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  • Peterson: Don't it make my black jeans blue

    Only cool people wear black jeans.And I count myself among the cool people, even if I have to make t ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Keeping Madigan on throne

    To the Editor:Since 1983, Michael Madigan has served as speaker of the Illinois House for all but tw ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: One thing is certain: Lamb a liar

    We certainly hope there are no other unsolved crimes in McHenry County that depend on the testimony of repeat felon and repeat liar Shane Lamb.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Ponnuru: Spanking your child doesn't make you a monster

    When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for injuring a child earlier this month, a lot of journalists explained that the less ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • You have toll options

    To the Editor:A recent letter (“Need toll choice,” Sept. 23) indicated that the Illinois Tollway pro ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pay attention at red light

    To the Editor:I have a major issue with drivers sleeping at red lights when the light changes to gre ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vote out the do-nothings

    To the Editor:President Obama talks about a do-nothing Congress, implying that Republicans are to bl ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: State mum on free college program

    SPRINGFIELD – So how much of your dollars are being spent on providing free college educations for state workers?
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Childish thinking

    To the Editor:Our government is in a very bad situation going into the next election, after being in ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tax inversion equation

    To the Editor:What is so hard to understand? If you don’t spend it, you don’t have to pay it back by ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Combating campus sexual assaults

    College freshmen are completing their first month on campus. According to the website The Other Freshman 15, “The first 15 weeks of college can be the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Learn about the candidates

    The election is Nov. 4, and early voting starts Oct. 20.That means the clock is ticking for you to f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanks for support

    To the Editor:What a wonderful community we live in. The St. Vincent de Paul Society would like to t ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Tips take sting out of fall’s outdoor gatherings

    “Anyone else notice how bad the bees and wasps are this year?”Perhaps you, like this woman who poste ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • It’s the law?

    To the Editor:Remember, the U.S. military commitment is to fight enemies of freedom in wars, conflic ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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