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  • Photos: NIU loses to Akron 76-73

    NIU loses to Akron 76-73 during their men's basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Borowicz: Reflecting on first year as president of Kishwaukee College

    As I look back on my first year as president of Kishwaukee College, I am amazed by the challenges, and resulting changes, the college faced in 2016.
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Pitts: The lonely death of Naika Venant

    It has since been learned that the actual number is not clear. The original figure was based on the “views” logged on the site as reported by multiple ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Letter: Some marchers' behaviors didn't command respect

    To the Editor:Since when does going topless and marking up one’s body with vulgarities empower a wom ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Letter: Americans should accept, honor president

    To the Editor:It’s time for our country to accept Donald Trump as president. He needs to be respecte ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Our View: 5-year contract too long in DeKalb School District 428

    A five-year contract is too long for most any employee, including public school administrators. This is a thought that probably has occurred to offici ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Lynch: Refusing to compromise, Rauner risks a strike

    A year ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner broke off contract negotiations with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the largest union ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Olson: A level of equality worth protesting

    I’ve heard more than a few people say they “don’t understand” why so many women marched in cities around the country a couple of weeks ago.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Our View: Rauner contract offer generous

    AFSCME members across Illinois will begin voting Monday on whether to give their leaders the authority to strike.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Olson: Future will copy Trump's Twitter use

    One of the smartest things that Donald Trump does is get on Twitter and speak his mind. A lot of people aren’t used to it.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Letter: Ideas on crime, roads, and improving business climate in DeKalb

    To the Editor:I'm running for mayor of DeKalb.In my last letter, I told you some of my ideas on brin ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: Responsibilities force withdrawal from DeKalb race

    To the Editor:It is with mixed emotions that I announce my withdrawal as a candidate for 2nd Ward al ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Taking one for the family

    I am sick and tired of taking birth control pills. I have taken them diligently for years.Some of my ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • Letter: A prayer for our president

    To the Editor:Lou Cole of DeKalb wrote this prayer, which was read at my Sunday School class for adu ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Olson: Musburger a former Chronicle sports editor

    For a short time in 1961, legendary sportscaster Brent Musburger was the Daily Chronicle’s sports editor.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Reader Poll

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