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Opinion

  • Letter: Remove money's corrupting influence from politics

    To the Editor:More than any election in recent history, the corrupting influence of big money in pol ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Letter: No separating SS flag from Nazism

    To the Editor:The owner of the Nazi flag, and I am disappointed that you gave his name, for in doing ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Our view: Indian Creek board's private party a bad idea

    Indian Creek School District 425 Superintendent Pamela Rockwood’s last contract was approved at 8 a.m. the day after Christmas 2013 at a special meeti ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Olson: On prison population, we can't have it both ways

    We can’t seem to make up our minds when it comes to how to handle crime and punishment in America.On ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to longtime Sycamore crossing guard

    Thumbs-up: To longtime Sycamore school crossing guard Alice Bennett. Bennett recently retired after 49 years of helping students get to school safely. ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Letter: If the Shoe Fits …

    Dear Editor,Since construction of rental properties west of Annie Glidden Road, the neighborhood in ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Here in Cleveland, you gotta respect the scars

    We all have things we try to avoid in life. My top three are large sports crowds (frightening), long waits (infuriating) and standing in the hot sun ( ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • If the shoe fits …

    To the Editor:Since construction of rental properties west of Annie Glidden Road, the neighborhood i ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Construction's temporary toll in downtown DeKalb

    It wasn’t yet 9 a.m., but there was action all around me as I stood at the northwest corner of Third Street and Lincoln Highway this week.
    June 25, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • More reasons for reforming redistricting

    If you need any more reasons in favor of reforming Illinois’ highly partisan redistricting process, The Associated Press came up with several this wee ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Reader Poll

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