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Prairie Ridge Football State Champions Commemorative Book


  • Call or write – tell us how it is

    There are some people who regularly call or write me to tell me what they think.With few exceptions, ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Another view: Don't stop pushing on Medicare payment reform

    The quest to create a more rational health-care system took a dispiriting turn this month, when the federal government abandoned an effort to motivat ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Our view: No redistricting reform among 2016's biggest disappointments

    Looking back at the election of 2016, the results brought joy to some and disappointment to others.F ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Special angels

    To the Editor:Kind, caring people, I am a senior citizen who lives in McHenry. I want to publicly th ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry County Board embarrassment

    To the Editor:I attended the McHenry County Board meeting on Dec. 20, and I was amazed to witness a ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Rauner prepares for tough 2018 governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner is loaded for bear.We are two years out from the 2018 elections, and ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Another view: Post-prison ID cards a good step

    Sometimes, little things can be big things.Gov. Bruce Rauner signed bipartisan legislation this mont ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Busch: Carrie Fisher gave new hope to geeky girls like me

    I was devastated by the news of Carrie Fisher's passing. Fisher was so many things: a writer, an actor, a script doctor, an author and one of the fun ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Letter: 5-year-old reminds of what truly is important at Christmas

    To the Editor:On Thursday, my wife and I took my grandson, Vincent, over to Goodwill to get some win ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Franks not behind levy reductions

    To the Editor:In a letter published Dec. 18, Mr. Pucinski asserts Jack Franks provided leadership fo ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Nix TIF extension

    To the Editor:Woodstock’s mayor is seeking a 12-year extension of its TIF district. Woodstock has a ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Story of year lists fun, subjective

    By now, you’ve probably seen some of our stories of the year lists.We started on Monday with our top ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Oliver: 2016 took heavy toll on hearts, psyches

    2016, you can’t be gone soon enough. Merriam-Webster declared “surreal” to be the word of the year f ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • New Year's wish: A New House speaker in Illinois

    The holidays are a time to reflect, give thanks and prepare for the unbounded, nameless future ahead.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Letter: For ACA reform, first, do no harm

    To the Editor:While Congress prepares to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, it’s importan ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
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