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  • Our View: Still time for charity

    Christmas is a time of giving to family and friends.Why not extend that generosity and give to those ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real story in McHenry?

    To the Editor:In response to Mr. Popovich’s letter (“Don’t blame Low,” Nov. 18), you felt my letter ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sheriff's heavy hitters

    To the Editor:In Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 Northwest Herald articles about the new McHenry County sheriff, y ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: FOIA under attack

    To the Editor:Transparency at all levels of government has been under siege in recent years, and the ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

    INDIANAPOLIS – If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: TV singing show fosters diva delusions

    It’s safe to say that I will never be named a winner of “The Voice.”But that hasn’t stopped me from ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Stop bleacher madness

    To the Editor:Now I know all of us have the right to our opinions about the bleachers at Crystal Lak ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Smart plan to succeed Topinka

    Judy Baar Topinka was known for cutting through the clutter and making smart, common-sense decisions.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Safe routes to school

    To the Editor:I recently came across a list of Illinois communities that will receive “Safe Routes t ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MCCD Legislation

    To the Editor: I am responding to Ms. Susan Handelsman’s Dec. 11 letter regarding clarifying legisla ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stomach turning

    To the Editor:Reading about the all of the horse-trading in advance of selecting the new McHenry Cou ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Topinka treated others like old friends

    As you already know, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka passed away last week.Topinka had a stroke the mo ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Ponga: Protecting School District 46's integrity

    At Prairie Grove School District 46, I am the board of education president, but this column represents only me as an individual and not the board as a ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Althoff: FOIA bill will improve government transparency

    In response to recent emails and phone calls I have received regarding my “yes” vote on HB 3796, I would like to explain why this legislation will, in ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Paying it forward

    To the Editor:On Shop Local Saturday, my husband and I went to dinner at Duke O’Briens. We are senio ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
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