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  • Randall plan illogical

    To the Editor:The $135 million Randall Road boondoggle is not designed to fix a problem today.It’s f ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Time to ‘sign out’

    To the Editor:It’s come time to retire from posting signs along the west end of Johnsburg Road.Most ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Enjoyed Crystal Lake

    To the Editor:I just wanted to thank everyone and the businesses of Crystal Lake for hosting us duri ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oppose Randall Road project

    To the Editor:I have only lived in McHenry County since 1981, so I’m not really an old-timer, but I ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • What’s liberal?

    To the Editor:The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century, ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Oz’ performance impresses

    To the Editor:My husband and I recently attended “The Wizard of Oz” presented by the Summer Theatre ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stop talking while driving

    To the Editor:I see people still talking on their phones and driving even though the law went into e ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Not Bush’s fault

    To the Editor:Six years later, the left is still blaming George W. Bush for near everything.This hap ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Library question

    To the Editor:Has the feasibility of having a branch of the Crystal Lake library somewhere else in t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sharp tax contrast

    To the Editor:State representative candidate Steve Reick’s recent guest column claimed he was for lo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cubs lose to Rockies in 10 innings

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • White Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose to Tigers

    DETROIT – Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter.Noes ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Vereen plays backup to McCray for a day

    BOURBONNAIS – Almost everything was the same as usual in Bourbonnais on Wednesday morning.The sun wa ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Dodgers complete trade with Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infie ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings

    CHICAGO - Both the Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers

    DETROIT – Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs — and accomplished something nobody on the White Sox had managed in 94 years.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • '85 Bears Q&A: Jim Morrissey

    Former Bears player and 1985 Super Bowl champion Jim Morrissey came to Lake In the Hills recently for an event to raise awareness for the Ovarian Canc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

    CHICAGO – After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major leag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:35 am

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