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  • Not Bush’s fault

    To the Editor:Six years later, the left is still blaming George W. Bush for near everything.This hap ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Library question

    To the Editor:Has the feasibility of having a branch of the Crystal Lake library somewhere else in t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sharp tax contrast

    To the Editor:State representative candidate Steve Reick’s recent guest column claimed he was for lo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MS walk thanks

    To the Editor:I would like to thank my family and friends for their donations and moral support for ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • No I-Pass?

    To the Editor:You may have noticed that when using the Route 47-Interstate 90 on-off ramps, no toll ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Golfers lament

    To the Editor:I was getting excited about Bruce Rauner’s gubernatorial bid, but sad to say, the blos ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Law of the land?

    To the Editor:When judges strike down gay marriage bans, liberals remind people that marriage licens ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Route 176 project

    At 10:45 a.m. Friday, July 18, near Routes 31 and 176, the sky was beautiful, sunny and blue, and temperatures were in the upper 70s. But there was no ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake library's future

    It is great that the Crystal Lake Public Library and the city of Crystal Lake have just celebrated 100 years of service to our community. Library scie ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Fiesta Days parade

    As a member of the PLAV Color Guard, I want to compliment all of the people who lined the streets for our Fiesta Days Parade. Everyone not only stood ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    NEW: July 29, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • '85 Bears Q&A: Jim Morrissey

    Former Bears player and 1985 Super Bowl champion Jim Morrissey came to Lake In the Hills recently for an event to raise awareness for the Ovarian Canc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

    CHICAGO – After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major leag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Hendricks pitches well in loss to Cards

    CHICAGO – Kyle Hendricks pitched brilliantly Sunday. Unfortunately for the Chicago Cubs, Adam Wainwright pitched better.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • After bracelet cut, White Sox lose to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – Ronald Belisario failed to retire a batter after he was ordered to remove a bracelet from his glove hand. The reliever's ineffectiveness ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:49 am
  • Punters put on a show

    BOURBONNAIS – Everyone loves a punting competition, and many of the estimated 9,500 who came out to Sunday’s Bears practice had a lot of fun with punt ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:49 am
  • The Big Hurt and Greg Maddux headline Hall of Fame class

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
    July 28, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • DT Collins raring to get after it with Bears

    BOURBONNAIS – Nate Collins had waited patiently for the day to arrive when he felt his surgically repaired left knee was strong enough to allow him to ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux enter shrine

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well."I was ne ...
    July 27, 2014 - 9:15 am

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