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  • Our View: Make Tuesday a day of giving in McHenry County

    If you found yourself snagging a lot of good deals on your holiday gift list on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, there’s a way ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Give on Tuesday

    To the Editor:On Dec. 1, Free Guitars for Future Stars will be participating in Giving Tuesday, a gl ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: No more expansion

    To the Editor:Karen Tirio, will you please run for president of the U.S.? We need ethical and honest ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: GPS removes creativity of tardiness excuses

    To the Editor:Ever since a dog really did eat Johnnie’s homework, we have been looking for excuses. ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: John Kasich's bad idea

    Conservatives are supposed to be against big government and opposed to the left’s belief that problems can and should be solved by Washington.
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Objectivity in history

    To the Editor:On Veterans Day, McHenry High School District 156 added to its curriculums at both cam ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bershidsky: Sex, drugs, crime on the road to jihad

    There is a paradox to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.As it claimed responsibility for them, I ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Puppy training for husbands

    It’s funny how you set out to learn one thing, but you end up learning something else. I call it “collateral learnage.”
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Ben Carson lacks experience

    To the Editor:Ben Carson is refreshingly low-key. His personal story remains inspiring, even with so ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Hillary Clinton's weaknesses hidden by Republican chaos

    There’s cause for concern in Hillaryland, the constellation of Democratic advisers, supporters and politicians counting on the former secretary of sta ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Shop local this Saturday

    As you write your lists and start looking for deals that meet all your holiday shopping needs, please take the time to look for that perfect gift at a ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Improving Alzheimer’s care

    To the Editor:I am writing to thank Congressman Randy Hultgren for recently joining 241 of his colle ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Early blizzard might soften blow of winter

    I was wholly unprepared for last weekend’s snowstorm.Just the weekend before, we were raking leaves ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Our View: What thankful really means

    Americans ate an estimated 46 million turkeys during Thanksgiving 2014. There’s no denying that’s a lot of gobbling, but can we get that figure broken ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Impressed by Wheeler

    To the Editor:While reading the paper recently, I came across a letter to the editor by Ron Eck of W ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
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