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  • Reflections: Women's lot was hard, lonely on the Illinois prairie

    Deep winter in Illinois can be a stressful time – even in this modern age – especially when the weather closes down and we’re forced to deal with frig ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:10 pm
  • Letter: Hoops for Hope thanks

    To the Editor:On behalf of the Communities vs. Cancer Hoops for Hope committee, I would like to than ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: More draining needed

    To the Editor:Congress keeps telling us that Social Security is going broke. For once I believe them ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Offended by legislation

    To the Editor:HB0426, a humane act proposed by Springfield politicians Emanuel Welch, Ann Williams, ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: 'So-called' President

    To the Editor:Those who know me best, most likely, they feel that I could come out swinging with som ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Rules for election letters

    Letters concerning the upcoming April 4 local election should be no more than 200 words and conform fully with the requirements contained in our lette ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Thanks from the auxiliary

    To the Editor:The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 489, Yorkville would like to thank the many people ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: It's gang graffiti

    To the Editor:Oswego has a beautiful and historic downtown with many fine stores and services. It al ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Our view: A most welcome addition to the city's downtown

    The news we reported last week that the owners of the Crusade Burger Bar at 209 S. Bridge Street in downtown Yorkville will open a second restaurant i ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Our View: Consolidate township government here? Not so fast

    It's a popular idea frequently touted by taxpayer advocacy groups and state politicians: let's save the taxpayers some serious money by either doing a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Down the Garden Path: Taking care of winter pantry pests

    Back in December, this column talked about doing our best to prevent an outbreak of any one of several kinds of pantry pests in the home. Some of what ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reflections: Black History Month a good time for reflection

    I suspect that most of us really would like to believe that race doesn’t matter as much as it used to. And in some ways, that’s a fair statement.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • Yesteryear: February in Yorkville-area history

    February 2012The Yorkville-Bristol Sanitary District has called a special meeting to discuss removal ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Can't get over it

    To the Editor:The left just can’t get over the election results. Trump’s cabinet choices are stalled ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Homecoming suggestion

    To the Editor:To the principal and homecoming committee at Yorkville High School--it has been brough ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:00 pm