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  • Our View: Decision needed on meeting remotely

    Sometimes there are circumstances that force an elected official to be somewhere other than an official meeting he otherwise would have attended.
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Voting for Blake in McHenry

    To the Editor:As a resident of McHenry’s 4th Ward for more than 40 years, my husband and I will be v ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Food choices

    To the Editor:I read a wonderful letter to the editor from Sarah Voska (“Time to label GMOs,” March ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prepare for climate challenge

    To the Editor:I attended my first scientific meeting on climate change in the summer of 1971. Even t ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Peanuts a salty subject for Charlie Brown creator

    Peanuts are a wonderfully catchy snack, especially if they are dry roasted, salted and come in a can.
    March 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Letter: Time for change at District 155

    To the Editor:I have not endorsed candidates often, but feel compelled to add my voice to the many r ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Women, hunger and prison

    To the Editor:March is Women’s History Month. Why are so many women going to prison?A family with a ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Republicans' letter to Iran is meaningless

    Were Republican senators out of bounds in sending a letter to Iran’s government about the limits of President Barack Obama’s power in foreign policy? ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Questioning President Obama

    To the Editor:Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently questioned whether President Obama loves ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Celebrate St. Pat's Day responsibly

    St. Patrick’s Day falls on Tuesday this year, but many people will find it more convenient to mark the occasion this weekend.
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support Crystal Lake library plans

    To the Editor:Since the day we first moved here, we always have loved the Crystal Lake Public Librar ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Bleak future if pension reform ruled against

    SPRINGFIELD – “No wonder the state of Illinois is broke.” That’s what my dining companion said over ...
    March 12, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Letter: Disrespecting President Obama

    To the Editor:Never before has a U.S. president been treated as disrespectfully by the opposing part ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Home values for seniors

    To the Editor:As a food pantry and an AARP tax aide volunteer doing taxes for needy seniors, I wonde ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Teach black America solutions at every level

    I liked the movie “Selma,” though it could have done without the rap song during credits that referenced “hands up, don’t shoot,” a slogan that emerge ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
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