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  • Letter: Racing to the bottom

    Shame on Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly for bailing out Chicago schools. McHenry County taxpayers pay two times more property taxes for th ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Respect, not medals, on line for most

    The official Rio 2016 Olympic Games website recently ran a story suggesting that five countries might win their first-ever medals at this year’s Summe ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Self-imposed promises

    Rep. Jack Franks has made many promises that he hasn’t kept. Here are two of them.1. He said he was ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Valley Hi residents deserve better

    The McHenry County-operated Valley Hi Nursing Home failed in its responsibility to its residents by not recognizing a serious skin infection outbreak ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry Samaritans

    Many thanks to all of the good Samaritans who stopped to help me up after I tripped and fell in front of the McHenry Walmart on Aug. 3. To the gentlem ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Volunteers, youth make County Fair click

    Thumbs Up: To all of the volunteers, the McHenry County Fair Board and the 4H participants who work hard all year and particularly over the last few w ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Patriot Run success, thanks

    To the Editor:Whew. We did it again. The McHenry County Patriot Run committee completed its third an ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Life in a closed captioned world

    Growing up in the ‘50s, there were no such things as closed captions, unless you considered being closed up in your bedroom and having to write the ca ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Get a Grip: Grinning and bearing the heat together

    There is something tribal about an outdoor art show. Last weekend – one of the hottest on record – I and 19 or so other artists and musicians particip ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Straight Talk: Parents must accept the fact their son is ill

    “Where’s the cash I laid on my dresser?” Dad yells down the stairs.“Where’s the cash I laid on my dresser?” Dad yells down the stairs.
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Lane: Why less homeownership is good news

    You might have missed it amid the recent Campaign 2016 turbulence, but there’s been a major development on the economic front. The U.S. homeownership ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Letter: Price of gas

    To the Editor:Hey America, do you remember when the Texas oilman, George W. Bush, and Dick Cheney we ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: No "i" in "we"

    There is no “I” in “We the People.” Are people really listening to what is being said by a man who acts like a 2-year-old child, who when he doesn’t g ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: The Olympic spirit lives on

    Beginning today and for the days to come, the eyes of the world will focus on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, site of the Summer Olympics.
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Make tough decisions

    In the race for McHenry County Board Chairman, there is a new cookie-cutter approach known as the Cut10 plan proposed by Jack Franks. On the surface, ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
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