• Thanks snow crews

    We would like to recognize John Adamson and Marengo Township for the wonderful job they did keeping the township roads cleared this winter. This being ...
    March 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Obama library

    To the Editor:In the “Views” (March 20) column by Scott Reeder, the subject of state funding for an ...
    March 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Obama flaunts it

    To the Editor:I remember when I lost a good-paying job and suffered a severe loss in income. I didn’ ...
    March 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Our View: Not so fast with more of our cash

    Metra is selling that it needs $9.9 billion for infrastructure improvements. Given years of mismanagement at the suburban railway agency, we’re not re ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Learning years

    To the Editor:Young children in McHenry County deserve the best that we can give them.Week of the Yo ...
    March 26, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Democrats’ mantra

    To the Editor:So House Speaker Michael Madigan is proposing a “millionaire tax” that would impose a ...
    March 26, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Just wondering

    To the Editor:Just wondering, not advocating. On ABC 7 morning news (Mar. 23), a segment on heroin u ...
    March 26, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Our view: Quinn's broken tax promise

    There were some glaring contradictions in Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget speech in Springfield on Wednesday.
    March 27, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Reeder: State’s high court erases eavesdropping law

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court hit the erase button last week on the state’s eavesdropping law.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Tower in FRG

    To the Editor:I was a trustee in Fox River Grove last time AT&T came up with this idea.We rejected i ...
    March 25, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Our View: Remapping effort needs signatures

    A little more than a month remains to collect enough signatures to amend the state constitution and make democracy fair in Illinois.
    March 31, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Cherish veterans

    To the Editor:My friend, James (Jim) McAndrews died this month at the age of 94.Jim served in both t ...
    March 25, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Stop Pay it Forward study

    To the Editor:Jack Franks has introduced HB 5323 without any thought of fiscal responsibility or gov ...
    March 25, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Oliver: Milestone for park reignites love for Wrigley

    Opening Day for Major League Baseball usually receives little more than a shrug in my world.When are ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Free advertising

    To the Editor:By the time you read this the I-know-fill-in-name-of-friend-or-relative-or-co-worker-h ...
    March 25, 2014 - 1:08 pm
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