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Opinion

  • Our View: Cooperation for consolidation

    While Illinois has a host of problems that lead to higher property taxes, the volume of local taxing bodies is unquestionably one of the factors.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: All about the money

    To the Editor:We are now up to 61 times the Republican-controlled Congress has attempted to repeal f ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Cowlin a dedicated man

    To the Editor:I urge you to vote for my husband, Judge James S. Cowlin, in the March 15 primary elec ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Kenneally right for the job

    To the Editor:Patrick Kenneally is the right person to be the next state’s attorney for McHenry Coun ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ignoring their jobs

    To the Editor:There has been a lot of discussion about presidential candidate positions.Is Hillary C ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gonsiorek is community minded

    To the Editor:I have known Nancy Gonsiorek professionally and personally for 10 years, and I fully s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Digging into McHenry Township

    To the Editor:Before I blindly accepted the charge that the McHenry Township government was operatin ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gottemoller sets standard

    To the Editor:The highest priority for local elected officials must be to work together to provide n ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Housing issue remains unspoken

    Editorial board members have spent time this month meeting candidates for McHenry County and statewide offices; cheery optimism about this great state ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Letter: Cowlin has experience

    To the Editor:Judge James Cowlin is a Republican candidate for judge in the March primary.He has wor ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bates has integrity

    To the Editor:I have known Kay Bates for nearly 40 years. She is a woman of integrity and great empa ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Did that tweet cost you a job?

    Last week, we reported a recent study showed 43 percent of companies surveyed use social media as a screening tool in the hiring process, but some of ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Come here

    To the Editor:There’s a gem – or it might be called a diamond in the rough – right here in McHenry C ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Anyone but Tirio

    To the Editor:Erase the recorder. Joe Tirio is using this as a political pandering.First, he has no ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Rickert for County Board

    To the Editor:We have known Cherie Rickert personally and professionally (as a nurse and a school ad ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
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