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  • Hunt: Young voters don't care about Hillary Clinton's age

    Hillary Clinton, if she decides to run for president, would be among the oldest contenders for the office.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Editor’s promise?

    To the Editor:When Jason Schaumburg became editor, he promised to “hold public officials accountable ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Time is now if you want to seek office

    Over the years, we’ve observed many people who have stepped forward as candidates for public office.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: In dryer wars, you never leave a sock behind

    It is a known, fully reported fact that clothes dryers somehow consume socks, and unless you are very mindful, pairs of socks will become singles, nev ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Letter: Ignoring voters

    To the Editor:I feel like an identity thief pulled a cash-out refinancing of my home and took the ca ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support for immigration order

    To the Editor:Thank you, President Barack Obama, for your bold executive action regarding immigratio ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Jeb Bush's biggest problem for 2016? Economics

    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, told the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council last week if he runs for president in 2016, he’ll avoid courting ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry teens give back

    To the Editor:A while back, I called Senior Care Volunteer Network in Crystal Lake to get on a waiti ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Judy Baar Topinka liked people, but loved Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s a question of macaroni or steak?That’s how Judy Baar Topinka explained the proble ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka was devoted to public service in Illinois

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist. Topinka, 70, died ea ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Letter: McHenry Township too costly for taxpayers

    To the Editor:The township lobby organization machine, Township Officials of Illinois (TOI), in Spri ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Being mad is no excuse

    To the Editor:It is a sad thing that happened in Ferguson, Missouri. A black man losing his life for ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Observances about decency

    To the Editor:I saw a Republican governor on Fox News being interviewed, and he said conservatives s ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Column: Rep. Paul Ryan's hope for a Congress that works

    Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strateg ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Judge's race shows flaws in elections

    Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier won retention in November’s election.That’s hardly new ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
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