• Ponnuru: Liberals decide religious liberty isn't so great

    The American tradition of religious freedom long has included exemptions from laws that impose a burden on the exercise of faith.
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Walker can say 'no'

    To the Editor:When a new president arrives in Washington, it is easy for them to sit down and start ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Going back to school can be costly

    Back to school keeps getting more expensive.According to the Huntington Bank Backpack Index, which w ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Depths of despair

    To the Editor:This is a very difficult subject to talk about. However, it needs to be addressed.The ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Illinois' manufacturing base continues decline

    SPRINGFIELD – When I first began covering Illinois state government, a Mitsubishi sports car could be seen sitting in the governor’s parking spot at t ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Woodstock's Trojan horse

    To the Editor:Later this fiscal year, Woodstock will conduct a special census at a $60,000 budgeted ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Budget impasse hits home

    Illinois’ financial woes and unfriendly business climate are well documented, but the issue, sometimes, doesn’t resonate until it hits close to home.
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Correcting course

    To the Editor:As a deep space probe unlocks timeless scientific insight across the galaxies, our pat ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Move Founders' Days parade

    My wife and I have lived south of Algonquin in Kane County for more than 25 years.Again this year, w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Earth to Kepler-452b

    NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically sustain life.
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Could going ‘tiny’ lead to big benefits?

    How much space does one need in a house to live comfortably?Many of us have given this question some ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Our View: Summer reading no escape from Illinois’ woes

    Have you read any good books lately?New publications for the summer of 2015 certainly have some inte ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fighting homelessness: The invisible homeless – from incarcerated to displaced

    An increasingly underserved population in McHenry County and the state of Illinois is the previously incarcerated homeless.
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: You can't fight Trump with conventional weapons

    If you attended preschool at any point in your life, you understand the problem with Donald Trump’s candidacy.
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Not just Madigan's fault there isn't a budget yet

    Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner declared to reporters that if it wasn’t for House Speaker Michael Madigan the budget impasse would’ve been resolved.
    July 27, 2015 - 10:56 pm
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