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  • Peterson: Suburban pioneers survive wilderness hike

    Last Wednesday was the perfect afternoon to get bewildered.The temperature was in the low 70s, it wa ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Ponnuru: Why Rand Paul won't change the Republican Party

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, announced Tuesday he’s running for president.He said he’s “a different k ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Cookies for soldiers

    To the Editor:Troop 272 would like to thank the city of McHenry for all its support during the St. P ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: New cross-breeding

    To the Editor:I respectfully accept Mr. Voigt’s explanation (“What is a GMO?” March 24) of the histo ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Neighborly love lacking

    To the Editor:A recent zoning hearing took place regarding our property on Hillside Road in Nunda To ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: This is why all votes count

    The next time someone tells you your vote doesn’t count, show them the results of the April 7, 2015, municipal election in McHenry County.
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Illinois can't compete without labor reform

    SPRINGFIELD – Ever read a news story that gives you a sinking feeling because it just hits too close to home?
    April 9, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Another View: Climate change juice

    It's that time of year when we start watching the weather a little closer.In these parts of the coun ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Letter: A collaborative governor

    To the Editor:The change in tone in Illinois’ government during the past month has been remarkable. ...
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Shame on GOP

    To the Editor:Elephants supposedly have superior memories; donkeys tend to be stubborn. If the previ ...
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks to volunteers

    To the Editor:I want to thank all the volunteers at the McHenry hospital who help people in need of ...
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: The Iran framework: Devilish details to follow

    Too bad the “framework” of a nuclear weapons deal with Iran didn’t come four days earlier on April Fools’ Day. It would have been more appropriate.
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Good luck to those elected

    To those who came up short in Tuesday’s election, thank you for being willing to serve and putting your name before the voters.
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Misplaced praise

    To the Editor:County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller lavished praise upon Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Sh ...
    April 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for leadership

    To the Editor:The board of directors and staff of the Family Health Partnership Clinic are excited t ...
    April 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
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