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  • Peterson: Slaying the highways toward Iowa

    This was the perfect time to visit my parents in Iowa – the Hawkeyes were playing Tennessee in the, uh, TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida, there ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Ponnuru: Mario Cuomo an eloquent spokesman for a lost cause

    Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York who died on New Year’s Day, is being remembered as a liberal lion and a great orator. Many of the remembr ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: How we’ll remember Gov. Quinn

    Only days remain in Gov. Pat Quinn’s tenure as Illinois’ top elected official. His legacy as governo ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

    How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He w ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: A very big thank you

    To the Editor:Late in September, my wife, Dee, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.During the next two ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Potential GOP candidates

    To the Editor:The boys are beginning to line up the 2016 presidential election. I’ve made a few obse ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Not all voters will have a choice

    In September, we wrote that election season had begun for the upcoming April election and encouraged interested candidates to collect signatures to ru ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Overlooked public official

    To the Editor:In your article on ethnic diversity among McHenry County public officials, you somehow ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Bundle up and be safe this winter

    Seven minutes.That’s all it took Monday for the bitter cold to seep under my gloves and into my hand ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: Traffic deaths down; credit the vortex

    Final 2014 traffic fatality figures for Illinois aren’t available yet, but the number appears to have taken a significant nosedive compared to 2013.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Running in McHenry

    To the Editor:Did you know the city of McHenry’s mission statement is read at every City Council mee ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Disentangling feminism from the fad of feminism

    Last year was an immense year for feminism.It appeared onstage with Beyonce, who helpfully let Chima ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Doing the right thing

    To the Editor:I would like to extend a thank you to the customer at Kohl’s in Woodstock who reported ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bella comes home

    To the Editor:Thank you, Johnsburg. As many of you already know, the story of Bella does not have a ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Circus harmony coming to fractious Ferguson

    Increasingly known throughout the U.S. and abroad, the “Circus Lady” – the founder, executive and artistic director of St. Louis-based Circus Harmony ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
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