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  • Penkava: The Nobel Prize is blowin’ in the wind

    Alfred Nobel was reading his newspaper one morning and came to the obituaries. Besides noting that ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Smart investment

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake is a great place to live.I think most of us who live here would agree wit ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Meticulously ethical

    To the Editor:In the election for McHenry County State’s Attorney, I support Pat Kenneally. As a for ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Fight breast cancer year round

    More than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and more than 40,000 women died from it in 2015, according to the Americ ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Well-rounded state’s attorney

    To the Editor:As current County Board member and outgoing County Board chairman, I know how importan ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Center of our community

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake needs a new library. It’s to the point that the old one is just not adequ ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Clinton’s pay-to-play scams

    To the Editor:The press has failed to report on Hillary Clinton’s pay-to-play scams while serving as ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Senseless waste

    To the Editor:As candidate for County Board District 6, I find my biggest frustration with the prese ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bring library into 21st Century

    To the Editor:I write this letter to ask for your support for the new library. There are several rea ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Heartfelt thank you and appreciation

    To the Editor:This letter goes out with no vengeful reach for personal gain, but for a heartfelt tha ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Two-footed drivers travel among us

    Last week, a woman drove her vehicle through the front window at Buffalo Wild Wings in DeKalb, injuring three people and forcing the restaurant to clo ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Letter: Explain Clinton to kids

    To the Editor:In response to Sandra Peterson’s question of “what do we tell our children?” (It’s You ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protect historic oak trees

    Three majestic bur oaks used to grace the southwest corner of Route 176 and Terra Cotta/Pingree Road in Crystal Lake. These three oaks may well have p ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Be the difference for the lonely

    To the Editor:Autumn. The season for preparing meals that warm our homes. The trees change, the hori ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support new library

    To the Editor:Democracy requires an informed citizenry. From the founding of our nation, public libr ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
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