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  • Letter: Give Trump a chance

    To the Editor:It can be said, if you brush the grass enough, the snakes will come out. Donald Trump ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Distorted figures

    To the Editor:The financial press is starting to believe its own distorted figures.Unemployment at 5 ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Teachers strikes harm a community

    Teachers strikes can do real damage, which is probably why 37 states do not allow them.Unfortunately ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kurtz: Let township consolidation discussion continue

    Let’s face it, not everybody dislikes township government.There are many productive functions provid ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Rubio goads Trump into sharing the spotlight

    Apparently, Americans like duopolies in politics, and we may have a new one this week.Gone is Scott ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Winners are the losers

    To the Editor:Now that the Crystal Lake South bleacher issue has been decided, the winners (homeowne ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Comics search

    To the Editor:Over the years I have seen numerous articles and other notices extolling the virtues o ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Many help in finding missing girl

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Crys ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: On the humble stage of the Village Squire

    Whether by genetics or by environmental nurture or by just accident, I became left-handed.Maybe usin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Hunt: Xi Jinping's low-key, high-stakes visit

    The visit to Washington last week of President Xi Jinping, the leader of the world’s second-biggest power, illustrated Lyndon Johnson’s saying that po ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: District 155's arrogance

    To the Editor:As a taxpayer and parent in School District 155, I am stunned at the continued arrogan ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Healthy heart needed

    To the Editor:A failing heart. Our nation is not well. We are unstable. Rational thinking has given ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: We are brothers

    To the Editor:“Let us, at all times, remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common co ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Some relief, but without complete immunity

    I feel just a little better knowing I have gotten the shingles vaccination.I had been thinking about ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Farmer: Opportunities in October to confront domestic violence

    Nationally, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.In McHenry County, there will be many oppor ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
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