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  • Everyday Hero: Kathie Comella

    All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and entrances, and each, in their time, plays many parts.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Terry Jaworski

    Every Wednesday, Terry Jaworski and other volunteers hand out diapers for two hours out of the former Sullivan’s Food Store on Elm Street in McHenry.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Arthur Gritmaker

    When Arthur Gritmaker thinks of the Alden-Hebron Baseball/Softball League, he thinks of small-town pride, and he hopes the children involved look back ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Heather Stewart

    Having an informal chat about the Hunger Games at Jimmy John’s. Building cardboard mazes in honor of Maze Runner. Making Silly Putty and bouncy balls ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Brenda Napholz

    The problems seem to start in middle school, a sense of discontent that drives children to alcohol, marijuana and heroin.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Debra Junkins

    Pet Vet Animal Clinic & Mobile Practice Ltd. is more than a suburban veterinary practice. For years, ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Gary Rosenberg

    For nearly two decades, Gary Rosenberg has been the driving force behind a major annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Camille Paddock

    Angie Caldwell heard a story two years ago about a Huntley girl who suffered from an autoimmune disease and found her story amazing.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Heroes: Greg and Kathy Godsell

    To say the Godsell house is chaotic on Sundays is an understatement. On a typical Sunday, 22 middle- ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Everyday Hero: Kathy Jones

    Kathy Jones spends her days celebrating seemingly small accomplishments. For the past 30 years, the ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Letter: Team should be punished

    To the Editor:In response to the apology of the Woodstock girls basketball team regarding the horrib ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Vote for Geoff Blake in McHenry

    To the Editor:Since the end of 2009, I have had the privilege of representing the residents of McHen ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Label GMO foods

    To the Editor:When will genetically engineered foods be labeled?With nearly every other product I bu ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: State's finances

    To the Editor:The state of Illinois’ finances are a disgrace.For years, we kept sending the same inc ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Letter: Remove Matt McNamara

    To the Editor:In May 2003, my stepdaughter, Caitlin Weese, was struck by a drunken driver. She died ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Fiscal armageddon

    To the Editor:Looking back and comparing the approaches to fixing the fiscal armageddon in Illinois, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: University funding

    To the Editor:Peter McPherson, an expert on university funding, should explain why athletic director ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Support for Franks' effort

    To the Editor:Your Feb. 10 issue contained a letter to the editor critical of a bill by state Rep. J ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Roll back jury pay

    To the Editor:I agree with rolling back jury pay. Anything to save the taxpayers money.After all, $5 ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Head's spinning

    To the Editor:My, oh, my, it sure is easy to use “spin” to explain away any course of action.Take th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am

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