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  • Our view: Support your neighbors on Small Business Saturday

    As you write your lists and start looking for deals that meet your holiday shopping needs, please take the time to look for that perfect gift at a loc ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:48 am
  • Our View: Give thanks, be safe, dig in

    Americans ate an estimated 46 million turkeys during Thanksgiving 2014.There’s no denying that’s a l ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Our View: DeKalb taxpayers have done enough for library

    There’s no doubt DeKalb’s new and improved public library will be a great asset to the city’s downtown area and the community at large.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to those who help others

    Thumbs-up: To the volunteers, donors and Salvation Army Capts. Keith and Michelle Graham for distributing free turkey dinner supplies to 700 local fam ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Our view: Restore principle, character at U of I

    One need not be a University of Illinois student or alumni to be concerned about the state of affairs at our state’s flagship university.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Our View: Seize opportunities during holiday season

    The season of charity is well underway in DeKalb County, and there will be numerous ways to make a difference for people in our community – and have s ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Our View: Don't close door on refugees

    Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free … but not your refugees.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Our View: Police misconduct needed deeper scrutiny

    While whispers of a suicide had prepared many for the shock, we hadn’t even gotten over the news of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s actions before and leading up ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to El Nino's effect on the weather

    Thumbs-up: To El Nino, although we wish it would hurry up and get here. According to weather experts, this occasional weather phenomenon involving war ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Our view: Sycamore City Council should reconsider annexation vote

    Sycamore’s City Council is being asked to reconsider its overwhelming rejection of a proposed annexation of property on the city’s northwest side.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Our view: DeKalb right to back IHSA football effort

    When things are new, they often attract the most attention. Keeping people’s interest and support requires proving to them that you’re worth it.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Our View: Gratitude for those who have served

    The birth of Veterans Day can be traced to Nov. 11, 1918.That’s the day World War I fighting between ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Our View: Use common sense with school dress code

    Words and images on a sweatshirt worn by a Dixon High School junior created a stir recently.When it ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Our view: Thumbs-down to the Lt. Joe Gliniewicz saga

    Thumbs-down: To the continued unraveling of the hero image that had been created around former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Our View: Let's never 'fall back' again

    Americans are tired of craving lunch at 11 a.m. and being awakened at 5 a.m. by their children when we “fall back.”
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you attended a high school football championship game?
    Yes, but not in DeKalb
    Yes, in 2013
    No, but I plan to this year
    No, and I don't plan to