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  • Letter: NIU Veterans do not take sides

    To the Editor:Homecoming at Northern Illinois University was a great event to show support to our Hu ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Letter: Time to send Oberweis to the U.S. Senate

    To the Editor:To change the direction of our federal government, we need to replace Dick Durbin with ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Another view: Appeal of the Islamic State

    Western leaders sometimes suggest the Islamic State is its own worst enemy, so extreme in doctrine and practice that it will galvanize opposition with ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Our view: Opiate antidote can save lives

    It is good to see local government and health officials work together to give local police officers a potential life-saving tool.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Ponnuru: Sorry, Obamacare is still unfixable

    For the most part, the political debate over President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul has become a duel between vague slogans: Republicans say th ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Another view: Stronger rules needed for bankers’ bonuses

    Officials at the Federal Reserve are telling banks to change their risk-taking culture or else. Their argument is familiar, but it’s being pressed wit ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Letter: Elect Pritchard, like-minded statewide candidates

    To the Editor:In the past election for state representative in the 70th District, I proudly endorsed ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Our view: Enterprise zone provides a boost

    Creation of an enterprise zone in DeKalb County won’t by itself bring multiple new businesses to the area.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Letter: Give crime victims, families a stronger voice

    To the Editor:When my sister, her husband and their unborn baby were brutally murdered, my world fel ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Letter: Vote Paul Schimpf for Illinois Attorney General

    To the Editor:The Nov. 4 midterm election is fast approaching, and early voting has begun. While a l ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Letter: Beyond the statistics for University Village

    To the Editor:I was most impressed with the Daily Chronicle’s recent exceptionally well-done series ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Letter: Support Doug Johnson for DeKalb County Clerk

    To the Editor:Having served DeKalb County for 33 years in the County Clerk and Recorder’s office, I ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Reeder: Why remove voting rules for one election?

    SPRINGFIELD – I dropped by my local courthouse Monday and voted early. Before stepping into the coun ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Our View: Don’t ignore changing neighborhood

    Former residents see it, and the demographic information bear it out: DeKalb’s University Village neighborhood has changed in recent years.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • 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
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