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  • Letter: Miller gets most for dollar

    No one spends more time and effort to make sure the taxpayers of Algonquin Township get the most for their tax dollar. Yes, his budget seems large, bu ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • Letter: Vote Gasser highway commissioner

    If you live in Algonquin Township, you pay three different real estate taxes to your township. The smaller one goes to the township. The other two tax ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • Letter: Incomplete facts on road district

    I have known Bob Miller professionally for more than 30 years and can attest that Bob is one of the most informed, experienced and qualified highway c ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Letter: End nepotism in Algonquin Township

    We need Andrew Gasser as our next highway commissioner in Algonquin Township. Andrew has all the qualifications he needs to make sure our roads are ma ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • Letter: Vote for real republicans in McHenry

    In April, we vote for the officials who run our local taxing bodies. Those are the taxing bodies for our real estate taxes that many of us complain ab ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Letter: Ethical assessor in Nunda

    The choice for Nunda Township assessor is an easy one. Mark Dzemske is a dedicated, competent professional and ethical assessor the township can not a ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Letter: Time for change in Algonquin Township

    Fifty years is a long time, and that is how long the Miller family has held the Algonquin Township highway commissioner job. While the roads have been ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Letter: Costs keep rising

    In the Feb. 14 issue of the Northwest Herald, Mike Shorten asked me/us to support Mark Dzemske for Nunda Township assessor.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:18 am
  • Letter: Out with Poznanski

    To the Editor:Tom Poznanski was brought to Grafton Township by a political puppet master who manipul ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Letter: Miller deserves our vote

    I have had the opportunity of working with Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller for the past 14 years.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • What to look for in a plastic surgeon

    Whether a woman is looking to enhance her body or undergo reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy, her choice of a plastic surgeon is of the utmost ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Crystal Lake Raue Center's Irish House Party postponed

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Irish House Party concert scheduled Friday at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake has been postponed because of a medical ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Beyond ear buds and eyerolls Nine ways to make travel with your teen fun for everyone in the family

    The low point of the trip wasn’t when my husband, Andrew, and I hiked into the Grand Canyon without our teens, because Solomon and Celia opted to stay ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • It’s important to read aloud with your kids, and make it count

    One of the most important things parents can do, beyond keeping kids healthy and safe, is to read with them. That means starting when they are newborn ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Rachel Barton Pine

    8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, The Listening Room at Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • 4th Fridays

    6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, The Starline Factory, 300 W. Front St., HarvardA monthly art event held ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Antique Appraisal Day

    1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St., UnionApprais ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Beer, Bacon & Bikes

    1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Starting at Mixin Mingle, 1118 N. Green St., McHenryTour downtown res ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • An Evening of Percussion

    7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal LakeReturning for a ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • "Pippin"

    7 p.m. Feb. 24-25 and March 2-3, and 1 and 7 p.m. March 4, Crystal Lake South High School, Crystal Lake
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:56 am

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