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  • Letter: 'Lock' funds for Illinois road improvements

    To the Editor:Asking Illinois taxpayers to pay more to support investments in the roads and bridges ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Lock’ funds for road improvements

    To the Editor:Asking Illinois taxpayers to pay more to support investments in the roads and bridges ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Donald Trump's blowout forces his rivals to double down

    The Ted Cruz-John Kasich alliance failed on Tuesday night as Donald Trump rolled up huge victories in five Northeastern states. The two anti-Trump can ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:20 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Jack Franks calls Illinois college funding bill a 'dangerous precedent'

    Legislation to release $600 million to Illinois’ colleges and universities sailed through the state House on a 106-2 vote last week. The Senate follow ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Marengo-Union chamber plans many events

    This month, the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce announced its newest program, “Featured Chamber Member of the Month,” which acknowledges and highlig ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Our view: Support for fantasy sports legislation

    Back in December, when Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued an advisory opinion that daily fantasy sports companies constitute illegal gambli ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Mike Smith does it again

    To the Editor:The science labs at McHenry County College are outdated. But instead of refurbishing t ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Walkup, lawbreakers must go

    To the Editor:The McHenry County Board ought to be ashamed of itself. It has now cost taxpayers an a ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bernstein: How to read matchup polls now

    In the Democratic and Republican presidential races right now, we’re hearing a lot of claims about electability in general-election matchups.
    April 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: More frustrations with McHenry County roads

    Wednesday’s column shared feedback of readers who were critical of my Tuesday column on frustrating driving experiences in McHenry County.
    April 28, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Letter: Advocate offers top-notch rehabilitation care

    To the Editor:After major back surgery this month, I found I needed inpatient rehabilitation for a w ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Franks a workhorse legislator

    To the Editor:Our workhorse state legislator, Jack Franks, once again demonstrated why he is conside ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Franks' office gets stuff done

    To the Editor:I’ve been trying to get my sister’s death certificate for two years now. I wrote a let ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Redistricting reform must happen

    We have been advocates of redistricting reform in Illinois for many, many years. When political bos ...
    April 27, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Letter: Keep your cats home

    To the Editor:I’m writing this letter in regards to the gentleman accused of shooting his neighbor’s ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
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