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  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Jake Selsky excelling for No. 2 Loyola

    Throughout most of his youth volleyball career, Jake Selsky was a hitter.Until, that is, his season ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Peterson: Swearing off winter for real this time

    I swore when I took off my winter coat, hat and gloves last week – days before the first day of spring – I wouldn’t put them back on until next winter ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Letter: Elect Serritella in McHenry

    To the Editor:I have lived in McHenry for more than 40 years, and I care about this city and the peo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Social Security 'fraud'

    To the Editor:The recent reporting of people “living” to 112 years old is a sure sign there is a “bi ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Candidates should face Iraq, Libya litmus tests

    Every presidential candidate should face pressure to answer, explicitly, these two questions: Given what we now know, was it right or wrong to invade ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Water rates, not interchanges

    To the Editor:It seems to me the county could spend a little of our money in the northern end of the ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support Kurtz, Blazier and Guss in District 155

    To the Editor:Tired of the drama coming from School District 155 the past two years?I am, and that i ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Accept GMOs

    To the Editor:A lot of people whose opinions are emotion-based rather than fact-based are against GM ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support for Todd Hall in Marengo

    To the Editor:As a resident of Deerpass Village in Marengo’s Ward 3, I will vote April 7 for Todd Ha ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Allow raw milk sales

    To the Editor:About seven years ago, our family discovered our oldest son was allergic to pasteurize ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Change makeup at School District 155

    To the Editor:Last summer, I was sickened when I learned of the dispute between School District 155 ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: County Board does right in rejection

    The McHenry County Board should be commended for rejecting the hiring of M.J. Munaretto & Co. for its real estate needs.
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Different look in Spring Grove

    To the Editor:A lot of older people, including myself, have voiced concern that younger people don’t ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Frerichs: College savings plans invest in our future, economy

    The treasurer is the state’s chief investment officer. We invest in people to address today’s challenges and the challenges we will face years from no ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Schock joins long line of disgraced Illinois politicos

    SPRINGFIELD – There’s really no mystery how Congressional wunderkind Aaron Schock fell from grace so rapidly.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:25 am
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