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  • 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    To the Editor:The science labs at McHenry County College are outdated.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
  • Oliver: Sometimes grit, heroics just aren’t enough

    This was supposed to be a column about triumph, of overcoming setbacks and reaching a goal despite adversity.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: Readers respond to 'road rage' column

    I should have seen that coming. More than a dozen readers responded to my Tuesday column about frus ...
    April 27, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Rubin: RNC chair ignores the GOP's existential choice

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has gone out of his way to block and tackle for Donald Trump and disparage principled conservati ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Maule: Crystal Lake Chamber teams with School District 155 on intern program

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce is participating in the launch of an exciting new community partnership with District 155 that brings student int ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Letter: Trains need two operators

    A good safety system should have redundant safeguards built into it. Redundancy is a duplication of critical components or functions with the intentio ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Wear a helmet

    To the Editor:I guess I’m a bad parent. Luckily, I’m also an engineer, so I have proof I’m not a bad ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
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