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Letters

  • The closing of the East Tower

    In reading what was written (and I’m thankful there’s still real reporting going on) I noticed a couple things that I think the article did not cover ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Why do we need a county administrator?

    After writing an article about the hiring of a new administrator in March, I see in the Aug. 11, 2016, issue of the Bureau County Republican the count ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • We need to prioritize

    With the closing of the East Tower at Bureau Valley South (Buda), I have heard and seen a lot of negative comments about how the proposed addition in ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Is speaking the truth unloving?

    There are many passages in the Scriptures if one is really interested ináthe truth on the topic of sex. But let’s look at it from a non-Biblical view. ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Another Taj Mahal in Princeton?

    In reference to your article on July 28, “Breaking down plans — building the future,” I want to know what you are talking about. How do we get from an ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Seeing the ‘forest through the trees’

    I would just like to applaud the Bureau County Republican for the pictures you ran of our presidential candidates at their national conventions. We ar ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Look at the long-term effects

    I applaud state political representatives for working to improve Illinois’ infrastructure. I agree that creative measures must be taken, but in these ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Holding our legislators accountable

    The Independent Map Amendment is an exciting concept. Independent Maps is a grassroots, citizens’ initiative. Hundreds of thousands of signatures were ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Only in America ...

    In America, we have the “right” to litter our sidewalks and streets. But along with our freedoms come responsibility. Pick up after yourself and teach ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • ‘One-sided ... biased’

    If the BCR wants to promote Hillary Clinton as their presidential pick, then just come out and do it. The comments that you published under each candi ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • He had our backs ...

    I seldom have trouble coming up with words for any given situation. However, I am at somewhat of a loss today as I am fearful I can’t adequately expre ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • ‘A more inclusive, just America’

    I appreciate reporter Goldie Rapp and the BCR for the attention they’ve recently paid to national and local discussions about the relation between pol ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Applause for ‘serious societal issues’

    On July 26, a news article headlined, “The national divide” by Goldie Rapp appeared on the front page of the BCR. The article dealt with the Black Liv ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Missing the Flags of Freedom

    I was heading north out of town the other day, and as I crossed over the interstate, I felt a pang of sadness.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 3:52 pm