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  • Editor's Desk: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump (vs. Gary Johnson?)

    It’s been inevitable for a couple of months now, but reality officially set in last night when Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic nomina ...
    July 29, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Blake: The other remarkable, pro-Russia thing that Donald Trump just said

    Donald Trump is very bad at making the case that he’s not Russia’s favored candidate in the 2016 U.S. election.
    July 28, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Downtown Crystal Lake is business-filled, vibrant

    I don’t get to downtown Crystal Lake near enough, but I’ve had the chance to visit several times this week as my wife and I have taken turns shuttling ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Kurtz: Why fixing Randall/Algonquin intersection matters

    Most will agree that the Randall and Algonquin Roads intersection and surrounding area is a significant congestion problem for McHenry County. Traffic ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Reeder: Plagiarism a common transgression

    SPRINGFIELD – I’ve never quite understood the appeal of plagiarism.Is it laziness or a lack of creat ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Support Crystal Lake, Algonquin police, Special Olympics on Friday

    Sometimes the acrimony surrounding police is puzzling for many of us who live in communities that support the police and cops support them back above ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Oliver: Will it only matter when it’s 'us,' not 'them'?

    When we are young, one of the first things we learn is that not all things are the same.“Can you te ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Miller: Rauner betting big against Madigan

    During the second quarter of 2012, the Illinois House Republican Organization’s largest reported campaign expenditure was a $12,612 payment to the Int ...
    July 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Campaign 2016: American Horror Story

    Maybe I’m in the wrong business, but I know I’m not the only one who loathes presidential election season.
    July 26, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • United Way message of day: Be generous

    Do you ever get the feeling you are in the right place at the right time or that something was just meant to be? Lately, I find myself truly believing ...
    July 25, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • Peterson: Woodstock shortcut leads to road rage incident

    This happened awhile back, and I am still perplexed by it, as I usually am by road rage.One of the b ...
    July 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scarborough: Will a mistake-filled convention doom Trump? Don't count on it.

    For decades, political conventions have been derided as miserably predictable events that always devolve into monotonous made-for-TV affairs. Once you ...
    July 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The Field of Dreams on Floresta Lane

    It was a modest little stucco home in Crystal Lake. Price tag: a whopping $29,500. Three small bedrooms. Floors covered with orange shag carpeting, so ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake library supporters face tough sell

    I applaud members of the Crystal Lake Library Board and other volunteer supporters who have been working for years on plans to renovate or replace the ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Reeder: Rauner's actions don't match his rhetoric

    SPRINGFIELD – I like Gov. Bruce Rauner’s rhetoric better than his most recent actions.But this so-ca ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
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