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  • Letter: Assets to build on – America’s Best Communities

    To the Editor:I wish to publicly acknowledge my appreciation for the thousands of hours everyone inv ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to DeKalb planning improvements to troublesome traffic lights

    Thumbs-up: To listening to residents when it comes to troublesome traffic lights. The city of DeKalb is working on a plan to better coordinate traffic ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Letter: We all should work against Alzheimer's

    To the Editor:This month, I participated in two events organized by the Alzheimer’s Association, in ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Franks calls Illinois college funding bill a 'dangerous precedent'

    Legislation to release $600 million to Illinois’ colleges and universities sailed through the state House on a 106-2 vote last week. The Senate follow ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:25 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: 'Sandwich man' always whipping up trouble

    Before I moved to DeKalb County, I was a big fan of the Sandwich man, or his counterpart, the Sandwich woman.
    April 28, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Our View: Team's efforts will benefit DeKalb

    This week, we learned that DeKalb’s entry in the America’s Best Communities contest will not win the $3 million grand prize. Although the money would ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Rain kisses are a Hollywood invention

    Being rained on generally makes people miserable, unless it’s July and you’re a kid who doesn’t have a wallet or a phone in your pocket.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Our View: Strip Hastert of honorary NIU degree

    Northern Illinois University officials demurred in November when they were asked about the honorary law degree the university had awarded to J. Dennis ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:42 pm
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