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  • Letter: Importance of education funding

    To the Editor:Dear Rep. Jack Franks:There is something about the Illinois college funding bill that ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bernstein: Is Donald Trump on track to be the next George McGovern?

    Donald Trump has had the worst first day as de facto nominee of a major party since George McGovern in 1972. And we know how that ended up.
    May 7, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • Penkava: The end of the world map as we know it

    A map is a map is a map, right? We all probably can remember the rolled up world maps that sat affixed atop the blackboards in our classrooms.
    May 6, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Our View: McHenry County athletes find home in NFL

    Last Saturday, Crystal Lake South graduates and former teammates Fahn Cooper and Jake Bernstein became the latest area football players to get their s ...
    May 6, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Letter: Stop over-regulating business activities

    To the Editor:Let’s see, now that the first quarter of 2016 has had another rousing growth spurt of ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ignite Woodstock’s creative writing workshop

    I just completed the Ignite Woodstock Creative Writing Workshop. It was the most gratifying investment of my time and energy, over eight weeks, which ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gratitude and respect for local law enforcement

    I would like to thank the law enforcement teams that responded to the tragic, one-car accident on Route 120 on Monday evening, Lakemoor Police in part ...
    May 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Driving lessons from Dad from years ago

    Reader Adele Durkee of Oakwood Hills let me know my April 26 column on frustrations with driving in McHenry County inspired her to write a post to her ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Reeder: Illinois property tax relief desparately needed

    SPRINGFIELD – Like many of you, I received my annual property tax bill in the mail this past week and cringed.
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Generous donation

    To the Editor:People are so generous in helping to feed the hungry. Many give anonymously and cannot ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Politics as usual in effort to eliminate lieutenant governor

    Illinois voters won’t have the chance to vote in November on whether to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor.
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protect Lakewood Farms

    To the Editor:The Discovery Museum assumed responsibility for the Lake County Historical Society arc ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Speak up, and they will listen

    To the Editor:In April, I traveled to Washington D.C. for the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: What? Trump, Clinton debate Randall Road

    Not sure where this came from, but I woke up the other day and imagined Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debating the $97 million Randall Road improve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Letter: Democrats responsible for gun violence

    To the Editor:Chicago claims it’s the guns’ fault so many people are getting killed, where anyone co ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:03 am
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