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  • Guest View: Casciaro family questions unfair to innocent man

    Pete DePierro, who worked in the butcher’s department, was the last person to see Brian Carrick alive at the store. He was clear he saw Carrick argue ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Our View: Happy days at gas pumps

    The price of gasoline is a lot like the weather.Temperatures go up, they go down, weather extremes s ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: More sportsmanship needed in politics

    SPRINGFIELD – I recently watched my 9-year-old daughter, Gracie, shake hands with her opponents after a tough loss on the basketball court.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 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
  • Thomas: Unfaithfully executing the law

    President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: We salute former U.S. Rep. Evans

    The recent death of former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans brought sadness across the state.Evans, of East Moli ...
    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
  • Oliver: Who will win this battle of wills?

    An epic battle of wills is being waged in the Oliver household these days.Happily, I have nothing to ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • 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
  • Benner: Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you

    SAN FRANCISCO – Years ago, hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States’ critical infrastructure, in ...
    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
  • Our View: A new first lady

    Illinois hasn’t had a first lady for nearly six years, since Patti Blagojevich, wife of the impeached and convicted Rod Blagojevich, left the positio ...
    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
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