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  • Our View: Thumbs-up to the return of frozen custard season

    Thumbs-up: To one of the first signs of spring in DeKalb County. Ollie’s Frozen Custard in Sycamore opened for the season Wednesday. And what a day fo ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Squeeze play only concern in plan

    There’s a lot to like – and one big thing not to like – in the proposal for a new four-story, 51-unit luxury apartment building near the intersection ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Our view: Bring new leader with better contract to DeKalb School District 428

    Now that the DeKalb School District 428 board and its superintendent have agreed to a settlement, it’s time to turn the page.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Not always a bed of roses

    People go through all sorts of hardships in life.Whether we manage them with grace or bitterness, no ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Olson: When Barbara Hale became 'DeKalb's own'

    Actress Barbara Hale died at her home in Sherman Oaks, California, last week at age 94, and since then, several people have pointed out the connection ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Our view: Successful transfer of power

    Thumbs-up: To another successful and mostly peaceful transfer of power. After a contentious campaign that included violent protests, threatening phras ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 5:55 pm
  • Our View: Rauner contract offer generous

    AFSCME members across Illinois will begin voting Monday on whether to give their leaders the authority to strike.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:44 am
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