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  • A lethal legacy

    Two marijuana bills are now being considered in the Illinois State Senate and Illinois House. The Ca ...
    March 4, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Ag education critical to ag industry’s future

    The Illinois Leadership Council for Agriculture Education (ILCAE) urges supporters to contact Gov. Rauner’s office and their legislators to protect th ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • The ‘leveling’ principle

    Am I misinterpreting Zita Henneberry’s comments concerning the Texas celebration of Kris Kyle Day? I ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Hennepin plant’s health damage

    The Hennepin coal-fired power plant pollutes the skies, endangers your health and leaves the most vulnerable people holding the bag. Children, the eld ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Support Medicaid; invest in health

    As a result of recently enacted reforms, Illinois’ Medicaid program is in the midst of great transformation, with new ways to deliver care, improve ou ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • ‘Should we be concerned?’

    Today in Libya, 25 Coptic Christians were beheaded, and there is no response from President Obama. I ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Governor or dictator?

    Last week, Governor Rauner issued executive order 15-13. The order directs the Illinois Department of Central Management Services to immediately disre ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Cut special education funding?

    The Illinois school funding bill, Senate Bill 1, recently introduced by state Sen. Andy Manar, would cut special education funding all across Illinois ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Gold Coats save the day

    This is to call attention to a wonderful group of ladies and me working as volunteers at Perry Memorial Hospital — the Gold Coats.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Strong suggestions

    This letter is in response to Dick Volker’s letter of Feb. 3. We get it ... you think John Bellino is a great guy. I am not writing to dispute whether ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Ductile iron vs. PVC

    I am writing this because I believe the council inexplicably is about to commit a grave error in passing an ordinance allowing the use of PVC pipe for ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • ‘A Christian nation?’

    President Obama compared Christianity to Militant Islam during the Crusades, at the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday. He also has been quoted as sa ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Well done, Princeton!

    I would like to commend the city crews and city managers for a prompt response to the recent heavy snows and power outages. It was a challenge that wa ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 2:46 pm
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