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  • Robin Hood proposal

    To the Editor:I have seen some stupid things printed in this newspaper, but this is over the top.Fro ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Shirking responsibility

    To the Editor:I read the statements the Savage family made in the Northwest Herald (“Cary couple sti ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Poor roads in Bull Valley

    To the Editor:I read the article in the paper about the village of Bull Valley and all the excuses a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Big bucks from townships

    To the Editor:Illinois’ nearly 13 million citizens have a shameful tax burden of supporting 7,000 un ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • No more party line votes

    To the Editor:I am very tired of the criticism leveled at people who choose not to vote in primary e ...
    April 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • War on obesity

    To the Editor:Our legislators are back in session, and you’ll love this.Fully aware the citizenry ca ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Diaper Bank’s good work

    To the Editor:I had the privilege of seeing firsthand what the Diaper Bank does when I helped them o ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • No more taxes

    To the Editor:I am against more tax increases and, in particular, the bill proposed raising the cons ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • Importance of volunteers

    To the Editor:Volunteers are one of the nation’s most valuable resources.Volunteer Center McHenry Co ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Explanation please

    To the Editor:I’m not in any way knocking any fire department. I know they all put their lives on th ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • MCC to offer engineering graphics course

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a blended engineering graphics course this summer.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Stateline SHRM to host job training presentation

    McHENRY – Stateline SHRM will host a breakfast program in May titled “Building Internship and Job Training Programs” presented by Thomas Faber and Lin ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Applications for jobless aid edge up to 304,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Chipotle sales surge as it draws more customers

    NEW YORK – Mexican food chain Chipotle reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as more customers flocked to its restaurants for burritos, bowls an ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • GE 1Q earnings fall, outlook strong

    NEW YORK – General Electric’s new focus on oil and gas equipment helped the company to post strong first-quarter results.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Wage boost would cost firms $15B

    WASHINGTON – A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 bil ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

    WASHINGTON – Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer s ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Sullivan: Important tips for choosing a roofing contractor

    Our homes are the single most important investment in our lives. Bob Schell of Robert’s Exterior Services in Wonder Lake shares some very important re ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Eisenmann ramps up hiring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eisenmann Corp. has been ramping up and hiring engineers after shedding its manufacturing arm in 2006.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Dobbeck: Set up new employees for success

    Your newly hired employees deserve the best chance for success at your company. You can help each become a valued member of your team by planning a we ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:43 pm

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