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  • Ponnuru: Obama mostly misses the point on tax inversions

    Corporate inversions – when American companies reincorporate abroad to lower their tax bills – have become a political controversy solely because of t ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Re-elect Gottemoller

    To the Editor:I have worked with Joe Gottemoller on the County Board for the past two years, and his ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Defending Bull Valley Police

    To the Editor: I, for one, am very grateful to the police officers of Bull Valley who have taken 55 ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • In divorce, put children first

    To the Editor:Divorces. Separation pain can be hurtful of what was thought of true love. Pure true l ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Re-elect John Hammerand

    To the Editor:Once again, John Hammerand will get my vote. Once again, he has brought to light the i ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Who’s your governor?

    To the Editor:Let’s say you believe that everything Bruce Rauner says about Pat Quinn is true, and y ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Looking for outside perspective on County Board size

    A majority of the McHenry County Board’s Reorganization Committee last week took the predictable step of washing its hands of any talk regarding reduc ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: What Jack Ma can re-teach America

    In the fairy tale “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on hors ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Follow the plan to learn to love leftovers

    When I was a kid, I followed some hard-and-fast rules about eating.Clean your plate. Eat your vegeta ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Our View: Unfunded mandates piling up

    Bad habits are hard to break. Actions by the Illinois General Assembly prove the point.For years, le ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Republicans in District 4

    To the Editor:The race for County Board District 4 is an easy choice given the caliber of the two Re ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Where do countries go for couples' counseling?

    Scottish voters have spoken: They are staying.The union that has weathered 307 years of storms – if ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Liberal-bashing response

    To the Editor:This is a response the letter “Send a message to liberals,” which appeared on your Opi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need toll choice

    To the Editor:The Illinois Tollway has a new policy of creating interchanges like Route 47 and Inter ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner might need a bigger boat to win

    Bruce Rauner reportedly had one of those bugs that was going around last week.I feel his pain. I was ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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