65°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Letter: Disbelief at charges against mentor

    To the Editor:I am a junior at DeKalb High School. I am writing in response to your article about th ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Another View: The case against police cameras

    When a near-universal consensus emerges around any new idea, some skepticism is usually in order. So it is with the current enthusiasm for mandatory p ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to local charities stepping up

    Thumbs-up: To the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership and the DeKalb County Community Foundation for helping to organize Give Local DeKalb County, a 2 ...
    May 2, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Olson: Mentor's arrest brings more collateral damage

    Again, a person trusted by the community has been charged with crimes involving sex and children. Ag ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Schultz: Documentary on Kent St. shootings resonates today

    As a ‘79 graduate of Kent State University, I was eager to watch PBS’ new documentary on the 1970 campus shootings, which killed four students and wou ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Our View: Crime on the decline in DeKalb

    Crime is down in DeKalb, and in 2014, it hit levels not seen in the past 10 years.The most violent t ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Jason Akst: Trying to see beyond the video

    We watched in terror, anger and sadness as Baltimore entered another day of curfew.By midweek, prote ...
    April 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Ponnuru: Obama’s absurd response to riots

    President Barack Obama’s remarks on the riots in Baltimore started off well and then went swiftly downhill.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter: Medical marijuana a political circus

    To the Editor:When I read Sycamore Mayor Ken Mundy’s comments about not being able to keep marijuana ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter: Hidden agendas behind University Village opposition

    To the Editor:Thank you for posting your views publicly on 4/22: Our View: Reduce Density in Univers ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Another view: A toxic stew in Baltimore

    A city that has lost a third of its population in a half-century; where police have earned notoriety for abusive, vicious and brutal community interac ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Our view: Share transportation thoughts with IDOT

    The Illinois Department of Transportation is hitting the road.It’s called the Illinois Infrastructur ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter: Let system work when it comes to University Village

    To the Editor:The Our View Column In the April 22 edition of the Daily Chronicle (“Reduce density in ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Our View: Fairdale rebuilding now a largely local effort

    Contrary to what your eyes might lead you to believe, Fairdale is not a federal disaster area.Yes, t ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Pitts: What's partisan about fact?

    “Obama is a Muslim,” it said. “That is a FACT.”As best I can recall – my computer ate the email – th ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How will you observe Memorial Day?
    Attend a Memorial Day parade, service or other event
    Have a picnic or grill out
    Travel out of town
    Go swimming