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  • Letter: Math help for Illinois

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller doesn’t think you pay enough in property ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Court did right thing

    To the Editor:The U.S. Supreme Court did the right thing by a 6-3 vote. They upheld the Affordable C ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Perks prevail for chairman

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller doesn't think you pay enough in property ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Flag disappearing

    Now that winter is over and road repair season is in full swing, I’ve noticed something different. The one thing that seems to be missing from road co ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Republicans selectively embrace states’ rights

    Last week was a good one politically for Republicans, who won by losing.Namely, the Supreme Court de ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Remember what the Fourth is all about

    Thumbs up: To our local government workers and volunteers who have worked all year to create Fourth of July celebrations this weekend for the whole fa ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Why happiness can’t buy you money

    Panama. According to a recent survey, that’s the place where the happiest people in the world live. Sure, they have lush rainforests and turquoise wat ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Peterson: Cubs fans' persistent optimism is annoying to other baseball fans

    I am not fond of the Cubs. In fact, I find them to be the most annoying team in Major League Baseball. In double fact, I hate the Cubs.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Our View: Stay safe this Fourth of July

    The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our great country’s independence.In McHenry County, across ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Stop for pedestrians

    To the Editor:I am writing this letter to address an important issue.There are flashing crosswalk li ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Marriage is not a right

    To the Editor:Many Americans believe God gave marriage as the life-long union between one man and on ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Two states in Illinois

    To the Editor:Illinois is really two states.1.) Chicago. Democrat-led for 100-plus years. Home to Pr ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: AFSCME money fuels Springfield negotiations

    SPRINGFIELD – The way Illinois has handled negotiations with the largest union representing state workers always has been political.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Oliver: Ahem, may our families please have our attention?

    On a recent evening in downtown Crystal Lake, a young mother pushed a stroller along Main Street near the train station.
    July 1, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Our View: Contract bonus sends wrong message

    Some things, such as recognition and advanced placement involvement, have gone well over the past year for School District 155.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
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