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  • Reeder: More sportsmanship needed in politics

    SPRINGFIELD – I recently watched my 9-year-old daughter, Gracie, shake hands with her opponents after a tough loss on the basketball court.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Letter: Furious at school board

    This is in regard to the dilemma that has occurred between the District 155 School Board, the city of Crystal Lake and the three neighbors effected by ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Unfaithfully executing the law

    President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: We salute former U.S. Rep. Evans

    The recent death of former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans brought sadness across the state.Evans, of East Moli ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real voter fraud

    We teachers would wear “I voted” pins and talk about the civic duty to vote with our students – we wished to model and teach the importance of voting ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Who will win this battle of wills?

    An epic battle of wills is being waged in the Oliver household these days.Happily, I have nothing to ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Letter: Don't blame Low

    To the Editor:A recent letter printed on this page absurdly criticized Mayor Sue Low for the impendi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Benner: Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you

    SAN FRANCISCO – Years ago, hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States’ critical infrastructure, in ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Veterans Day kindness

    To the Editor:I want to thank Kenny’s Flooring in Johnsburg for being so kind to me the other day wh ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: District 300 a disaster

    To the Editor:In reference the Northwest Herald article of Oct. 29, in which District 300 projects a ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A new first lady

    Illinois hasn’t had a first lady for nearly six years, since Patti Blagojevich, wife of the impeached and convicted Rod Blagojevich, left the positio ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Obama's policies rejected

    To the Editor:On Oct. 2, President Barack Obama said, “I am not on the ballot this fall. ... But mak ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner wants to fight Madigan with cash, but compromise also

    Last December, Bruce Rauner appeared on a WLS Radio talk show program and revealed that he planned to form a new campaign committee to counter the pow ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Letter: Bowl-a-Thon thanks

    To the Editor:Branch 825 National Association of Letter Carriers held a Bowl-a-Thon in honor of Tim ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Always honor veterans

    To the Editor:We just got home from a wonderful ceremony honoring the veterans of our great America. ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
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