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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.
    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.
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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.
    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, ...
    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.
    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.
    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- ...
    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 ...
    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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