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  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Complete Streets can boost health, economy

    Many of us care about McHenry County and want to make it a better place to live.Fortunately, many of ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Weakened country

    To the Editor:America has become a leaderless, weak and direction-less country.We very recently were ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Update state’s technology

    Illinois state government is in trouble again. This time, the inspector general for the U.S. Departm ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Edmundson: Let your children play football, learn about life lessons

    My father wasn’t what anyone might call an over-involved parent. He was a Fifties Dad, committed to ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taking responsibility

    To the Editor:After the revelations of Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati’s deplorable, predatory acti ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Dems hope minimum wage referendum drives voters to polls

    Some recent Chicago Tribune poll results appear to indicate that support for raising the minimum wage in the state’s largest city may be enough to inc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Hentoff: Rising anti-Semitism renews my boyhood

    In a recent article in The Guardian, “Anti-Semitism on rise across Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis,’” Jon Henley quoted Yonathan Arfi of France ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Clearing the record

    To the Editor:On this page, I’ve been accused of being a deadbeat, a racist and one who crosses stat ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gardening tip

    To the Editor:For those readers who garden and maintain a compost pile, I have a tip for you.I recen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thriving Lions Club

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake has a 60-member-strong, thriving Lions Club that has been serving Crystal ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trade treaties

    To the Editor:Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Fr ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Strong in faith

    To the Editor:Re. Richard Perlick’s letter on Aug. 14.Praise God that Richard had the courage to spe ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Keep killer behind bars

    Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lyons: Twist and shout is theme song for national news stories

    The statement should be fairly obvious, but President Barack Obama was right.After reading that stat ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 6:49 am
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