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    09/23/2014, 11:10 pm Today's column by Ginny Thiergart signals the end of our latest round of guest columnists. Please join us in thanking ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:10 pm The death penalty, something important for the safety and even success of America, is under-used. Murder is one of the ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:10 pm The National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Mississippi Valley would like to thank its walkers and sponsors for so visibly ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:10 pm It's most unfortunate that misinformation is being distributed about the Colona Park District. You can sit the ones doing it ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:10 pm In the month of October, 2006, al-Qaida leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri announced the creation of the Islamic State in Iraq ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:00 pm An anticipated vote on the potential ouster of Phil Banaszek as chair of the Rock Island County Board is too ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:00 pm The U.S. economy is about 70 percent consumer driven. The health of the economy is directly related to how much ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:00 pm Honor, anyone? I wrote these musings some time ago while my son and I were watching The Lord of ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:00 pm To separate people just because of their race or skin is wrong. I believe the world has a major problem ...
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    09/23/2014, 11:00 pm This letter is to the active and retired members of the UAW in the Quad Cities area. Earlier this year, ...
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    09/23/2014, 7:33 am I know that parents worry about whether vaccines are safe for their children. But they should also consider the dangers ...
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    09/22/2014, 11:00 pm What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was ...
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    09/22/2014, 11:00 pm JOBS: A leading issue in political campaigns this year, as it has been for many past years. One reason ...
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    09/22/2014, 11:00 pm Congrats to Sheriff Gerry Bustos for being placed in office by political fiat. Once again Rock Island County taxpayers get ...
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    09/22/2014, 11:00 pm "We need to visit Cleveland." That's not something we ever expected to find ourselves saying. No offense, please, to ...
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    09/21/2014, 11:00 pm In today's world, peace needs to become more than just a word. On Tuesday, the students of Our Lady of ...
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    09/21/2014, 11:00 pm In the pecking order of the service economy, housekeepers at hotels and motels are among the hardest working and least ...
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    09/21/2014, 11:00 pm This is to set straight the current ad that is misleading voters about Congressman Bruce Braley. The TV ad is ...
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    09/21/2014, 11:00 pm They say that if you continue to do something over and over again and expect different results, that's the definition ...
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    09/21/2014, 11:00 pm This column summarizes the 26 reader responses to a recent column I wrote on income inequality. I laid out a ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm Editor's note: We sent the following via email Friday to U.S Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline and her Republican opponent, ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm It was confusing, frustrating, and even -- if you dared to admit it -- a bit annoying. Here we ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm The other day a few senators remembered they have rather well-paid jobs which they haven't bothered to show up to ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm Last Tuesday, the Genesius Theatre Foundation announced an ambitious capital/endowment campaign to carry the group's unique cultural/educational mission forward for ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:25 pm Since the denizens of Washington, D.C. have taken over the education industry they have thrown out the main reason of ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm Weary of war, we hoped that with U.S. combat troops out of Iraq and U.S. involvement in Afghanistan winding down, ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm We continue to read about the Quad-Cities having additional economic opportunities compared to other parts of our state. This wouldn't ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:26 pm Until now I've never been political. This is the first letter I've written to any paper. I do stay informed, ...
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    09/20/2014, 11:00 pm SPRINGFIELD -- For every new job created in Illinois since January 2010, two people have signed up for food stamps. ...
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