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  • Letter: Help Harvest drive

    To the Editor:I am very honored to be a member of the Crystal Lake business community for a variety ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Furious at school board

    This is in regard to the dilemma that has occurred between the District 155 School Board, the city of Crystal Lake and the three neighbors effected by ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real voter fraud

    We teachers would wear “I voted” pins and talk about the civic duty to vote with our students – we wished to model and teach the importance of voting ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Don't blame Low

    To the Editor:A recent letter printed on this page absurdly criticized Mayor Sue Low for the impendi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Veterans Day kindness

    To the Editor:I want to thank Kenny’s Flooring in Johnsburg for being so kind to me the other day wh ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: District 300 a disaster

    To the Editor:In reference the Northwest Herald article of Oct. 29, in which District 300 projects a ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Obama's policies rejected

    To the Editor:On Oct. 2, President Barack Obama said, “I am not on the ballot this fall. ... But mak ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bowl-a-Thon thanks

    To the Editor:Branch 825 National Association of Letter Carriers held a Bowl-a-Thon in honor of Tim ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Always honor veterans

    To the Editor:We just got home from a wonderful ceremony honoring the veterans of our great America. ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Guard against carelessness

    To the Editor:The website Monticello.org is an excellent source of quotes and other wisdom from one ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Longtime smokers benefit from free low-dose CT lung screenings at Centegra

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month is the right time to schedule a low-dose CT lung screening at Centegra Health System. The screenings, which check the heal ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • ‘Mockingjay': No revolution

    All is not well in Panem. At the conclusion of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss’s (Jennifer Lawrence) force-field shattering arrow left the ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Raue’s ‘Hardbody’ a Chicago premiere

    Getting a Nissan Hardbody truck on stage was a bit of a challenge as the Raue Center prepared for its upcoming musical production of “Hands on a Hardb ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Chicago Symphony trumpeter to perform with McHenry County Youth Orchestra

    Kids sat still, listening patiently in their chairs. All eyes forward, they focused on an adult at the head of the room who just told them to pay atte ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Pets are great for health

    Even your pet loves Santa. Join pet lovers on Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Gary Lang Subaru, on ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • 10 more ideas for potatoes

    Truth is, mashed potatoes don’t need a whole lot of love to come out pretty darn amazing. A little butter (OK, a lot of butter), a little cream or mil ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Small changes make better holiday mashed potatoes

    I’ve made mountains of mashed potatoes in my little life, faithfully adhering to the method I was taught in cooking school. And I’ve always been reaso ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Secret ingredient: eggs

    Much as I’d like to take credit for this rich version of mashed potatoes, that honor goes to Stanley Tucci. Or rather, to Stanley Tucci’s wife.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • P ut the kids to work on a sweet potato tart

    It seemed an unlikely goal. I wanted a single solution for two problems – how to keep kids entertained while preparing Thanksgiving dinner AND how to ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Vegetarian gravy

    n the interest of giving vegetarians something to ladle over their mashed potatoes and stuffing, we decided to come up with a gravy good enough to ser ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:23 pm

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