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  • Our View: Regular fumigation required for state government

    More than five years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the c ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Our View: Black Hawk statue rescue a step closer

    Momentum is building to begin repair work on the 103-year-old Black Hawk statue near Oregon in western Illinois.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Our View: A lighter Labor Day picture

    For the lucky ones, Monday is a day off. Maybe you’ll sleep in, fire up the grill and enjoy summer’s last hurrah.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Olson: Work not just about money

    Labor Day is a great holiday. There’s no societal pressure to be solemn and reflective, no one scolding us that commercialism is overtaking its “true ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up for Corn Fest

    Thumbs-up: To student-athletes on the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op girls swim team, who despite unsettling news this week that their coach had been arrested ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Our View: Find ways to reduce local waste

    Although the county landfill may have opened to expanded trash dumping this month, at least two of DeKalb County’s largest local governments are talki ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Our view: High hopes for football season

    DeKalb County football fans have been a bit spoiled by success in recent years, not that we’re complaining.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Our view: Renters have a right to suitable housing

    It was a resident who alerted DeKalb city officials to the conditions at the Edgebrook Manor Apartments last week.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Our view: State should sell bonds, update computers

    Illinois state government is in trouble again.This time, the inspector general for the U.S. Departme ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to support for woman fighting cancer

    Thumbs-up: To community support. Jan Wahlgren’s Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis in May was a “slap in the face to someone who never smoked.” But Wahlgre ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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