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  • Good news in Crystal Lake

    To the Editor:I’d like to express my appreciation to Gregory Rowlett, president of McHenry County Fe ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Copiers admired, but compete trust not collated

    The copy machine at work is a true testament to the ingenuity of our species. And I can’t begin to tell you how it works, but each time I watch it, I ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Thanks for great bash

    To the Editor:Just want to say thank you to Crystal Lake Volkswagen, especially General Manager Paul ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kudos to Bull Valley

    To the Editor:Bull Valley has made our roads safer by enforcing DUI laws.Other localities should use ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Forgot American history

    To the Editor:In response to Clifford Evenson’s letter (“Thank God for America,” Aug. 20).Perhaps Mr ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Good people stop bullying

    We approve of a new state law requiring school districts to have bullying and prevention plans in place, although it’s disappointing if any Illinois s ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Resurfacing joy

    To the Editor:Hip, hip, hooray! Bull Valley Road is finally being resurfaced, and what a joy it is t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: How to reduce taxes without busting the budget

    A few days ago, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin waded into a debate among his fellow Republicans about how they should think about tax policy.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Nostalgic for rotary phone, simpler time

    SPRINGFIELD – I bought a “new” phone the other day.My 6-year-old, Anna, gave it a perplexed look.“Wh ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Questions on my mind

    To the Editor:When my wife and I emigrated to the U.S., we had an American citizen sponsor us, guara ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Leadership is lacking in Oakwood Hills

    As of Tuesday afternoon, Oakwood Hills Village Hall still was closed for business and apparently will remain so until Sept. 2.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson best candidate

    To the Editor:Well, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren has done it again.He is back home in Illinois on vacati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

    The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Complete Streets can boost health, economy

    Many of us care about McHenry County and want to make it a better place to live.Fortunately, many of ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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