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  • Oliver: Multi-use trail project comes up short

    The good news for area bicyclists, joggers and pedestrians is that a road project now underway will offer a safer way to get from McHenry County Colle ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Our View: Jesse White for Illinois secretary of state

    In his four terms as Illinois’ secretary of state, Jesse White has been a champion of making our roads safer to drive.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Lisa Madigan for Illinois attorney general

    Paul Schimpf, the Republican challenger in the race to unseat incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan, thinks the AG’s office should focus more on fig ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Tom Cross for Illinois treasurer

    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is leaving office after a failed bid to win the Republican nomination for governor.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka for Illinois comptroller

    Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is seeking a second term. Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and Libertarian Julie Fox hope to unseat ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Prim an excellent leader

    To the Editor:I am a Cary resident, and on Nov. 4, I will be voting for Bill Prim, the Republican ca ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Malala is free as a bird – and a Nobel Peace Prize winner

    “A talib fires three shots at point-blank range at three girls in a van and doesn’t kill any of them. This seems an unlikely story,” Malala Yousafzai ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • No ramp at Route 23, I-90

    To the Editor:The proposed interchange at Interstate 90 and Route 23 might be the only point in McHe ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner's rejection of Brownback brings some relief

    The most important question asked of Bruce Rauner during last week’s gubernatorial debate in Peoria was posed by Jamey Dunn-Thomason of Illinois Issue ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • County Board endorsements

    To the Editor:Paula Yensen, Nick Chirikos and Bob Nowak have been serving their community and southe ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Rand Paul versus assaults on monstrous ISIS

    On Sept. 18, Rand Paul’s foreign policy address to the Senate ended with: “ISIS is now a threat. Let’s get on with destroying them.”
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Time for new ideas

    To the Editor:Does Jack Franks believe in democracy?We attended the recent League of Women Voters de ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gottemoller invaluable

    To the Editor:We are lucky to have Joe Gottemoller as a member of the McHenry County Board. He is an ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Bruce Rauner for Illinois governor

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Clean house on County Board

    To the Editor:The County Board members' arguments against reducing its size are disingenuous and sel ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
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