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  • McCaleb: County court must join 21st century

    A little more than six months ago, McHenry County sheriff deputies responding to a domestic dispute call in Holiday Hills found themselves on the wron ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • How Congress voted

    A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:Loret ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Wrong tape

    To the Editor:William Parrot wrote (“Headline news,” April 18): “An 18-minute gap in pivotal, privat ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Kudos to Judge Prather

    To the Editor:Three cheers and high praise for McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather for putting obnox ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rogin: U.S. never knew where hostage Warren Weinstein was

    The U.S. government and intelligence community had lost the trail of kidnapped aid contractor Warren Weinstein long before his death in a counterterro ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Online system should help with safety

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Carbon-based fuel fees

    To the Editor:Earth Day this year brought chorus frogs singing, cardinals nesting and bloodroot flow ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Pajamas in public: Cotton flannel run amok

    I’ve seen them. You’ve seen them. They’re walking down the street. They’re riding in elevators. They’re shopping at stores and they’re flying in airpl ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Hunt: Schism threatens Republican cohesion on tax cuts

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 eliminated the threat of global communism, the one glue that held together Republicans has been cutting top ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Successful tax-aid year

    To the Editor:We have just finished another successful year of filing more than 550 federal and stat ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks to Huntley voters

    To the Editor:I wish to thank the voters of Huntley for placing their trust in me by re-electing me ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: A baseball thank you

    To the Editor:I would like to publicly thank everyone involved in the 2nd Annual Ludwig Lippold Spri ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Red light camera abuse closer to ending

    This week’s legislative action on red light cameras was a step in the right direction.Now, the Illin ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Subsidizing big business

    To the Editor:As a recent expat from the city of Woodstock, I often find myself reading the local ne ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Spare the rod or spoil the tooth

    It was a pretzel rod that did my filling in; I always thought it would be an unpopped kernel of corn.
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
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