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  • 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
  • Letter: Giving thanks

    To The Editor:As 2014 came to an end, my family had so much to be thankful for, but I must take a mo ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Clarifying letters

    To the Editor:Before Christmas, Wayne Walusiak’s letter (“Borders before amnesty,” Dec. 19) on illeg ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanking community

    To the Editor:Dec. 7 was the 2014 McHenry County Police Charities annual Shop with a Cop program.Abo ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Blameless guns?

    To the Editor:I’ve been lectured guns don’t kill people, but people kill people. True enough, I gues ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Studying ISIS, ourselves to understand enemy

    The commander of American Special Operations in the Middle East, Major Gen. Michael K. Nagata, is reported to be seeking help in learning why the Isla ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: County Board rules

    To the Editor:It is understandable that McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller sees the board ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
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