council

    To the Editor:I am concerned about the way DeKalb’s city attorney, Dean Frieders, has drafted city o ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter to the editor: New directors will help foundation further important mission

    To the Editor:The Kishwaukee College Foundation plays an important role in supporting the mission of ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Our view: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To making it easier to dispose of unwanted items. The city of Sycamore is adding a service to its trash collection service with Waste Manag ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Our view: Officials must confront 911 issue

    When the 911 system went down for a few hours in California’s Coachella Valley earlier this year, local officials called for a state and federal inves ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Olson: 'Creepy clowns' I can handle

    If you have a child in school, I hope there’s been some talk about clowns this week at your house, because there definitely has been at their school.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Schrader: Cemetery walk offered local life stories

    The Sycamore History Museum held its 23rd annual Elmwood Cemetery Walk on Sunday, and presenters highlighted the life stories of several residents bur ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Ponnuru: Obama's self-serving fictions exposed

    Barack Obama is at it again, portraying the partisan battles of his presidency as entirely the result of pigheaded obstructionism by the Republicans – ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Another View: Defending the indefensible

    Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was more of a proxy war between this year’s presidential candidates than a contest about capabilities of the ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: When your child is off the charts

    People like to tease each other for being different. My only hope is that my daughter will have enou ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Another View: Fatalities increase after Wis. ups speed limit to 70

    Before Wisconsin enacted the 70 mph speed limit on interstate highways in 2015, we suggested that officials monitor the results and provide a review w ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Letter: Praise for Trump is off-base

    To the Editor:I cannot let Kurt Bechle’s letter praising Donald Trump (page 23, Oct. 1 Daily Chronic ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Olson: Quick primer on local races

    I wrote recently that it feels too soon for me to vote, but obviously not everyone agrees with me. ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • Letter: Guarantee road funds will be spent as intended

    To the Editor:This November, Illinois voters have the opportunity to do something that is long overd ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Don't fall for false equivalency between Trump, Clinton

    To the Editor:Please, friends. Wake up to the fact that Donald J. Trump’s main strength as a busines ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Our View: Suspending business sends message to bank

    Illinois on Monday became the second state to suspend its business relationship with Wells Fargo in light of revelations that bank employees had commi ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:09 pm
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