Opinion

  • Miller: Rauner might need a bigger boat to win

    Bruce Rauner reportedly had one of those bugs that was going around last week.I feel his pain. I was ...
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Coming through for clients

    To the Editor:Hats off and thanks to the board members of the Mental Health Resource League for McHe ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Struggles to protect free speech on college campuses continue

    As I often have reported, FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) continually fights in the courts and media to protect the free speech r ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • End domestic violence

    To the Editor:Domestic violence is a terrible crime. We have seen it in the news recently, especiall ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Where’s the trickle down?

    To the Editor:According to Time Magazine’s Sept. 9-15, 2014, issue, the top 5 percent of households ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fund NASA project

    To the Editor:The ultimate challenge push for the U.S.’s longing quest for the moon came from former ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Why do Americans hate America so much?

    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defe ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Focus on police body cameras

    Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, drew much attention to a previously little-used piece of police equipment that is gaining popularity after a poli ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lyons: Schools have a better chance of helping kids with substance abuse problems than courts

    Kind of had it with bad news over the last several days. Even though we cover this stuff, we get as depressed as anyone else about news about a pedoph ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Support for Hultgren

    To the Editor:Congressman Randy Hultgren is a unique politician with his humble, quiet and thoughtfu ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Meyerson: A plan to raise pay is a start

    The fight to increase Americans’ stagnant incomes is, at long last, growing more serious.With the ex ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Watchdogs in District 4

    To the Editor:There is an open seat for McHenry County Board District 4 (McHenry, Richmond, Wonder L ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Power plant solution

    To the Editor:With all of the furor over the proposed natural gas power plant, I have a suggestion: ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How Congress voted this week

    A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:Funds ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A terrible story becomes a great story

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down: Thumbs up: To Lak ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
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