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  • Our View: Legislation enhances water safety

    July 28, 2012, is a date that is burned into state Sen. Julie Morrison’s memory. On that day, her 10 ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Gallery in the Garden has recipe for summertime fun

    Fun in the summertime usually involves a few basic ingredients: an outdoor activity we enjoy and a setting that makes the most of the season. Throw in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Our View: 900 funds? State should consolidate

    Fans of wildlife conservation likely were pleased to learn last year about the establishment of the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge in McHenry Cou ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gridlock disgust

    To the Editor:This November is the next opportunity that we, voters, have to change the game in Cong ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Power plant not welcomed

    To the Editor:I am writing to express concerns among families in our community about the proposed Oa ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Too much partisanship

    To the Editor:This is in response to Elaine Rizleris’ letter to the editor (“Buck stops with Obama,” ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner's economic plan polls well

    “This morning,” 1,063 respondents were told Thursday during a Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll, “Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner release ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Foundation of our nation

    To the Editor:I was very pleased to see Hobby Lobby place in various media outlets the “In God we Tr ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Against Pedcor project

    To the Editor:It’s been a long time since I attended a village meeting. Shame on me.Village Presiden ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Worst president?

    To the Editor:In my memory, President Obama is the worst president in 60 years, followed by presiden ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Separation of church, state

    To the Editor:On June 30, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision that a sin ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Leona Nelson a treasure

    To the Editor:Every now and then, there are a few individuals who give so much of their time and ene ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Power plant concerns should be addressed

    A proposal for a $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills is a big deal on may levels, particularly to the residents of Oakwood Hills – many of whom ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Put children first

    To the Editor:I’m thinking Oakwood Hills village officials have disappeared from the center of the c ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Power plant devalues

    To the Editor:Learning about the proposed Oakwood Hills power plant project only last week, the prov ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
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