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  • Letter: Immigration thoughts

    To the Editor:Some thoughts on how to solve the immigration problem.From 1800 to 1950, immigrants sa ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Son doing OK

    To the Editor:This is a thank you note to those who were concerned about my son. In particular, one ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Winston Churchill was a man for all times

    LONDON – It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times?In t ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Troop support

    To the Editor:I just wanted to say thank you to the Wendy’s on Route 14 by Main Street.This restaura ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bipartisanship from Roskam

    To the Editor:In high school civics, I learned the term bipartisan, meaning cooperation between two ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Free college program gets failing grade

    On its face, President Barack Obama’s America’s College Promise program sounds worthwhile.The basic ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: How much is too much?

    To the Editor:Until several days ago, I had no strong feelings about the McHenry County Conservation ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Power abuse

    To the Editor:It’s really sad what I saw recently at Wal-Mart.I followed a Harvard Fire Department S ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Huntley, LITH make safe list

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Hunt ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Comedian ventures where President Obama won't on race

    President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address turned out to be pretty much as previewed in a series of strategic spoilers doled out over t ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Livable wages

    To the Editor:A suggestion that does not require an act of Congress: What if our two largest U.S. em ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Cooperation should bring consolidation

    We were pleased to see Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 hold an institute day recently with the four elementary and middle school districts ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Chicago comes to the county

    To the Editor:Our newly imported sheriff from Cook County has wasted no time introducing us to Chica ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Helping friends in politics

    To the Editor:McHenry Township Supervisor Donna Schaefer, who retired in December, and former Gov. P ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: 'Selma' shows what it takes to make real change

    John Gardner, a cabinet secretary in President Lyndon Johnson’s administration who later founded Common Cause, once said a requisite for effective cit ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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