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  • Our View: Don't allow repeat of NIU hazing death

    It was a senseless way for a young man to die. David Bogenberger was a 19-year-old just a couple of ...
    May 11, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Thanking mom for start of our journey

    Long before Anna Jarvis campaigned in the early 20th century to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday, many individuals were familiar with these word ...
    May 9, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Goodwill and NIU creating a solid collaboration

    Thumbs-up: To a productive partnership between NIU and Goodwill. The Give and Go donation drive targ ...
    May 9, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Our View: Don't ban protection for public workers

    Anger over the final cost of the “coffee fund” case should not lead to the end of all indemnification for local government and public university emplo ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Our view: Reorganization should help history, tourism

    When new leaders take charge, things are bound to change.Supporters of the Illinois Historic Preserv ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Our View: Spring food drives are critical for food pantries

    Hunger doesn’t cease when the holidays are over, but donations to local food pantries often drop off precipitously.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Our View: Seize the day; help local charities

    Today is “Giving Day” – a great day to help local charities make a difference here in DeKalb County.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:44 pm
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