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  • Our view: Heroes who save lives

    Thumbs up: To Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit Deputy Jonathan Levin, who was recently honored for his life-saving actions during a Fox Lake c ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Visit constituents

    To the Editor:This is an open letter to Peter Roskam, U.S. Representative of Illinois’ 6th Congressi ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: 'Wise use' Republicans

    To the Editor:If things go as they hope, we are about to see “wise use.” Republicans of western stat ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Raising a stink about the smell of money

    I have always been fascinated by odor. You can’t see it coming. You can’t hear it in the distance. You can’t feel its touch. You just suddenly smell i ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Cumpata: Realists decide on best path for moving forward

    “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Letter: Limited powers

    To the Editor:During inauguration ceremonies eight years ago, reporters described how our system of ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: When will Americans think again?

    To the Editor:Make America great again? When? Back to racial segregation? Back to before women could ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Deserve better

    To the Editor:My wife and I are recent transplants to this community from Michigan. As vice presiden ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: First-rate job

    To the Editor:It is with great enthusiasm that I write my endorsement for Bob Miller for Algonquin H ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Another view: Keystone XL pipeline still worth building

    Keystone XL is back – along with the usual misconceptions about its virtues and dangers. There should be no doubt, however, that President Donald Trum ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Make Illinois great again

    To the Editor:After eight years of mistakes, America will be great again. Now that the Democrats hav ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Taxed out of our homes

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Republicans decided to remove the advisory tax freeze referendum. ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: 'Hidden Figures'

    To the Editor:Some in our country still believe black people are inferior to white people.“Hidden Fi ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry Turkey Trot success

    To the Editor:Siman Family Charities wishes to thank all of the sponsors, donors, volunteers and run ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Berg: For many Illinoisans, the next recession has arrived

    Illinois is not working.Since the end of the Great Recession, most members of the Illinois General A ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you plan to vote in the township primaries Feb. 28?