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  • Letter: Pantry collection success

    To the Editor:We are extending a heartfelt thank you to our neighbors in Woodstock for making our an ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Campaign thanks

    To the Editor:The scary Halloween season is over. As the political brochures are packed up, signs di ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Professional during construction

    To the Editor:It really is wonderful when government works well for the common good.For several year ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Yes, we do need God

    To the Editor:I am writing this in rebuttal to a recent letter headlined, “We don’t need God”.The au ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Veterans Day surprise

    To the Editor:My husband is a Vietnam War veteran who served with the U.S. Air Force pararescue.This ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Consider thorium nuclear energy

    To the Editor:The key to our economic wealth is the implication of a followed plan to utilizing our ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Franks doesn't play partisan politics

    To the Editor:I read in the Nov. 6 Northwest Herald that the McHenry County Republican Party’s sole ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Joe Gottemoller unqualified

    To the Editor:By his statements and actions, County Board member and lawyer Joe Gottemoller has esta ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Santa Run for Kids

    To the Editor:How lucky we are to be preparing for the third annual Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids.We ha ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry County GOP's shift

    To the Editor:The McHenry County Republican Party’s seismic shift toward the tea party might yield r ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ easy to enjoy

    “Hands on a Hardbody” is making its Chicago area debut on the Raue Center for the Arts stage, and based on the Williams Street Repertory production I ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • ‘Madagascar’ spin-off hatches fun

    For a movie that’s more paint by numbers than Picasso, “Penguins of Madagascar” begins with something completely unexpected: a Werner Herzog voiceover ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Jobs for 50+

    Young employees dream of retirement.  Retired ones dream of a part-time job to supplement their savings, stay busy, and stay sane.   
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Short on time? Start with a mix

    Start with a 12-ounce bag of stuffing mix, flavor of your choice. Prepare according to package directions, but add one of the following combinations b ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

    Ready for the annual Thanksgiving math quiz?QUESTION: How large a turkey do you need if you are expe ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A 101 on great turkey stuffing

    For many Americans, the true star of the Thanksgiving table is not the big bird, but the stuffing (usually moistened with gravy). Given that, I believ ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ballet: Artistry in Movement that Spans the Globe

    Although the origins of ballet can be traced back to the Renaissance period and the early court dances in France and Italy, it has become an art form ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Introduces VELscope System

    Bull Valley Dentistry is proud to announce that we have incorporated the VELscope® System into our dental practice.                              
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Healthy holiday recipes

    Stuffed Pumpkin1 sugar pumpkin2 cups (uncooked) brown Basmati rice2 cups (cooked) chickpeas4 cups al ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Wellness coach says to put feast into focus

    The holidays are fast approaching, and with them come parties, family gatherings and plenty of temptation. But most people don’t have an extra 5 or 10 ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:28 am

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