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  • Letter: Fortunate for armed forces

    To the Editor:I am writing today to remind all U.S. citizens how lucky we are to have all of the bra ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Hold off on home rule

    To the Editor:Regarding Woodstock’s planned special census to achieve the 25,000 population count an ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote for Aaron Shepley

    To the Editor:The city of Crystal Lake has been well served by its current mayor.As mayor, Aaron She ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote Hunt in Marengo

    To the Editor:On April 7, please join me in supporting Peter Hunt for Ward 4 Marengo alderman.I beli ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Re-elect Aaron Shepley

    To the Editor:I am writing to express my support for Mayor Aaron Shepley in the upcoming city of Cry ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Blazier, Kurtz, Marks in District 155

    Nine candidates are vying for three spots on the School District 155 Board.The Crystal Lake-based di ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: A better 2016 agenda includes positivity

    “In your heart, you know he’s right,” was Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign slogan in 1964.The ...
    NEW: March 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McCaleb: SleepOut and help area's homeless

    Imagine not having a regular place to go to relax after a long, stress-filled day.Or a place to lie ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Lyons: Journalists must rediscover skepticism

    Some years ago, I had an interview with a homicide detective that got delayed. I used his office phone to postpone a tennis match.
    March 28, 2015 - 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: Medi ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Rosemary Kurtz has experience

    To the Editor:I am supporting Rosemary Kurtz for District 155 school board because of her knowledge ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Smarter than fifth-grader?

    To the Editor:Who is enraged and incensed over the Social Security Administration keeping 16 million ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Rosemary Kurtz represents taxpayers

    To the Editor:We are parents of children who attend a high school in District 155.While we have been ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Taxes take toll on population

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To ne ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Ah, the fragrance of Eau de Whopper

    I took my first bite out of a Whopper in the early 1960s.That experience was flame-grilled into my m ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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