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  • 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
  • Letter: Doctor was a treasure

    To the Editor:Dr. Richard “Dick” Lind of Woodstock passed away Sept. 27.He was a man of few words wh ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Stats tell scary story for domestic violence

    According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, nearly 20 people a minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. Duri ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Keep faith to yourself

    To the Editor:I just wanted to respond to a couple letters to the editor (“Keep the faith,” Sept. 27 ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Proven partnership to face greatest challenge

    As my husband and I celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary this month, those vows we took all those years ago are taking on even greater meaning.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Letter: Don't legalize marijuana

    To the Editor:I recently vacationed in Seattle.It is a beautiful city, but I was quite disturbed see ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Consolidation will be costly

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board members have received two anonymous letters with the following co ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Feldman: Two cases to watch in this Supreme Court term

    Every Supreme Court term has a theme. For the term that began Monday, the theme looks as if it might be the achievement of longtime conservative aspir ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Put consolidation on ballot

    To the Editor:I respectfully encourage the McHenry County Board to place the township issue on the b ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: State lawmakers need to face reality

    The Illinois Senate had been scheduled to return to Springfield on Tuesday after not being in session since Sept. 9. Last week, however, the Senate pr ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Gene Lyons: Boehner's failure was party over country

    Nothing so became John Boehner’s tenure as House speaker as his manner of leaving it.Subjectively sp ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Give Trump a chance

    To the Editor:It can be said, if you brush the grass enough, the snakes will come out. Donald Trump ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Distorted figures

    To the Editor:The financial press is starting to believe its own distorted figures.Unemployment at 5 ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Teachers strikes harm a community

    Teachers strikes can do real damage, which is probably why 37 states do not allow them.Unfortunately ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
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