Opinion

  • Our View: Bipartisan jobs training bill has hope

    When dealing with the divided government in Washington, D.C., bipartisanship is crucial toward getting anything accomplished.
    April 15, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Poor roads in Bull Valley

    To the Editor:I read the article in the paper about the village of Bull Valley and all the excuses a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Big bucks from townships

    To the Editor:Illinois’ nearly 13 million citizens have a shameful tax burden of supporting 7,000 un ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • No more party line votes

    To the Editor:I am very tired of the criticism leveled at people who choose not to vote in primary e ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Oliver: Charity knows ABCs of helping kids A to Z

    The A to Z Literacy Movement was born in 2009 from a trip to the African country of Zambia.“Africa w ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • War on obesity

    To the Editor:Our legislators are back in session, and you’ll love this.Fully aware the citizenry ca ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Diaper Bank’s good work

    To the Editor:I had the privilege of seeing firsthand what the Diaper Bank does when I helped them o ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Our View: Report offers reasonable approach

    Illinois long has had the most units of government in the nation – 6,963 at last count.Do we need so ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • No more taxes

    To the Editor:I am against more tax increases and, in particular, the bill proposed raising the cons ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Miller: Madigan steps into media spotlight

    A long time ago, I asked Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan why he never golfed at his golf outing fundraisers.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Top 10 reasons to reconsider a long-term high-protein diet

    1. Your body, specifically your brain and your heart, needs at least 130g of carbohydrate daily in order to function optimally.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Importance of volunteers

    To the Editor:Volunteers are one of the nation’s most valuable resources.Volunteer Center McHenry Co ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • McHenry's Jesse Reiser finishes ninth in California

    McHenry junior Jesse Reiser traveled to Arcadia, Calif., to compete in the Arcadia Invitational, a prestigious meet which draws some of the top high s ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Explanation please

    To the Editor:I’m not in any way knocking any fire department. I know they all put their lives on th ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Ominous warnings

    To the Editor:The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released its most recent report and ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
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