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  • Hunt: Push for constitutional convention gathers steam

    Rising frustration with Washington and conservative electoral victories across much of the U.S. are feeding a movement in favor of something America h ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Open for business

    To the Editor:We all know there has been road construction in McHenry on Route 120 and Route 31.What ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Police response

    To the Editor:It seems an awful lot of cops these days fear for their lives.The 95-year-old man in t ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Heroic efforts

    To the Editor:In the wake of the tragic barn fire at Valley View Acres where 32 horses were killed, ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Memories of a life of pie

    It’s that time of the year, and I’ve been baking pies with some success.I am by no means a master ch ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Bernstein: A dubious case for Mitch McConnell's genius

    Liberals have converged on a consensus about Mitch McConnell and congressional Republicans: The party’s rejectionist strategy for dealing with Barack ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Yield to emergency vehicles

    To the Editor:When you see emergency lights in your rear view mirror coming toward you, pull over to ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Veterans recognition

    To the Editor:Kudos to St. Margaret Mary School in Algonquin and Principal Amy Johnson.Honoring vete ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Column filled with 'irony'

    To the Editor:The guest opinion piece by Ersel Schuster against the ACA navigator grant was dripping ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: No lame-duck session is good news

    There is good news and bad news regarding state government this week.The bad news, of course, is tha ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Food drive thanks

    To the Editor:The Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team and the Wonder Lake Master Property Owners Associa ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Always something to make you thankful

    SPRINGFIELD – There is no place more miserable to be on Thanksgiving Day than in a buffet line in a Las Vegas casino.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: I hope you're warm

    To the Editor:To the person who took my coat from Jump Zone between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Nov. 16. It is n ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Response to Ferguson rioters: Restitution and shaming

    No matter whose side you are on in the upheaval following the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, everyone ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Congress must price carbon

    To the Editor:With elections over, Congress must be ready to act on the pressing issues of today. Th ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
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