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  • Letter: Man's inhumanity to man

    To the Editor:I was appalled and sickened by what I read about the torture of a Crystal Lake teenage ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Editorial cartoon

    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • At confirmation hearings, watch matchups

    Confirmation hearings usually are rituals featuring perfunctory performances and showboating. There will be plenty of both as Senate hearings begin on ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Letter: Time for crybaby liberals to get over it

    To the Editor:Never in 73 years have I witnessed such sore losers and crybabies as the liberal Democ ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Rubin: What's really behind Trump's Putin infatuation?

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to flat out concede that Russia tried to meddle in our election and to accept the findings of the ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Tired of all the negativity? Here’s an idea

    Years ago, when I was managing the night copy desk for this newspaper, my crew hit a rough patch. By that, I mean that we had a string of unfortunate ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • McCaleb: Fear drives vote for Madigan as House speaker

    A new General Assembly is sworn in Wednesday, followed by an election of chamber leaders.Barring som ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Letter: Open house for VFW post 5040

    To the Editor:VFW post 5040 in Woodstock has moved to a new address and is planning an open house. T ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Madigan becoming Rauner's white whale

    Back in December, Gov. Bruce Rauner was asked by a Chicago TV reporter whether he planned to run for re-election. Rauner said he wasn’t focused on suc ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Rutland politics prevails, for now

    Politics raised its ugly head at a special Rutland Township meeting to consider a matter relating to the April Consolidated Election.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: We're still suckers for celebrity speeches

    When some of the world was chattering and/or tweeting about what celebrities were wearing and the scolding Donald Trump was getting at the Golden Glob ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Sullivan: Bringing business back to small-town America

    How do we bring small businesses, shops and restaurants back to downtown Wonder Lake, filling vacant buildings and storefronts and reshaping and boost ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:53 pm
  • Another view: Cleaning up VA should be a top priority

    The body of a military veteran was left in a Veterans Affairs health care facility shower room for more than nine hours before someone finally had it ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Rubin: Answers to 10 questions that will determine Donald Trump's fate

    Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in. More than most presidencies, uncertainty (for some, panic) may be the defining sentiment as th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:07 pm
  • Begalka: Coffee shops have long had a place in McHenry County

    I was intrigued to read that Starbucks Coffee Corp. is poised to overtake McDonald’s Corp. as the world’s most valuable restaurant company.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:50 pm
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