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  • Metzger: DeKalb County tourism up in 2014

    DeKalb County Conventionand Visitors Bureau ReportDebbie Armstrong, executive director at DeKalb Cou ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Don't let others decide for you

    Hypothetical situation: let’s say half a dozen friends are going to order a pizza. Mary asks what everyone wants.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: What will you be for Halloween?

    This time of year, I’m thankful I have boys.There are some times when I think it would be nice to ha ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chef Darrell: Leek rice soup is on

    With most soups, there is a basic construction of vegetables, herbs, spices and broth. The basic vegetables are onions, carrots and celery; the basic ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: Study strategies make learning easier

    Student life today can be a challenge. Many students, whether traditional or returning to college seeking new skills, face the same struggles.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: The effects of stress – one more thing to stress about

    Ebola. ISIS. Enterovirus. Economic uncertainty. Over-the-top partisan verbal attacks about pretty much everything.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Third graders are great role models when it comes to sleeping

    The tired simile “sleeping like a baby” may have met its match.What you really want to be sleeping like is an 8-year-old.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Metzger: A breakdown of the county budget process

    The process for the annual DeKalb County budget begins in June, when the Finance Committee establishes major budget targets for the year and adopts th ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Too many kids' movies make me Dopey

    Many of the modern technologies we can’t do without can be seen as both a blessing and a curse to the parents of young children.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
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