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  • Eliminating a free, open public realm

    For months now the debate in the arts world has been: Will he really do it? Will Donald Trump be the president who finally gives the right wing what i ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Pharmacy by voice command takes getting used to

    My pharmacy apparently is trying to keep up with the 21st century, so it has us carrying on conversations with a machine.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Penkava: The wild kingdom of Steve the Wonder Dog

    One of the saddest days of my life was when I lost my man’s best friend boxer, Buddy. I wrote a cathartic column about him where I observed that, “Bud ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Your thoughts on Donald Trump's inauguration?

    Either America is going to start becoming great again from whatever you thought it was before or the End Times are beckoning.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Rickert: What Trump, Congress can do for Illinois in 2017

    Illinois’ pension debt has skyrocketed to $130 billion, up from $111 billion in 2015.To put this pro ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Editor's Desk: Partisan battle over limp referendum in McHenry County is tedious

    If you work in the news business, you spend a fair amount of time listening to bias complaints. Comes with the gig. Don’t like bias complaints? Go sel ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Miller: Dems 'defensive,' 'joyless' in picking Madigan again

    If I had to choose a word to describe the Democrats' nominating speeches for House Speaker Michael Madigan's re-election last week, it would be either ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Wilkinson: Donald Trump buries Paul Ryan under expensive promises

    “Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen to become president of the United States,” Grover Norquist advised in 2012.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • Reeder: Illinoisans deserve better budget ideas

    SPRINGFIELD – For a few minutes earlier this month, I received a dollop of hope when word trickled out of the statehouse that the Republican and Democ ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Congratulations on generous holiday donations, McHenry County

    Congratulations to McHenry County residents for stepping up this past holiday season and giving back to the community.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Oliver: Could we please see another golden age of musicals?

    Is anyone else excited about the awards season success the film “La La Land” seems to be having? Could this mean a renaissance of sorts for Hollywood ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Fearing future wedding bills

    It’s weekends like this past one that make me realize that I have daughters, and that they won’t be little girls forever.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Dave Says: To be unclear is to be unkind

    Dear Dave,My friend and I are roommates, and we’ve always had an agreement that we split each of the ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber off to busy start in 2017

    Happy New Year! We all make New Year’s resolutions, whether we write them down or not. Subconsciously, we all want each year to be better than the las ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:20 am
  • your LLC in place

    Dear Dave: My wife and I are debt-free, plus she has a business giving music lessons. We formed an LLC last year when she had several students and was ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
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