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  • After breast cancer, a mother’s legacy

    My mother’s breathing was ragged.I held her left hand with each labored gasp.My dad, her husband of ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support for new library

    To the Editor:In response to John Dickson’s Oct. 2 letter, “Obvious alternatives to new library,” he ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 4: Kay Bates, Craig Wilcox

    Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 must choose between four newcomers to fill two vacant seats on the board. Neither Republican incumbent is on ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Suggestions for the state, county

    To the Editor:The Springfield Democrats say they are for the working families, but after more than 4 ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Health care hassles better than being uninsured

    For someone who wasn’t too knowledgeable about health insurance, I have learned a lot over the past year or so.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Hey, Illinois, where's everybody going?

    If everybody wants to leave Illinois so badly, what the heck are we all still doing here?A Tuesday N ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Haisler: Why home ownership is good for America

    I recently read an article citing reasons why less homeownership is good and it has bothered me ever since.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 2: Jeffrey Thorsen, John Reinert

    When voters go to the polls Nov. 8, they will be electing two new faces to the McHenry County Board in District 2.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Letter: Need leader on County Board

    To the Editor:Leadership is the ability of an individual or organization to “lead” or guide other in ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Help your neighbor by voting

    To the Editor:Help your neighbor by voting.We the people (not Washington) are overtaxed and over-reg ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Moral decline of our world

    To the Editor:My daughter lived many years in Wonder Lake. She raised four lovely grandchildren ther ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Ads link politicians to child sexual predators

    A harsh new TV ad slams Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion) for supporting a convicted sex offender. It’s described by the Republicans as a form of payback f ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 1: Yvonne Barnes and Kerri Barber

    Four candidates are running to fill two seats for District 1 on the McHenry County Board.Yvonne Barn ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Presidential campaign's hidden messages are troublesome

    My two oldest daughters have become interested in the presidential race, and so the whole family sat down to watch Sunday’s debate on TV.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:17 am
  • Letter: Stand up to tax bullies

    To the Editor:McHenry County homeowners’ second tax installment has just been paid. Makes you want t ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
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