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  • Letter: High horse

    To the Editor:Yes, Mr. President, I do feel morally superior to marauding Muslim cowards who would s ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brazile: A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes, fees

    Outside the Beltway surrounding Washington, D.C., a surprising trend is occurring of Republican governors supporting tax increases.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Look at map in School District 158

    To the Editor?With all due respect, is School District 158 understaffed and/or overworked?We have an ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Tax dollars responsibility

    To the Editor:I heard state Rep. Jack Franks on the radio concerning the College of DuPage’s decisio ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Springfield renews assault on transparency

    Here we go again.Some lawmakers in Springfield again are taking aim at making government less transp ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Pleased with private education

    To the Editor:As the Catholic community begins the Lenten season, I would like to take this opportun ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Concern for PARCC exam

    To the Editor:In the spring, Illinois will join the dwindling handful of states that have agreed to ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bernstein: Scott Walker faces higher hurdles than polls

    How can we tell whether Scott Walker’s polling surge means anything?Walker has been doing well for t ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: District 26 improves financial report card

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Cary ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Who's unpatriotic?

    To the Editor:The depths to which spokespeople for the Republican Party have sunk is a new low.Forme ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss

    To the Editor:Education professionals and teachers alike appreciate what parents and community membe ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Schermerhorn: Have we dropped the ball on ethics?

    There is a man in McHenry County who was faced with a dilemma.He wanted to attend a candidates’ foru ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: It’s time to stick a shovel in winter

    I think I’ve done everything I really wanted to do this winter: I schlepped snow. I fell on the ice in the driveway. I threw a snowball and missed. I ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Peterson: Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?

    The Keurig has changed my life. A perfect mug of coffee every time in under a minute. What more coul ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Letter: Team should be punished

    To the Editor:In response to the apology of the Woodstock girls basketball team regarding the horrib ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:04 pm
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