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  • Letter: Thanks to Bob Miller

    To the Editor:I can’t thank Bob Miller and his team at the Algonquin Township Road Commission enough ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Democrats are trapped on filibuster of Gorsuch

    What Republicans did when President Barack Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court has added to the resolve of many Democrats to fi ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Getting older through the eyes of the beholder

    My vision is failing me, and I blame it on advancing years. The aging process, in other words.I can’ ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Letter: Fulfilled his job requirements

    To the Editor:The current Nunda Township supervisor, Lee Jennings, has more than fulfilled his job r ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The real Republicans

    To the Editor:The most important thing for McHenry Township residents to remember when they vote for ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs up to McHenry theater plan

    Thumbs up: To the McHenry City Council and others involved in plans to renovate and reopen the McHenry downtown theater, which has been closed since 2 ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protection of U.S. citizens

    To the Editor:To the citizens who are so outraged by the temporary stop on immigration from certain ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Bump: Donald Trump's wall would cost more than one year of space program

    One of this week’s 286,000 leaks from the executive branch of the government was a document from the Department of Homeland Security putting a price t ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Dan McCaleb: No goodbyes, even in a 'goodbye' column

    I’m not an overly sentimental or emotional person. My wife would begrudgingly vouch for that.So I wa ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Penkava: Living together outside the box

    When I was little, I thought that the lines and borders of maps were real … that when you drove from Illinois to Wisconsin, there was a red line that ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Another view: A carbon tax even GOP could support

    Some Republicans have grown tired of fighting the rest of the world on climate change.As economists, ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • A fair, balanced budget takes political courage

    Illinoisans are fleeing the state in record numbers. Homeowners pay the highest property taxes in the nation. And high-need residents are suffering un ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Letter: In need of donations

    To the Editor:Volunteers at the Woodstock Food Pantry are always glad to receive donations, but duri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Efficient professional

    To the Editor:I urge you to vote and retain Lee Jennings as your Nunda Township Supervisor.Jennings ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Reversing stereotypes

    To the Editor:In a time when government is stereotyped as inefficient and unresponsive, Bob Miller, ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
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