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  • Hunt: Can Republicans regain control of their party?

    The state of the Republican Party is summed up by a quote from the late cartoonist Walt Kelly: “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: This isn't your father's Cubs team

    With the potential for the Cubs’ playoff run to end the same night as it started, it seemed only natural for fans to be a bit guarded in getting their ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Remember the good

    To the Editor:The anger generated by the Crystal Lake South bleachers decision has caused quite a st ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Knowing when life begins

    To the Editor:It is beyond disturbing anyone could discuss the monetary value of fetal body parts ob ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Turkey Trot time

    To the Editor:The 2015 McHenry Turkey Trot for Hospice, presented by Orbis, is coming up for its thi ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Our metrics for measurements still out of whack

    Our bedroom thermometer got me thinking seriously about the metric system.The thermometer is what’s ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Letter: Unsustainable mindset

    To the Editor:High School District 156 teachers may be shouting, “Warrior strong,” but I am crying, ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Rude awakening

    To the Editor:Has everyone in McHenry read the letter from the city regarding our water bill rate in ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Politically incorrect?

    To the Editor:Why are there horrific mass killings with guns in the U.S. now and there were not 60 y ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Puerto Rico should have bankruptcy protection

    Proponents of Puerto Rican statehood always have said the island’s in-between status – it’s not a state, but not independent either – leaves it with t ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Sticker check saves a ticket

    Famed pioneer aviator Charles Lindbergh was said to have treated his cars like his airplanes.Before ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Teachers in America

    To the Editor:I think now would be a superb time to reflect on the truth that in America, our educat ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: In Illinois, lawmakers choose voters

    SPRINGFIELD – Democracy may not be dead in Illinois, but it sure is circling the drain.It’s the dirt ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Letter: A true leader

    To the Editor:So here we are getting ready to elect another president.This country does not need a B ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Hurricane Joaquin, President Obama: Two forces of nature

    Hurricane Joaquin dumped large amounts of rain on the East Coast, but another “force of nature” flooded the country with so much rhetoric it was diffi ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
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