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  • Our View: Advertising tax proposal is a bad idea

    Debt-plagued Illinois is desperate for new revenue.One proposal being considered by the administrati ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Not a Christian nation

    To the Editor:Suppose you are at the DMV in Woodstock to renew your driver’s license, and the clerk ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for Camp Coley

    This year, just as in the three previous years, The Nicole Daune Jackson Foundation hosted Camp Coley at Oakwoods Lodge in Veterans Acres. This camp i ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

    Am I allowed to repeat myself when it comes to the negotiations over the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal?Why ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Fitting oath

    It’s an old oath, updated and fitting for our time:“I, John Roberts, do solemnly swear, that I defen ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The $5.3 trillion tax heist

    This year, U.S. taxpayers will be giving $700 billion to ExxonMobil, Shell and Marathon Petroleum, and that’s on top of pump prices.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Math help for Illinois

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller doesn’t think you pay enough in property ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Court did right thing

    To the Editor:The U.S. Supreme Court did the right thing by a 6-3 vote. They upheld the Affordable C ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Perks prevail for chairman

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller doesn't think you pay enough in property ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Flag disappearing

    Now that winter is over and road repair season is in full swing, I’ve noticed something different. The one thing that seems to be missing from road co ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Republicans selectively embrace states’ rights

    Last week was a good one politically for Republicans, who won by losing.Namely, the Supreme Court de ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Remember what the Fourth is all about

    Thumbs up: To our local government workers and volunteers who have worked all year to create Fourth of July celebrations this weekend for the whole fa ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Why happiness can’t buy you money

    Panama. According to a recent survey, that’s the place where the happiest people in the world live. Sure, they have lush rainforests and turquoise wat ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Peterson: Cubs fans' persistent optimism is annoying to other baseball fans

    I am not fond of the Cubs. In fact, I find them to be the most annoying team in Major League Baseball. In double fact, I hate the Cubs.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Our View: Stay safe this Fourth of July

    The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our great country’s independence.In McHenry County, across ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
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