• To the Editor: Andrzejewski, Lowery and Hughes are best choices

    Jan. 5, Chicago Tribune reported that all five Democrat candidates for the U.S. Senate seat support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. On the Republican ballot, Congressman Mark Kirk was one of only eight Republicans voting...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: More support for Pete MacKay

    Vote for Pete! As a conservative Republican, there are certain principles you never compromise. One is to always remember those who got you there and why. As we saw in Massachusetts, government is for the people and...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Vote for Sarah Gallagher in DeKalb County

    The primary election Tuesday, Feb. 2, is an important day. The voters of DeKalb County will have an opportunity to select the candidates they would like to see as their State’s Attorney in the November general election....

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Taxpayers are ‘mean-spirited harpooners’

    Back in 2006, there was a group of civilians as opposed to those living off of the civilians that Mr. Webster referred to in TRRT’s Jan. 20-26 edition. [ Webster: ‘Mean-spirited’ people trying to ‘harpoon’ me by...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Vote for Gene Bolek for County Board Dist. 5

    It gives me great pleasure and high honor to ask the voters of County Board District 5 to vote for and elect Eugene Bolek to fill that position as your county board member in November 2010. In...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Your Horoscope: Week of Jan. 27- Feb. 2, 2010

    This Week: The highly-charged full moon in Leo (Jan. 30) opens doors for self-expression and creativity. People have a tendency to be warm and friendly with this type of lunar activity. Get out and enjoy your surroundings...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • To the Editor: Vote MacKay for Precinct Committeeman

    Vote MacKay for Precinct Committeeman Pete MacKay is retired, but his many years of political service and election experience is an asset that needs to be utilized and heeded now. Pete is running for Republican Precinct Committeman,...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Conference championship picks: Vikings, Colts will advance to Super Bowl

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist In the NFC Championship game, it’s the Minnesota Vikings versus the New Orleans Saints. In the AFC Championship game, it’s the Indianapolis Colts versus the New York Jets. I correctly picked three...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • NIU men’s basketball—hottest team in the state

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist The hottest thing in Illinois sports right now is about 45 miles from Rockford. It happens to be the Northern Illinois Huskies men’s basketball team. They have won five games in a...

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • Illinois Renewable Energy Association remains active

    By Drs. Robert & Sonia Vogl President and Vice President Illinois Renewable Energy Association The Illinois Renewable Energy Association (IREA) has had another active year. As a non-profit organization, it provides services and programs for the public....

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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