The biggest reason drive-ins have closed is that the dirt they’re sitting on is much more valuable as real estate. Not here. Most McHenry County land is still used for growing things for people to eat.
From the Community
Oct. 19 7 a.m. |
Having spent 28 years in Lake County government and served as Executive Director of Lake County Health Dept. for 18 of those years I interacted...
Arts & Entertainment
Author Wendy McClure’s writing is expansive — not only because her books cover vast geographic areas and topics, but also because she writes for both children and adults with depth and understanding.
Best known for her memoir “The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie” and her “Wanderville” series, McClure also writes a pop culture column for Bust magazine and edits The Boxcar Children books for Albert Whitman and Co.
Oct. 16 6:12 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
New Moran photo: Why doesn’t News-Sun personality Dam Moran use a more current photo of himself along with his newsy articles about his observations around Lake County, including hiking, biking etc. Has he gotten too old, gone bald or has a beard and a mustache? Just wondering.
Oct. 15 11:28 a.m. |
What they do best: Kudos to Waukegan citizens for the support they are showing the teachers during this strike.
Oct. 13 10:02 a.m. |
News-Sun staff report
Who’s walking who?
Regarding the article “Animal cruelty”: Don’t Taser the dog for peeing on your yard. Taser the person on the other end of the leash with the dog because he’s letting him do it.
Oct. 13 6:53 a.m. |
EDITORIAL: Illinois leads the world in government proliferation. The argument to slice away levels of that government never quite overcomes inertia.
Oct. 9 2:15 p.m. |
Whether it’s music, golf, history, art, watching the Bears or even being in the same field professionally, there’s nothing better for a relationship than having common interests and hobbies that don’t include your children.
Oct. 9 8 a.m. |
EDITORIAL: As we noted last week, the Recession of 2007 is nearing its statistical extinction. But before confetti showers launch the victory parade, we should also note why the good tidings do not feel as happy as you’d expect.