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  • Resurfacing joy

    To the Editor:Hip, hip, hooray! Bull Valley Road is finally being resurfaced, and what a joy it is t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: How to reduce taxes without busting the budget

    A few days ago, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin waded into a debate among his fellow Republicans about how they should think about tax policy.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Nostalgic for rotary phone, simpler time

    SPRINGFIELD – I bought a “new” phone the other day.My 6-year-old, Anna, gave it a perplexed look.“Wh ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Questions on my mind

    To the Editor:When my wife and I emigrated to the U.S., we had an American citizen sponsor us, guara ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Leadership is lacking in Oakwood Hills

    As of Tuesday afternoon, Oakwood Hills Village Hall still was closed for business and apparently will remain so until Sept. 2.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson best candidate

    To the Editor:Well, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren has done it again.He is back home in Illinois on vacati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

    The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Complete Streets can boost health, economy

    Many of us care about McHenry County and want to make it a better place to live.Fortunately, many of ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Weakened country

    To the Editor:America has become a leaderless, weak and direction-less country.We very recently were ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Update state’s technology

    Illinois state government is in trouble again. This time, the inspector general for the U.S. Departm ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Edmundson: Let your children play football, learn about life lessons

    My father wasn’t what anyone might call an over-involved parent. He was a Fifties Dad, committed to ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taking responsibility

    To the Editor:After the revelations of Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati’s deplorable, predatory acti ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Dems hope minimum wage referendum drives voters to polls

    Some recent Chicago Tribune poll results appear to indicate that support for raising the minimum wage in the state’s largest city may be enough to inc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Hentoff: Rising anti-Semitism renews my boyhood

    In a recent article in The Guardian, “Anti-Semitism on rise across Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis,’” Jon Henley quoted Yonathan Arfi of France ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
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