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  • Letter was 'an attack on legal trappers'

    After reading a letter by Michelle Kretzer ["Trapping of bobcats only a trophy hunt," The Reader's Voice, Feb. 4], I must respond. Umgawa – PETA poop. ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Trump speaks language of the aggrieved

    Donald Trump has skyrocketed to the top of the polls, currently looking invincible; slinging insults, calling undocumented Mexicans mostly rapists, pr ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Vote Reising for Ogle board

    I have known Wayne Reising for many years. During this time, I have been able to witness him working hand in hand with many of the businesses in the c ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Christmas tree recycling a big success

    Thank you to all who were involved in this year’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program. Approximately 500 trees (about 12.5 tons) were collected and chipp ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Vote Marter for U.S. Senate

    I find it amusing when an earnest Republican, perhaps even anti-abortion, says he is voting for Mark Kirk (holding his nose) because, “We can’t afford ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Vote Klahn for state’s attorney

    Matt Klahn is well qualified to serve as Lee County state’s attorney. He possesses a lengthy résumé filled with qualifying educational and work histor ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Behind the Reader's Voice: Barbara Hermes

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    Of all the U.S. presidents born in February, which one is your favorite?
    Ronald Reagan (Feb. 6)
    William Henry Harrison (Feb. 9)
    Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12)
    George Washington (Feb. 22)