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  • Oliver: Could Castro’s death bring change to Cuba?

    The death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro last week at the age of 90 seems almost hard to believe. After all, Castro had been out of sight for almost a ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Hunt: McCain could take role of bulwark against Trump

    There may be one senator, not Chuck Schumer or any other Democrat, who could be a check on some of President Donald Trump's likely excesses: John McC ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Berg: Home-sharing brings out the best in us

    A holiday in the hospital can deaden one’s soul.It doesn’t matter if you’re a patient or a visitor. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Letter: Electoral College protects states

    To the Editor:In a recent letter, the writer complained her vote did not count since Hillary Clinton ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Self-imposed sports blackouts maintain sanity

    Call me a bandwagon jumper, a fair-weather fan or worse, but I didn’t watch one snap of Sunday’s Bears game, and I’m a better person for it.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Letter: Some advice for Trump

    To the Editor:President-elect Donald J.Trump, you say you will be a president of all the people, yet ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • At ‘Hamilton,’ Pence meets old-time activist theater

    “The Theater must always be a safe and special place,” President-elect Donald Trump tweeted after the audience and cast of “Hamilton” confronted Vice ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Return of hated holiday tunes

    It is time, as my 3-year-old daughter would say, to “start Christmasing.”Regardless of your level of ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Letter: Still good people around

    To the Editor:I want to thank the person who found my wallet at the cancer unit in the McHenry hospi ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Spike in police deaths is alarming

    One can’t draw causation from rhetoric, national media attention or social media outrage, but there definitely has been an increase in the deaths of p ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Republican leadership not listening

    To the Editor:Apparently the result of the last election has fallen on the deaf ears of some of the ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Winter isn't coming; it's here

    Winter arrived sometime last Saturday in the early afternoon. I didn’t check the clock, but it’s here.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Thumbs up: To Thanksgiving Day volunteers

    Thumbs up: To the hundreds of volunteers who attended the 26th annual Community Harvest on Thankgiving Day to help sort and box donated food items to ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: 15 feet from a world record

    It’s about a four-and-a-half-hour drive from here. If you could shoot an arrow about 260 miles due south, it would land there. Right in front of the c ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Our view: Shop local, stay local

    It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving.You’re still suffering from a turkey, football and family hangove ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
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