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  • Our View: Fight to beat breast cancer

    More than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and about 40,000 women will die from it in 2014, according to the Americ ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Stossel: It’s better now than before

    Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It’s natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Pitts: You almost feel sorry for Sean Groubert

    Let us give Sean Groubert every benefit of the doubt.Let us assume he is a good person. Let us assum ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Barone: How far will GOP wave go?

    Republicans seem to be pulling away in the race to win a majority in the U.S. Senate. At least this week.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Barra: Safer driving through technology

    The United States could be on the cusp of a great leap forward in automotive safety. All that’s required is for the auto industry to rally behind the ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Keep smoke detectors working for you

    What if there was an invention that had your back when it comes to fires in your home?What if it cou ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Harrop: Beyond marijuana: Legalize all drugs

    Thirty years ago, a college kid in Kentucky was caught growing marijuana plants in his closet. That turned him into a convicted felon, and though he’s ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Sycamore parks lend to quality of life

    To the Editor:I moved to Sycamore six years ago, coming here from one of the state’s largest cities, ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Video gambling thefts coming to light

    To the Editor:The gambling machines have been in operation for two years, and now video gambling the ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Olson: Geez, of all the days to fly

    I was just outside Aurora on Interstate 88, heading for O’Hare Airport when I heard the news on the radio.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Letter: NIU has a different boss in Baker

    To the Editor:I have lived in DeKalb since 1957. My wife, Alina, and I have three young children and ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Letter: Support Sycamore Park District referendum

    To the Editor:The Sycamore Park District board has spent months and months asking constituents what ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to demolition bringing land development one step closer

    Thumbs-up: To the removal of a pair of decrepit buildings along Sycamore Road in DeKalb this week. Property owner First Rockford Group bought the land ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Americans’ duty to vote intelligently

    Many recent surveys indicate that the vast majority of Americans feel our country is moving in the wrong direction.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Our View: Swiftly evacuate Evergreen Village

    The evacuation of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park can’t come soon enough.Unfortunately, the empty ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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