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  • Letter: Vote yes for the new library

    To the Editor:I attended all of the Crystal Lake Public Library FOCUS meetings that sought input on ...
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Affront to democracy

    To the Editor:It’s time we return the power of Illinois government back to the people. Our current p ...
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Camping is trickier in the rain than shine

    We spent the better part of a week camping along the shore of Lake Superior in Hiawatha National Forest’s Bay Furnace campground, finishing off our se ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter: Get informed, involved

    This is shaping up to be the most contentious national election of modern times. That said, what is at stake is literally the future of the American R ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Libraries are huge tax burden

    To the Editor:The letter on Aug. 23 by Bill Weller is a prime example of entitlement and why our tax ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Berg: More government over-regulation: Restrictive rules for food trucks

    Pepe Balanzar learned to make tamales from his grandmother.Growing up in the restaurant business, sh ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Honoring those who serve

    Thumbs up: To the Prairie Ridge football program, for hosting a Military Appreciation Night for Friday’s game against Crystal Lake South. This is the ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Why support Speaker?

    To the Editor:For the longest time, I have felt that Jack Franks was the right person to vote for in ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: My journey from perdition to ADHD

    I have been called many things in my life. In the early ’50s, when I was in parochial school, I remember a nun talking to another nun, referring to me ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Letter: Dedicated to McHenry County

    To the Editor:While we were both on the County Board, I learned that Michael Walkup is an honest per ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: A real reformer

    To the Editor:Illinois needs reform. House Speaker Mike Madigan has been in Springfield for 45 years ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Calling All McHenry County veterans and families

    At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, a reception will be held at McHenry County College, Luecht Conference Center. From 6 to 8 p.m., a town meeting will be held ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Views: Time for a shot in arm for Illinois State Fair

    A corn dog and a lemon shake-up. A few thrill rides or maybe a leisurely trip on the Sky Glider. Getting up close and personal with farm animals, and ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Views: Chicago doctor sees Syria's horrors

    One evening in June, I found myself on the roof of a bombed-out hospital in Aleppo, Syria. It was pitch black because the city’s east side is without ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Wish for new, but treasure your restaurant gems

    Reading Dan McCaleb’s columns and the comment discussion among readers about area restaurant needs made me hungry – and nostalgic for what used to be.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:15 am
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