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  • Letter: Wonderful people in Harvard

    To the Editor:I want to recognize and thank the staff of Harvard High School.On the evening of April ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Send EDGE program off the cliff

    SPRINGFIELD – When it comes to business, Illinois government has churned out more sweetheart deals over the past decade than a lovelorn teenager on Va ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Letter: Recognizing Good Samaritan

    To the Editor:March 9, being a beautiful spring-like day, was a fabulous day to be out and about.Whi ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Pass a moral budget

    To the Editor:Once again, Congress is proposing in the 2016 budget to cut our nation’s social safety ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Be prepared for severe weather

    Last week’s EF-4 tornado tore through northern Illinois with little regard for anything in its path, including human lives.
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: The 'new' Hillary Clinton

    In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck “is still stacked in favor of those at the top.”
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Money Smart Week offers free advice on finances

    British singer Sam Smith sings in a popular song that, “I don’t have money on my mind.”For a lot of ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: Critical of Cary-Grove auditorium

    To the Editor:It has been some months now of driving past our Cary-Grove High School and looking at ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A somber Lincoln anniversary

    On this day 150 years ago, John Wilkes Booth snuck into Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C., and shot President Abraham Lincoln.
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Cary has bright prospects

    To the Editor:I would like to thank the village of Cary for the great opportunity of running for the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Block: A community response to a community need

    Did you know that about half of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health disorder sometime in their life, with first onset usu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Study Shah Center use

    To the Editor:Vicky Smith and the McHenry County College board are about to spend more than a half-m ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Disappointed in U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

    To the Editor:Move over U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, Tammy Duckworth is ready to take your seat, and she sho ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Stand by your words

    To the Editor:I have lived in Barrington Hills and have enjoyed its beauty for the past 10 years.Rec ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: It’s the policy?

    To the Editor:In Watergate, “a third-rate burglary,” the mystery was due to an 18-minute gap in the ...
    April 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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