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  • Letter: Don't legalize marijuana

    To the Editor:I recently vacationed in Seattle.It is a beautiful city, but I was quite disturbed see ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Consolidation will be costly

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board members have received two anonymous letters with the following co ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Feldman: Two cases to watch in this Supreme Court term

    Every Supreme Court term has a theme. For the term that began Monday, the theme looks as if it might be the achievement of longtime conservative aspir ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Put consolidation on ballot

    To the Editor:I respectfully encourage the McHenry County Board to place the township issue on the b ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: State lawmakers need to face reality

    The Illinois Senate had been scheduled to return to Springfield on Tuesday after not being in session since Sept. 9. Last week, however, the Senate pr ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Gene Lyons: Boehner's failure was party over country

    Nothing so became John Boehner’s tenure as House speaker as his manner of leaving it.Subjectively sp ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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
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