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Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:16 am
 A SICKENING STINKThis is in regards to Scott Faingold’s article titled “Humane Society takes larger role in Illinois ag” (Sept. 21). We live in Hancock County, in the small town of LaHarpe...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:15 am
 Unfolding events in Washington and Springfield remind us of the need to vote to make our voices heard. If we don’t vote we are delivered an outcome we had no hand in creating. If we vote we st...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:14 am
 For the last year I have been disheartened by the steady stream of police shootings that have been witnessed where there seems to be minimal provocation.For example, on Sept. 4 a man in South Ca...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:05 am

Racism persists in the Gateway City

 Even as pro football battles the White House on whether flag salutes should be mandatory, we have St. Louis.For the second time since 2014, the St. Louis area has been torn by demonstrations tha...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:19 am

Is the Asian enrollment boom at the U of I about to bust?

 A college campus is a sleepy place in the summer, which makes summer a good time to go sightseeing. I’ve always enjoyed visiting the main campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana for tha...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:18 am
Believe it or not, we can get Congress to enact a new program providing good quality, lower-cost health care for your family and (what the hell, let’s think big here) for every man, woman and (espec...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:17 am
 Late last Thursday night I was chasing a story about the rumored retirement of state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, Illinois’ first female House Majority Leader, when I got a text message from a h...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:16 am
LOST FAITH IN MACARTHURI lost faith in making MacArthur Boulevard better (“Mixed bag on MacArthur,” Bruce Rushton, Sept. 14) when Roberts Auto was “not allowed” to build there and a Dollar Gen...


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