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  • Good morning, DeKalb County: A fitting proclamation

    State Rep. Bob Pritchard read the following State of Illinois Proclamation on Saturday during the gathering marking one year since Fairdale was struck ...
    April 12, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Our View: Fairdale, a year on

    The countless hours of work are making a difference in Fairdale, where residents are turning a story of devastation into one of recovery and rebirth.
    April 8, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Thumbs-up, thumbs-down to not selling tobacco to children

    Thumbs-up: To not selling tobacco to children. DeKalb police recently sent an underage informant into 28 local businesses to buy cigarettes, and of th ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Our View: Share road safely with farm machines

    Farm-related deaths in Illinois reached 14 people from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015, according to the most recent Country Financial data. Since 2005 ...
    April 7, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Our View: Huskie Pups not a good investment

    It’s to be expected that sometimes when you try new things, you fail.Still, it would seem as though ...
    April 6, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Our View: No need to reject art parade

    Support for the arts in downtown DeKalb runs so deep that business owners and City Council members are willing to support an arts parade – so long as ...
    April 5, 2016 - 8:02 pm
  • Our View: Secrets state lawmakers can't hide

    The Associated Press recently released an extensive study of statehouse secrecy.Sadly, it came as no ...
    April 4, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To the Sycamore Lions, whose members donated money and time to help provide Easter Sunday meals for people in the community by working in c ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Our view: Mayor facing charges should resign

    When this Editorial Board last checked in on Hebron Village President John Jacobson, he was shaking down a homeless veterans shelter to benefit a town ...
    April 1, 2016 - 12:42 am
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