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  • Hunt: Lindsey Graham is targeting New Hampshire for 2016

    In an interview for the Public Broadcasting System’s Charlie Rose program, Sen. Lindsey Graham said it’s more likely than not he’ll seek the Republica ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Free lunch program needs more oversight

    There is a problem with the school lunch program in the U.S., and it goes beyond the five food groups and basic nutrition, which have been a hot polit ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Punishing taxpayers

    To the Editor:I read with disdain where a community college recently offered an obscene amount of mo ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real Oscars

    To the Editor:Utterly absorbed in their insatiable, pathetic need for attention, America’s left seek ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ready for change in McHenry

    To the Editor:Our Ward 2 in McHenry is ready for a change.As I traveled around my ward meeting peopl ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sugar tax a healthy choice

    To the Editor:The Feb. 25 Our View “Not so sweet on sugary tax” suggests the Healthy Eating Active L ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Taking your medicine can be a bitter pill

    I don’t remember the movie “Play Misty for Me” all that well, except that it was a young Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut in a movie he also starred ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Ponnuru: A tax plan Republican purists should learn to love

    Sens. Mike Lee and Marco Rubio have come up with the most pro-growth tax reform since Calvin Coolidge’s presidency.
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Taking aim at property taxes

    Two local lawmakers are busy filing bills in Springfield aimed at lowering your property taxes.House ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Time to label GMOs

    To the Editor:In Tower Lakes, my summers have revolved around that beautiful lake.My family boats, s ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Autism advocacy

    To the Editor:Federal and state legislators need to be aware of the ever increasing amount of childr ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Berggren: Don't waste vacation days

    Visit McHenry County staff and board members joined hundreds of travel professionals at the Illinois Governor’s Conference on Tourism held in Chicago ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Stiemke: Fifth year for Human Race is on the horizon

    The McHenry County Human Race is coming up on year five. It is hard to believe we are here already.B ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Reeder: Demonstrators aren’t doing themselves any favors

    MADISON, Wis. – It’s not every day I interview someone dressed in nothing but bright red long johns and a medieval Viking helmet standing in the middl ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Letter: Class ranks

    To the Editor:On Feb. 25 you published a letter from Scott Siman that opposed the elimination of cla ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
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