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  • Letter: Sheriff's judgment

    To the Editor:I’m disappointed our new sheriff, Bill Prim, has hired someone like Matt McNamara for ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brazile: President Obama finally finds his voice

    Back in 1960, then-senator and future President John Kennedy gave a speech about the presidency at the National Press Club. He said:
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Missing from curriculum

    To the Editor:I write to you with heartfelt emotion over the recent curriculum change to Common Core ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • On Campus: Cary-Grove grad Josh Freeman has big goals at SIU

    In a sport where every inch matters, Southern Illinois University junior Josh Freeman admits he is not concerned how far he throws the shot put in mee ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • 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
  • Craver: Sportsplex Wars Episode II: Revenge of the TIF

    I don’t know about you, but I’m currently in a love-hate relationship with sports, and that’s not counting the Bears’ abysmal season.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • 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
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