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Our View

  • Our View: Check out a farmers market

    This week is National Farmers Market Week, as proclaimed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Our View: Don't give up on consolidation plan

    Let’s hope that this year is the last one in which Illinois voters will elect both a comptroller and treasurer to statewide office.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Our View: Time to tackle D-428 tax problem is now

    If there’s an upside to the story about District 428 taxpayers potentially facing expensive increases in their property tax bills, it’s that school bo ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Our view: ‘Rita’s law’ could curb corruption

    When out-of-staters are asked what comes to mind when they think about Illinois, government corruption is near the top of the list.
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Our view: Thumbs-up to 'good apples'

    Thumbs-up: To the good apples at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sycamore. Members there have been helping children served by Safe Passage, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Our view: Growing libraries are proof they still matter

    Our communities’ libraries are expanding and remodeling, proof they still have a role to play in our communities in the Internet Age.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Our view: Do your own research; don't be manipulated

    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has taken some heat recently for manipulating headlines in his latest TV ad to help his cause in the ra ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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