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  • Our View: Keeping the spirit of Memorial Day alive

    Many Americans will have Monday off this week, and scores of people will use that day to gather with family and friends, barbecue and relax.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Our View: Clock ticking for newbies to learn Open Meetings Act

    One of the positives to come out of the Gov. Rod Blagojevich corruption scandal of 2008-09 is greater attention to openness and transparency in Illino ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Consider graduation an opportunity

    It comes around every year, but it never gets old. It’s high school graduation time. A time to celebrate, reflect and prepare for the future.
    May 20, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Our View: Illinois should work within its means

    The demise of Illinois’ 2013 pension reform plan seemed like a foregone conclusion, and we’re not exactly mourning its passing.
    May 16, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Safeguard personal information actively

    How safe is your personal financial information?There are more than 1 billion credit, debit and prep ...
    May 14, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Our View: Don't allow repeat of NIU hazing death

    David Bogenberger was a 19-year-old freshman at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. On Nov. 1, 2012, he and 18 other Pi Kappa Alpha pledges were e ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Our View: Thanking mom for the 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 - 11:15 pm
  • Our View: Reorganization should help history, tourism

    When new leaders take charge, things are bound to change. Supporters of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency are concerned about a change propose ...
    May 7, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Twister survivors, board agree: Mirtoska is a hero

    The Ogle County Board has officially proclaimed the owner of Grubsteakers restaurant a hero.And why ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Our View: IDOT hoping for an earful

    The Illinois Department of Transportation is hitting the road.It’s called the Illinois Infrastructur ...
    May 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm