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  • Letter: Supports new library

    To the Editor:As a mother of very young children and a lifelong Crystal Lake resident, I am strongly ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: U.S. Senate: Mark Kirk

    In the race for U.S. Senator from Illinois, incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is facing a difficult challenge from U.S. Rep. Tammy
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protection of life

    To the Editor:Yes, Donald Trump is a bully and he has spoken many uncouth words, which would be hard ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Maule: The best response to a problem is to be transparent

    As business leaders in Crystal Lake, we are on the precipice of tremendous change – new leadership at the state level, the county level, the national ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Berg: Property taxes force Illinoisans to move out of their homes

    Pardess Mitchell is watching her community crumble.She and her husband have lived in Lake County for ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Letter: Lifelong learning experiences

    To the Editor:Our proposed new library will be voted on in the Nov. 8 election. The response will be ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Chicago violence suggestions

    To the Editor:Let’s offer some suggestions as to how the black community on the south and west side ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Takeover attempt

    To the Editor:Very soon it will become apparent the Chicago political machine will infiltrate McHenr ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 5: Michael Skala and Alex Wimmer

    Four people, including one incumbent, are running for two seats to represent District 5 on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Heartbeat of the community

    To the Editor:In 2016, there is one vote I feel positive about. I will vote “yes” for the Crystal La ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 6: James Kearns, Mary McCann

    Four candidates are running to fill two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6. Republican incumbent Mary McCann is joined on the bal ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Business Champion Award winners deserve thanks

    Congratulations to all of the 2016 Business Champion Award recipients, announced Wednesday evening at the McHenry County Economic Development Corp.’s ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Bernstein: October surprises can skew November results

    It’d be nice to be able to tell you how this craziest week of a crazy campaign will affect the final vote totals on Nov. 8.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Letter: Let library board know you're watching

    To the Editor:In a recent letter I advanced four reasons not to raise property taxes for a new $30 m ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 3: Diane Johnson, Christopher Christensen

    Four candidates are running to fill two McHenry County Board seats in District 3.Republicans Chris C ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
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