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  • Prevailing wage good policy

    To the Editor:On June 17, the McHenry County Board voted 13-10 against adopting the prevailing wage ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Solutions over ideology

    To the Editor:With our state’s finances so badly strained, the top priority of all of our elected le ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hultgren’s voting record

    To the Editor:Congressman Randy Hultgren of Illinois’ 14th District is the only elected official in ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Population loss benefits

    To the Editor:Good for letter writer Stan Perrin (“Cause for celebration,” July 13) for pointing out ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Not here for me

    To the Editor:A little over a month ago, I received a robo call from U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, endin ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fireworks paradox

    On June 27, on the Opinions page of the Northwest Herald, there was an editorial written by an editor, I presume, headlined “Remain safe this July 4th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Losing liberty

    To the Editor:The people of the U.S. are rushing to have their liberties taken away for the sake of ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shared sorrow

    To the Editor:Our family would like to thank the Crystal Lake Police Department, paramedics and the ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gridlock disgust

    To the Editor:This November is the next opportunity that we, voters, have to change the game in Cong ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Power plant not welcomed

    To the Editor:I am writing to express concerns among families in our community about the proposed Oa ...
    July 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bostic ready to do whatever Bears tell him to

    BOURBONNAIS – If Jon Bostic is feeling pressure over how much the Bears have put on his plate in his short NFL career, he’s doing a great job of hidin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Noesi, Eaton lead White Sox past Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – An impressive start from Hector Noesi was just a couple of pitches away from being something really special.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Padres' Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

    CHICAGO – Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Houston, Mundy already impressed

    BOURBONNAIS – If training camp is like going back to school for the veterans and the first day of school for the rookies, it’s a mix of the two for ve ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Palmer enters camp as No. 2 QB ahead of Clausen

    BOURBONNAIS – One year ago in the same room we sat in on Wednesday at Olivet Nazarene University, Phil Emery put his trust in Josh McCown to be the Be ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • White Sox lose series, fall to Royals

    CHICAGO – Despite starter Jose Quintana's best efforts, the White Sox again couldn't find a way to beat Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Padres overcome Valbuena's 3-run HR, beat Cubs

    CHICAGO – Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicag ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Viciedo out of lineup with left hamstring injury

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo was removed from the starting lineup just before Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Ro ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • White Sox struggle and fall to Royals

    CHICAGO – Another night of errors, poor pitching and lack of situational hitting cost the White Sox.
    July 23, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres

    CHICAGO – If it was a sneak preview of the future at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night, then Cubs fans can't wait for the sequel.
    July 23, 2014 - 12:05 am

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