• Huntley’s new toll

    To the Editor:Does anyone else havean issue paying a new toll to go to Chicago from Huntley at the ...
    April 1, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Our View: Urging Franks to cast 'no' vote

    State Rep. Jack Franks has been a champion of taxpayers ever since he first was elected in 1998 to represent Illinois’ 63rd House District.
    April 9, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Thanks, Crystal Lake

    To the Editor:I recently completed my Eagle Scout project – a split-rail fence at the Nature Center ...
    April 1, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • McSweeney: Illinois can't tax its way to prosperity

    We hear a lot about fairness in Springfield these days.We are told that our tax system is not fair. ...
    April 1, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Why run down millionaires?

    To the Editor:What is wrong with running down millionaires?Without them this country would be in bad ...
    April 1, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Our View: Make litter disappear

    On the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s website, visitors will find a cute children’s game called “Litter Hunt.”
    March 31, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Tryon: Don't trust lawmakers with more tax dollars

    In my time in the General Assembly, I never have seen an atmosphere where the majority party in Springfield has seemed so determined to raise taxes on ...
    April 1, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Support for SB2758

    To the Editor:As a constituent of the 32nd State Senate District, I am writing to urge state Sen. Pa ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Thanks to Richmond-Burton

    To the Editor:There are so many worthy nonprofit organizations throughout McHenry County that need s ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Don’t force out experience

    To the Editor:The Republican candidate seeking the office of U.S. senator is the “Milk Man.”The Milk ...
    March 31, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Miller: Dems team up for Quinn's budget address

    It turns out that the governor and the two Democratic legislative leaders met privately for at least several days to negotiate details of Gov. Pat Qui ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Reasons for rejection

    To the Editor:As someone who has attended all the hearings regarding the construction of a cell towe ...
    March 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Our view: Tax hike plan just another job killer

    Speaker Michael Madigan’s “millionaire tax” proposal passed out of the House Revenue Committee on Thursday, 6-4 across straight party lines, providing ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • High-speed Internet

    To the Editor:For the past nine years, I have tried to get some form of high-speed Internet to my st ...
    March 28, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Shake down

    To the Editor:Illinois Republicans have chosen multimillionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner as t ...
    March 28, 2014 - 10:39 am
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