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  • Our view: Brighter forecast for redistricting reform

    The weekend weather forecast for DeKalb County calls for highs in the 90s. Whew!The political foreca ...
    June 10, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Our View: Stay safe when near water this summer

    ​Water – whether it be swimming in pools, picnicking in a park near a lake or dropping a fishing line into a creek – is a staple of summer.
    June 7, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Olson: Looking up to reporters who risk lives

    There are many people I look up to in journalism, and some of them I only learn about after they have died.
    June 6, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Olson: Drug that killed Prince not as dangerous as pot?

    This week we learned that Prince, one of the great musicians of our time, died at his Minnesota home from an overdose of fentanyl.
    June 3, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Thumbs-up, thumbs-down: Another year for Camp Power, state title contenders

    Thumbs-up: To another year for Camp Power. Now being run by Kishwaukee Family YMCA, the annual camp for children living in DeKalb’s University Village ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Our view: All or nothing for budget this summer

    Top state Republicans, including Gov. Bruce Rauner, on Thursday held a news conference at which they called for Democrats to pass a pair of stopgap bu ...
    June 3, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Our View: 'What have we done?' Illinois awaits leaders’ regret, remorse

    Memorial Day weekend TV viewers might have caught a showing of “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” the 1957 fictional tale about British POWs – led by a p ...
    June 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Cheeky Mama: Toddler's toast leads to mom's anxiety

    Working mothers are always trying to balance their priorities.It can be exhausting, juggling (in no ...
    May 31, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you agree with the Supreme Court's ruling striking Texas's restrictions on abortions?