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  • Letter: The 173 Club

    To The Editor:I have had enough of this budget stalemate and want to know when the elected senators ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Evolution versus God

    To the Editor:Almost everyone has seen the picture of the eight silhouettes, showing evolution from ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Benefiting from biodiesel

    To the Editor:This morning, I filled up my 2001 diesel Excursion with B20.That means I used 20 perce ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz deceived community

    In the end, law enforcement was searching for three suspects who didn’t exist in the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Letter: Let's look at jobs

    To the Editor:Everyone wants a good job or at least someone who has a good job so they can pay my we ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thank you, Cary

    To the Editor:Returning to this area as grandparents of Brock Iverson has been a real bonus.We’ve mo ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Intervening in government

    To the Editor:I have written many letters to the editor defining problems that have crept into our g ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Bob Beckel should be dead

    In Washington, most stories that make the newspapers and evening newscasts are about scandals and political infighting. Rarely is there one about rede ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Food cops should back away from our bacon

    Everyone knows it’s risky to talk about religion and politics. Perhaps we ought to add talking about food to that list of taboo topics.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Petri: You will take processed meat from my cold, dead hands

    Bad news. Eating processed meat, says the WHO (why are we taking health advice from a rock band anyway?) may cause an increased risk of cancer. Proces ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: What's the payoff for Bruce Rauner's 'Turnaround Agenda?'

    For months now, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said he won’t negotiate a state budget unless his “Turnaround Agenda” demands are met.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Gene Lyons: No, journalists don't have dramatic license

    Here’s a controversial opinion: Fiction doesn’t belong in newspapers unless clearly labeled as such.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: California: A state of death

    LOS ANGELES – Shortly after signing a bill allowing assisted suicide in California, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed another measure that forces pr ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:30 am
  • Letter: There are consequences

    To the Editor:I am troubled by many current events. Let me vent about our state government for start ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:30 am
  • Letter: RSVP volunteers make a difference

    To the Editor:RSVP of Kane, Kendall and McHenry counties’ Volunteer Transportation Program offers fr ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:30 am
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