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  • Not deserving of office

    To the Editor:Steve Reick’s letter to the editor (“Clearing the record,” Aug. 25) was priceless.Rare ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Township ‘frugality’

    To the Editor:Before it became what it is, township government once had a purpose.This was back in t ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hatred for Randall Road

    To the Editor:I hate Randall Road, and the county plans to add more Randall Road for me to hate.Why ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Learn ‘socialism’ definition

    To the Editor:Chances are that if you are using the word “socialism” to describe anything that is ha ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Send a message to liberals

    To the Editor:Now we have a terrorist openly mocking President Barack Obama by name just before he b ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need to appreciate

    To the Editor:I appreciate truck drivers who drive across the country, bringing goods to stores so t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vital governor election

    To the Editor:I respectfully suggest that if Gov. Pat Quinn is concerned about Bruce Rauner’s federa ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tit for tat

    To the Editor:Enough with the sanctions already. They have about as much effect on Russia as my moth ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Help in time of need

    To the Editor:I would like to compliment Cathy and Carol, who work at Northern Illinois Funeral Serv ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A case for term limits

    To the Editor:In November, you will have the opportunity to give Illinois a new chance for life.Forg ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Festival targets youth

    Younger generations, this one’s for you.Looking to complement April’s Earth Day festivities and to d ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • cast can’t save ‘Leave You’

    Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody’s stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an airc ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • : A funny, dramatic, unique ‘Intelligent Life’

    “An exceptional achievement by an artist, author or the like, that is unlikely to be equaled by that person or anyone else; stroke of genius” – defini ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Fest brings best in foreign film to Woodstock

    Embrace the subtitles.In its 12th year, the Woodstock International Film Festival – scheduled Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • 10 fresh ways to use butternut squash

    Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Recipe of the Week: Chewy Chocolate Cherry Bars

    Chewy Chocolate Cherry BarsMakes 3 dozen1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/2 cup butter, melted1 1/2 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • A sweet take on tsimmes

    Although tsimmes – a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal – generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Kugel made rich with apples, honey

    Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for yo ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

    My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. Chocola ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • The Search For Signs and Lily Tomlin’s Artistic Influence

    In The Search for Signs for Intelligent Life in the Universe , Lily Tomlin portrayed an entire cast of characters in this one-woman show. She went on ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am

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