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Peterson: Holes in garments OK, but out, damn spot

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:20:00 GMT

I think I’ve ruined my favorite shirt. And its backup, too.

Reeder: The absurdity that is a soda pop tax in Illinois

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT

SPRINGFIELD – The latest taxation plan in Springfield is more than a bit hard to swallow.

Oliver: Massive data breach brings reality check

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:27:00 GMT

Normally I’m not one to do much shopping in late November and early December.

Rogers: McHenry County in need of permanent homeless shelter

Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:30:33 GMT

For 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.

Bissett: Plenty of reasons to vote Democrat in March

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

Craver: One small column, one big March primary

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 05:09:00 GMT

So much political hay to cut before the March 18 primary, and only one column in which to do it.

Crowell: Growing Illinois' economy, giving middle class a fair shake

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:04:00 GMT

As I speak with working families all over the state, I’m hearing an all-too-common refrain.

Peterson: Illinois’ $25 flag could use an update

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:50:00 GMT

Illinois needs a new state flag.

Reeder: Bureaucracy drives store out of business

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:05:00 GMT

SPRINGFIELD – Susan Clause is no quitter.

Oliver: Please pardon my (rant about) dust

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:08:00 GMT

I hate dusting. There, I’ve said it.

Miller: Rutherford must release report findings

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:23:00 GMT

Treasurer 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.

Schaumburg: Yes, Dems, pull a Republican ballot

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 05:49:00 GMT

We’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.

Reeder: Call brings flashback to night of horror

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:40:00 GMT

SPRINGFIELD – The phone call came the other day as I drove to work.

Oliver: Survey seeks suggestions to make county even better

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMT

Even though McHenry County is a great place to live, it still could be better, right?

Lyons: Greatest Generation must plug in or risk tuning out

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 05:41:00 GMT

One 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.

Penkava: Cool runnings on my Olympic treadmill

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMT

I 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.

Smith: Striking a balance of quality, efficiency at MCC

Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:30:02 GMT

McHenry 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.

Peterson: Common colds getting way too common

Fri, 07 Feb 2014 06:07:00 GMT

OK, I’ve had it. Cold No. 3 – or No. 4? – this season has settled into my head and chest. I’ve had it. Really.

Hultgren: Human trafficking a concern closer to home

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

Reeder: Progressive tax not about fairness

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 05:41:00 GMT

SPRINGFIELD – Hang on to your pocketbooks, the politicians are getting restless.