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Letters to the Editor: Save the Cottonwoods

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

1. They provide shelter and shade for soccer players, summer campers, and visitors to the Community Playfield.

2. Cottonwood roots like wet soil and this helps alleviate excess pooled standing water, conditions that...

Letters to the Editor: Tragic deaths of troopers can be avoided

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

It’s tragic and sad that an increasing number of Illinois State Troopers and other law enforcement and highway maintenance personnel have lost their lives or been injured while trying to keep the driving public safer. Some of the...

Letters to the Editor: Planting trees can reduce stormwater runoff

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

How can municipalities reduce storm water runoff? Some increase the size of underground pipes and holding tanks, and spend millions of dollars. Others consider greener and cheaper solutions in concert with the grey infrastructure of...