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  • Letter: Vote for lower taxes

    To the Editor:To all the taxpayers in McHenry County who feel we have too many governments that have ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Food pantries' messages

    To the Editor:I read with interest your article (“Stretching their budgets,” Aug. 27) about McHenry ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Public cries 'uncle,' but no relief

    As Illinois’ budget stalemate reaches its third month – today is Day 63 sans a state budget – evidence is mounting that more and more people are suffe ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: The case against pandas

    Sad, sad news. We lost another panda. The smaller, second, still-unnamed cub perished Wednesday at the National Zoo, in spite of the best efforts of z ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: No end in sight for state budget impasse

    The state fiscal crisis is only going to get worse, and the solution is becoming more difficult by the day.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Kirk: Keeping seniors safe from identity theft

    For 50 years, Medicare has been the bedrock our nation’s elderly has relied on for health security and safe, affordable health care in their senior ye ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Letter: Townships should have say

    To the Editor:Regarding consolidation of townships, it seems to me McHenry County is putting the car ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gene Lyons: Media chases Hillary, time and 'Times' again

    At the expense of pedantry, here’s how a serious newspaper covered an important story: “Tom Brady hearing transcript details judge’s comments to NFL, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Scott Walker stands out

    To the Editor:Our northern friend Scott Walker is not the only successful Republican governor in thi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Grateful for Bob Blazier

    To the Editor:On the occasion of naming the Chamber of Commerce building in honor of Bob Blazier thi ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Superintendent's bonus out of line

    To the Editor:I am a huge supporter of educators. My husband is a principal, and two of my three chi ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Townships a bargain

    To the Editor:Take a look at your tax bill. Go way down to the bottom. Right there, where it says Ts ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Become a donor

    To the Editor:I am a proud participant in the McHenry County Community Foundation Give 360 program. ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Task force falls short with results

    No answers and not much achieved.We probably should have expected such a disappointing result from t ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: U.S. and UK politics are mirror images

    LONDON – It’s remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
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