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Prairie Ridge Football State Champions Commemorative Book


  • Our View: Reject plan for huge tax hikes

    The Illinois Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on a budget bill supported by Democrats and even some Republicans, including Senate Republican Le ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Successful transfer of power

    Thumbs up: To another successful and mostly peaceful transfer of power. After a contentious campaign that included violent protests, threatening phras ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Rooting for Donald Trump's success

    Donald Trump was not our choice for president.We expressed doubts about his qualifications, his temp ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Another view: Charging four with hate crime was right decision

    The decision to charge four young adult African-Americans in Chicago with hate crimes and other felonies for the abduction and torture of an 18-year-o ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: MLK Jr. reminds us 'We cannot walk alone'

    The nation will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, a good time to reflect on the work of the country’s greatest civil rights leader and o ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Our view: Helping prevent teen suicide

    Thumbs up: To the McHenry County Mental Health Board and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 for their partnership to train about 25 ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: State lawmakers must find a path to fiscal recovery

    The members of the 100th General Assembly who were sworn in Wednesday in Springfield are the lawmakers who will be in office when Illinois marks it bi ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Another view: Cleaning up VA should be a top priority

    The body of a military veteran was left in a Veterans Affairs health care facility shower room for more than nine hours before someone finally had it ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Census data brings little joy

    Illinois certainly didn’t get much of a Christmas gift from the U.S. Census Bureau.A report right be ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Thumbs up to children helping others

    To 5-year-old Brayden Jenkins of Marengo, who recognized a need and decided to do something about it. Brayden realized that homeless people need help ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Videos of Crystal Lake teen being tortured in Chicago give harsh glimpse into evil world

    What happened to a Crystal Lake teen who suffers from mental illness paints another horrific picture of what is happening to individuals in some Chica ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Our view: Best of luck to U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth

    Illinoisans got a new U.S. senator Tuesday.That’s when Tammy Duckworth, 48, a Hoffman Estates Democr ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Another view: An ethics lesson for Trump from House Republicans

    What happened this week among House Republicans carries a useful and important lesson. The incoming ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 3:28 pm
  • Another view: Big Pharma and opiate addiction

    Today’s nationwide epidemic of opiate addiction was spawned in part by doctors who, with the best of intentions, wanted to help patients in pain, and ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Another view: Sanctions on Russia should only be a start

    President Barack Obama’s imposition of sweeping new sanctions against Russian spies is risky and tarnished by political calculation. It is also the ri ...
    Dec. 2, 2017 - 5:30 am
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