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  • Another View: Senate should act on Obama's Supreme Court nominee

    It has been almost six months since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly, and almost five months since President Obama nominated Mer ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To Americans dominating at the Olympics in Rio. This week, Michael Phelps added to his record medal total, seemingly untouchable in every s ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Letter: Time between bells only part of teacher's day

    To the Editor,I am writing concerning your editorial suggesting that teachers have a choice whether ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Borowicz: Kishwaukee College –keeping it local

    In just three short weeks, the fall semester will be upon us, and Kishwaukee College will once again be bustling with students.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Our View: As governor, Blago gave leniency the cold shoulder

    News coverage of Tuesday’s resentencing hearing of Rod Blagojevich certainly tugged at the emotions of those who both support and oppose leniency for ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Thanks, Obama

    To the Editor:Just heard on the news that health insurance coverage next year will increase 25 perce ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Letter: Help Genoa-Kingston United Way

    To the Editor:Genoa-Kingston community members, are you aware that the Genoa-Kingston United Way has ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Olson: 5 takeaways from state of D-428 teacher talks

    Things are starting to get serious in the contract impasse between DeKalb School District 428 and its teachers union.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Letter: Sanders sells out his revolution

    To the Editor:I didn’t agree with his ideas about this country, but candidate Bernie Sanders helped ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Partying like a mother

    The most entertaining island I have ever been to is Mykonos, Greece. My bestie, Annie, and I had a blast there, footloose and fancy free four wheeling ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Letter: School taxes are driving people out of DeKalb

    To the Editor: I couldn’t help but notice the number of signs going up in DeKalb supporting the DeKa ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Pitts: How I got in trouble with ladies

    Let me tell you how I got in trouble with ladies.No, not “the” ladies. Not, in fact, female human be ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Our View: Better incentives for new development

    Developers have gone from overbuilding bogeymen to would-be charity cases.Where once city officials ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Letter: Use more sense in choosing Sycamore car show exhibits

    To the Editor:The restored autos at the annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show broug ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Letter: Supporting Hillary best alternative to D.T.

    To the Editor:Boy, oh boy, is it tempting to say, “I told you so!”Or, better, “Don’t blame me, I vot ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:24 pm
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