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Editorials

  • Our View: Partisan bickering, lack of state budget threatens many

    Illinois schools will receive $269 million more from the State of Illinois in the coming school year after a school funding plan was signed into law W ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Our View: Winds cannot sweep away generosity of community

    Mother Nature can be cruel in her unbiased ferocity when she chooses to unleash it.We’ve been here b ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • SBA loans for Fairdale good sign

    We are pleased to see the federal Small Business Administration stepping up to offer low-interest loans to people, businesses and nonprofits affected ...
    June 22, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Our View: Tackle the state budget first, not last

    For years, the Illinois General Assembly has put off approving a state budget until the very end of its spring session.
    June 13, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Our View: Swim smart, stay safe

    “Everyone into the pool.”It’s a phrase so often heard in the fast-approaching, good-ol’ summertime.“ ...
    June 10, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Our View: Preparing for nursing shortage

    A nurse’s role is never really appreciated until you or a loved one needs one. And everyone needs one sooner or later, usually more than once.
    June 4, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Appreciate Blackhawks’ success

    Hockey is not a mainstream sport in the U.S. It’s not football. It’s not basketball. It’s not even baseball.
    June 3, 2015 - 9:42 pm