Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:20:00 GMTI think I’ve ruined my favorite shirt. And its backup, too.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – The latest taxation plan in Springfield is more than a bit hard to swallow.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:27:00 GMTNormally I’m not one to do much shopping in late November and early December.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:30:33 GMTFor 25 years, McHenry County churches have opened their doors to the homeless. Members have changed, but the mission remains the same: Providing the homeless with emergency food and shelter. We are the emergency sites.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” – Abraham Lincoln
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 05:09:00 GMTSo much political hay to cut before the March 18 primary, and only one column in which to do it.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:04:00 GMTAs I speak with working families all over the state, I’m hearing an all-too-common refrain.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:50:00 GMTIllinois needs a new state flag.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:05:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Susan Clause is no quitter.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:08:00 GMTI hate dusting. There, I’ve said it.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:23:00 GMTTreasurer Dan Rutherford delivered a forceful, even believable defense of himself last week during a suburban press conference hours after he was hit with a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and coerced campaign work.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 05:49:00 GMTWe’re about a month away from the March 18 primary election, and if you’re a Democratic voter in McHenry County, you have no real reason to pull a Democratic ballot.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:40:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – The phone call came the other day as I drove to work.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMTEven though McHenry County is a great place to live, it still could be better, right?
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 05:41:00 GMTOne small part of journalists’ job is fielding reader calls often involving things that might never turn into news stories, although some useful bits of information are exchanged.
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMTI don’t know about you, but I’m feeling very Olympic these days. With the Opening Ceremony starting things off Friday night, we are all just a triple lutz jump, a double cork 1080 and a final bell lap away from a gold medal … give or take a few hundredths of a second.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:30:02 GMTMcHenry County College has succeeded in weathering the economic challenges present over the past few years by being financially responsible while maintaining quality academic programs that result in student success.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMTOK, I’ve had it. Cold No. 3 – or No. 4? – this season has settled into my head and chest. I’ve had it. Really.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:30:08 GMT“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude…shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” – 13th Amendment, United States Constitution
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 05:41:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Hang on to your pocketbooks, the politicians are getting restless.