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  • More efficient government

    To the Editor:Apparently Jack Franks is the only elected official in McHenry County who cares about ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Good in the world

    To the Editor:I just wanted to put out a huge thank you to the person that returned my lost debit ca ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • County Board accountability

    To the Editor:It is truly outrageous that County Board members Ken Koehler, Nick Provenzano and John ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • High praise for Non Sequitur

    To the Editor:Having a simple mind, I am easily confused trying to untangle the complexity of today’ ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wrong direction in Cary

    To the Editor:My wife and I have been diligent in attending several of the meetings that have been h ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Quinn should practice what he preaches

    SPRINGFIELD – Kudos to Gov. Pat Quinn.The governor vetoed a measure that would greatly restrict an o ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Thank God for America

    To the Editor:If you were born in America, thank the Lord.America is truly the most wonderful nation ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thoughts on the long term

    To the Editor:Some thoughts while on vacation.Long-term smoking always has been bad. Now that smokin ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Don't hinder feds' Quinn investigation

    If the state’s Legislative Audit Commission convenes Wednesday and continues to move forward in its investigation of Gov. Pat Quinn’s Neighborhood Rec ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ulbrich: HUD funding helps county homeless programs

    Why don’t we see them?In the first quarter, there were 406 documented homeless individuals in McHenr ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Some battles leave arachnophobe buggy

    I have a love-hate relationship with spiders.Who am I kidding? It’s more of a hate-hate relationship ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Not ready for Obama

    To the Editor:Thank you, Don Mast (“Support our president,” July 3) for suggesting what most of us o ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: If voters hire you, will you stay or quit?

    If you are elected to the Legislature, will you quit before your term ends?That question should be p ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Contraceptive mandate

    To the Editor:I would like to know why taxpayers should be required to pay for contraceptives.We don ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Act of kindness

    To the Editor:This letter is long overdue, and it is directed to someone I don’t even know.The purpo ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
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