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  • Our View: Celebrating newspapers

    In print or online, newspapers play an important role in your community.They provide readers with ne ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • High-priced electricity

    To the Editor:Is it just me, or has Com Ed gone haywire?My bill this month is ridiculous. And from t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pincus: Lesson from Vietnam: U.S. can't solve world's problems

    When will most Americans and many political leaders recognize – as President Obama has – that there are limits to our ability to solve other countries ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanks for the help

    To the Editor:I would like to thank the four people that helped me get up after I fell in McHenry’s ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hultgren too extreme

    To the Editor:Randy Hultgren is too extreme to represent us in Washington.He is the only member of t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Remembering Mom’s breast cancer battle this October

    SPRINGFIELD – I stood alone at my mother’s grave last week, talking.I told her how my oldest daughte ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Thomas: ISIS, Ebola – Americans can handle the truth

    The Ebola virus is not a threat, but ISIS is. That’s what some of our leaders tell us. Should we believe them? Do they have a track record for truth-t ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reick’s candidacy an affront

    To the Editor:Hand it to candidate Steve Reick – with him, you know what you are getting. In the pri ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Franks understands reform

    To the Editor: Our transit boards need real reform. At least one state representative, our own Jack ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Board sends clear message

    To the Editor:What do County Board members John Jung, Nick Provenzano and Ken Koehler have in common ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Keep smoke detectors working for you

    What if there was an invention that had your back when it comes to fires in your home?What if it cou ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bergan Schmidt cares

    To the Editor: Kathleen Bergan Schmidt cares.I live in Oakwood Hills and have been active in the Sto ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: October’s focus turns to domestic violence

    Each October, with the onset of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the tears come as I remember the friends I’ve lost.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Our View: A deadline in name only

    When is a deadline not a deadline?When it comes to registering to vote in Illinois.It used to be tha ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Connecting Durbin’s dots

    To the Editor:A dangerous respiratory ailment, Enterovirus, is spreading across the country.This dis ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
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