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  • Letter: Send in Schimpf for Attorney General

    To the Editor:Why did Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan say she should give her father, powerfu ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Letter: Illinois pension system still broken

    To the Editor:Despite a recent modest reform bill, Illinois’ public employee pension systems remain ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Our View: Protect yourself from flu

    The virus often spreads through contact with droplets from an infected person. It’s highly contagious and has killed thousands of people each year sin ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Barone: Does ‘The End of History’ result in political decay?

    Francis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, “Political Order and Political Decay.” The news is full of stories of poli ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Letter: Vote for Genteman, vote for lower taxes

    To the Editor: Are you tired of seeing your property taxes escalate year after year? Do you feel lik ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Letter: Cast informed vote in November

    To the Editor:Why not ignore all the big money political action committee attack ads – from all dire ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • Harrop: Why millennials don't drive as often

    Young Americans are just not into driving the way their elders are or did at their age. They are less likely to own cars or use cars. The drives they ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • Letter: Voting our duty and our privilege

    To the Editor:I remember well the first time I heard the word “vote.” At the age of 4, words held a ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Letter: Taylor the right man at the right time

    To the Editor:Once in a while a candidate for public office arrives on the scene who you actually fe ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Carson: Americans, like founders, must gather courage

    It should come as no surprise to most thinking people that Wal-Mart, like many other large employers, recently announced it would be suspending health ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to statue, a fitting tribute to ‘Mr. Pumpkin’

    Thumbs-up: To the arrival of the Wally “Mr. Pumpkin” Thurow statue in downtown Sycamore on Friday, just in time for the 53rd annual Pumpkin Festival n ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Olson: Statistics don't tell whole story about University Village

    I hope you spend a little time with the stories we’ve run in the past two days about University Village in DeKalb.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Another view: Wiping away the Soviet past

    The old trunk weighed more than 81 pounds. It was crammed with handwritten letters sent between 1946 and 1954 that were held together with string and ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Another view: Speak up to end team hazing

    If you were on a high school sports team, you probably went through some kind of initiation ritual. It probably involved some kind of temporary embarr ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Letter: Quinn a much better choice than Rauner

    To the Editor:This is in response to the Daily Chronicle’s endorsement of Bruce Rauner for Illinois ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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