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  • Letter: Good job, County Board!

    To the Editor:I commend our McHenry County Board for swiftly enacting their Department of Health’s S ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Please stay out of the streets

    To the Editor:Protests everywhere. Why? Who is behind them?For eight years, conservative Americans s ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Stop filing trivial legislation

    As far as we know, there is no sanity test for Illinois state legislators.However, if a particular p ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protect his job?

    To the Editor:Regarding Editor Dan McCaleb’s column, “Economist says U.S. , Illinois heading in oppo ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Magazine’s demise has fans feeling sorry for Self

    Inspiration can come from just about anywhere, it seems. For those of us who try to always look on the bright side, the search for cheerleaders never ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Another view: Gorsuch a gift to country

    “If you breathe air, drink water, eat food, take medicine, or in any other way interact with the courts, this is a very bad decision.” — Nancy Pelosi
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Reick: Putting the brakes on unfunded mandates

    The biggest issue in the past election was the out-of-control property taxes that are driving businesses and residents out of McHenry County and out o ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Letter: Immigration ban a national disgrace

    To the Editor:In my past life, I worked in refugee resettlement. From Central America to Uptown in C ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Credit rating downgrade marks state's 'unprecedented failure'

    The latest Illinois credit rating downgrade from Fitch Ratings is chock full of phrases that could be used in the next campaign cycle against the gove ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Make immigration easier

    To the Editor:It’s Sunday, Jan. 29, and I’m watching the outpouring of protesters responding to the ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: A good marketing idea

    Dear Dave,I’m a small-business owner with a lawn care franchise. It’s common in our industry, after ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: Clown show

    To the Editor:The McHenry County Board is a clown show, apparently. In December, 18 supposedly conse ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Views: The GOP can deliver 'insurance for everybody'

    Donald Trump’s statement that his preferred replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would provide health “insurance for everybody” surprised tho ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Another view: Right values of leadership

    “I want us to be honest with one another,” a new leader on the national stage said late last week. “We’re on the same team. We share the same mission. ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Make some noise

    To the Editor:This is in response to Brenda Czaya’s letter on Saturday, Jan. 28: “Visit constituents ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

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