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  • Our View: A reminder for elected officials

    McHenry County government ushered in some fresh blood Monday – all of it Republican.Sheriff Bill Pri ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: We expect honesty

    To the Editor:“Stupid?”“This bill [ObamaCare] was written in a tortured way to make sure the Congres ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: How well do we really know celebrities?

    None of us is exactly as we appear. We all have a “public face,” composed of all that we allow the world to see about us, and a “private face,” made u ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Letter: We can all give

    To the Editor: I would like to use this short note to urge the community to support the Crystal Lake ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Letter: Helping seniors

    To the Editor: During this Thanksgiving season, it’s a wonderful time to express how thankful we are ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Letter: How about Grubergate?

    To the Editor: It seems that only the president is looking out for the “folks” these days. He had “n ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Our view: Giving comes from the heart

    We’ve got a great idea as to what you can do with the money you saved from all those Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals you ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for America

    President Lyndon Johnson, in his first formal address before a joint session of Congress on Nov. 27, 1963, said this:
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Letter: Groundbreaking ceremony

    To the Editor: I would like to thank Lincoln Prairie School Principal Mark Wetzel and all the teache ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Giving Tuesday

    To the Editor:Many of us have been out shopping the deals for Black Friday, and we’ll continue on Cy ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: The uniquely widespread presidential campaign of Rand Paul

    Bringing blacks, Jews and the Constitution back into the Republican Party, Rand Paul is intently looking ahead to the 2016 presidential election, repo ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote 'yes' on food bills

    To the Editor:I have signed petition after petition for the right to choose and purchase healthy nat ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Start a family holiday tradition

    To the Editor:Want a recipe for a happy holiday? I will share a tradition our family has embraced to ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thank God for America

    To the Editor:Election night results were good news. President Obama’s degradation of American value ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Election will make chairman accountable

    When it was up to voters to decide whether the chairman on the McHenry County Board should be popularly elected, we supported the effort.
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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