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

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

6 22 17 To the editor: June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a month recognizing the […]

Augustine remembered

6 22 17 Dear Editor: I have been involved with baseball all of my life as a […]

SB 1 debates raises questions

6 22 17 SLUG: Letter Kelly Dear Editor: Recently, the Illinois General Assembly passed Senate Bill #1 […]

Honoring Dad on Father’s Day easier than many

6 15 17 The Issue: Many struggle with what to get Dad for Father’s Day. Our View: […]

Unfair school funding formula

6 15 17 Dear editor, Illinois has the most unfair school funding formula in the country. This […]

Graduates: Exciting time of your lives on the

6 8 17 By Eric Becker The Write Team Sunday, May 28, I really felt old. I […]

Flag Day: A day to honor all for

6 8 17 The Issue: Our flag has a long, rich history steeped in symbolism. Our View: […]

Painting a bigger picture of arts education

6 1 17   By Jess Willard The Write Team When you think of the word “education,” […]

Kudos to area businesses who put teens to

6 1 17 The Issue: It’s hard to get a job without experience, and it’s hard to […]


  Unacceptable. That one word perfectly sums up the pain, dysfunction and instability Capitol politicians have inflicted […]