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  • Letter: Cowlin has proved effectiveness

    To the Editor:Judge James Cowlin has served as an associate circuit judge in McHenry County since 20 ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bates has passion

    To the Editor:I met Kay Bates last year when I joined the McHenry Chamber of Commerce.I have found K ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Barnes a full-time advocate

    To the Editor:Yvonne Barnes is the only County Board District 1 candidate to vote for our right to m ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: President Obama's message to Springfield

    President Barack Obama returns to Springfield to address a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday, nine years to the day from whe ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Health center response

    To the Editor:It is dismaying to see a community lose out on all of the benefits that a school-based ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gonsiorek cares

    To the Editor:Nancy Gonsiorek is running for the County Board in District 3.I have worked with Nancy ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Quotes suggest otherwise

    To the Editor:It’s been said we can learn from our past, but it’s also been said history repeats its ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Trustee supports Barnes

    To the Editor:Yvonne Barnes is a dedicated public servant who looks at the big picture when making d ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Schofield is most qualified

    To the Editor:I am a lifelong resident of the area and have known Carolyn Schofield on a personal an ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Money flowing in local races

    Candidates for public office and lawmakers in Illinois are expected to disclose finance information quarterly. However, contributions of $1,000 or mor ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Oliver: Reading to children can ignite lifelong love

    Next week marks a milestone in Woodstock District 200.The district’s Love to Read Week program celeb ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Letter: Gottemoller for chairman

    To the Editor:Joe Gottemoller has shown fiscal restraint and great leadership as County Board chairm ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gonsiorek for independent leadership

    To the Editor:I urge County Board District 3 residents to vote for Nancy Gonsiorek for County Board. ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Real state budget chaos still to come

    Last week, a reporter said to Gov. Bruce Rauner that Secretary of State Jesse White had suggested Rauner bring in former governors, including George R ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Kenneally best candidate

    To the Editor:Pat Kenneally is, far and away, the best candidate for McHenry County state’s attorney ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
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