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Opinion

  • Thumbs Up: Peer mentoring is a plus

    Thumbs-up: To new peer mentoring programs at McHenry County College. The Focus program is open to students who want to establish or improve their GPA, ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:23 am
  • Penkava: Alternative facts are just the new lies

    I really don’t care where the recent concept of “alternative facts” came from, but it has opened up a Pandora’s Box of countless forked tongue possibi ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Letter: Two-party system

    To the Editor:For a long time, it was thought an African American never could be elected President. ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Letter: Voices should be heard

    To the Editor:Mr. Koss (It’s Your Write, Feb. 8) wants protesters off the streets and out of his sig ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Letter: Advocate for consolidation

    To the Editor:At all levels of government, Illinois is in extremis requiring action must be taken to ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Letter: Vote Gasser for Algonquin

      To the Editor: I must sound off after the letter to the editor on Jan. 23 about Algonquin’s Bob ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:12 pm
  • Letter: Dzemske is the clear choice

    To the Editor:On Feb. 28, Nunda residents will have the opportunity to elect their assessor.Ask your ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 1:22 pm
  • Letter: Lee Jennings must go

    To the Editor:As a Nunda Township taxpayer, I want to believe our leadership is using my money respo ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Letter: Easy Nunda assessor choice

    To the Editor: In June of 2016, the Nunda Township Board unanimously appointed Mark Dzemske as the ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Letter: No justification to increase

    To the Editor: I was wondering ... McHenry County is one of the highest taxed counties in the whole ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Oliver: Girl power needs to extend to career aspirations

    When I was 5 or 6, I wanted to be a nurse or a teacher. Maybe that had something to do with the toys I played with or that I really thought my teacher ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Letter: Tremendously generous contributions

    To the Editor:We recently held our 15th annual Chris Applegate Memorial Charity Soccer Tournament at ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Time to hurt animals

    To the Editor:As he was signing edicts hurting one group after another over the past two weeks, it w ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Contradictory tax positions

    To the Editor:Oxymoron. If you don’t know what the word means, it is a combination of contradictory ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Responsible government in Nunda Township

    To the Editor:Encourage the voters of Nunda Township to turn out Feb. 28 to re-elect Mike Lesperance ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
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