Read letters to the editor, opinion pieces and letters from the editor’s desk.

How my garden grows

7 27 17 By Jan Dona The Write Team I’m a big believer in what I call […]

Kindness Rock Project spreads across county, country

7 27 17 The Issue: More communities have become places in which words of inspiration and encouragement […]

Fond memories of Carlinville

7 27 17 To the editor: My sister and I, with our daughters, enjoyed our visit to […]

Reading is a lifelong passion

7 20 17 By Misty Fritz/The Write Team I’ve always been a voracious reader, starting from a […]

Ugly comments do little to move the city

7 20 17 The Issue: Some people are fixated on criticizing any effort to bring improvements to […]

Chicago mayor proposes public school changes

7 13 17 By Gary Lowder The Write Team Recently, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a plan […]

Questions have come up regarding SLF finances

7 13 17 The Issue: SLF has refused to respond to requests from the city for copies […]

Income tax increase unfair to state citizens

7 13 17 To the editor: While Illinois families were celebrating Independence Day, Springfield lawmakers dug deeper […]

SB1 a good bill for communities

7 13 17 Dear Editor, My son is in Pre-K and like many other parents with children […]

Cookout on the square Aug. 4

7 13 17 To the editor: We are letting you know in advance that We Care Recycling […]