Everyone has mental health, some have good mental health, some have mental health needs and some deal with chronic mental illness. Exactly like physical health, we all have days where we feel good and days where we don’t. The DeKalb County Mental Health Board recently approved $2,573,800 in funding for 56 programs located at 23 organizations.

As Independence Day has passed, I’ve been reflecting on how lucky we are to live in the United States, land of the free and home of the brave. We are also fortunate to have the Veterans Club right here in Genoa.

Everybody loves to save money. And there is a growing awareness of the need to address environmental concerns. Your local electrical energy supplier, Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), offers numerous ways to help you save money and energy.

The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority has been a thorn in taxpayers’ side since its late-1980s creation paved the way for junking the original Comiskey Park, and it’s also responsible for the early 2000s Soldier Field renovation that cost nearly $400 million. There’s no way elected officials could stay out of yet another mega-development, which tends to mean using public money to offset the expenses of private companies who will make profits once games are played.