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  • Letter: Cartoon unfairly blames Israel

    To the Editor:I thought the “Sketch View” cartoon by Dave Granlund that appeared on the Opinions pag ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Our View: Can housing bureau reduce noise problems?

    It will be interesting to see how the city of DeKalb’s Crime-Free Housing Program might affect the number of calls police receive about loud parties a ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Letter: Let’s unleash the DeKalb community

    To the Editor:Now that we have wrapped up another successful Corn Fest event, it occurs to me that t ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Our View: Beware of rabid bats

    Bats are a unique and important part of our ecosystem. They’re prolific eaters of insects; they’re the only mammals that can fly.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Ponnuru: Are Republicans staring at another 1998 fiasco?

    With elections looming in November, Republicans are counting on President Barack Obama’s unpopularity to deliver them control of the Senate.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Our View: Regular fumigation required for state government

    More than five years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the c ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Pitts: An Uzi, a 9-year-old, and American exceptionalism

    Sometimes you read a sentence and think to yourself: only here, only us.Here’s one such sentence.“A ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Stossel: Today's EPA is a green monster

    Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency. You’ve required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cl ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Our View: Black Hawk statue rescue a step closer

    Momentum is building to begin repair work on the 103-year-old Black Hawk statue near Oregon in western Illinois.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Schrader: Thoughts on preserving Annie’s old farmhouse

    Note to readers: Columnist Barry Schrader is a co-founder of the newly formed group The Annie Glidden Agrarian Society, which has as its goal the pres ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Body shop manager pays a good deed forward

    DeKALB – After about 25 years, DeKalb Sycamore Collision Center manager Dan Paulsen is finally paying it forward.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Health care reform, Caterpillar Way headline DCEDC calendar

    The DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. will host a Healthcare Reform Business Roundtable Luncheon on Sept. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:32 pm
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