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  • Letter: Politicians vs. Trump

    To the Editor:Isn’t it strange that past presidents and vice presidents all are backing Hillary Clin ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Dedicated library board member will be missed

    To the Editor:It is too easy to gloss over the coming and going of great people who do public servic ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Yensen for County Board

    To the Editor:Please vote for Paula Yensen for County Board member. She has experience and compassio ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Atwater: We can do better with drug abuse prevention

    Over the years, we have put a lot of energy into drug abuse prevention, and it sure doesn’t seem like there’s been a good return on investment.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Reick bad for schools

    To the Editor:The Northwest Herald recently endorsed Steven Reick for the 63rd District in Illinois, ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The Back Forty: Halloween used to have more bite

    Listening to my kids describe putting their Halloween costumes together in detail was always sort of a Year in Review pop culture pop quiz for me. If ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Candidates need a psychological exam

    To The Editor:Local police departments require a psychological test just to be considered for employ ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Library needs continually changing

    To the Editor:On Nov. 8, Crystal Lake residents should vote “yes” on the  referendum for a new libra ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Library will be legacy

    To the Editor:The cost to repair the current library in Crystal Lake will be almost one-third of the ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Looking at options, I'll take McMullin

    To the Editor:In the Oct. 2 issue of the Northwest Herald, Jonathan Capehart, editor at the Washingt ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: No votes on township consolidation

    To the Editor:Two of the Country Board members who opposed giving voters the opportunity to consider ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Read, weigh the issues, then vote

    TV celebrity Mike Rowe – of Ford trucks, dirty jobs and doing it because somebody’s gotta – recently was asked to use his celebrity to encourage peopl ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: New dog learning to fit with new family

    We got a dog. Or, more accurately, a dog got us. He’s really the center of attention, and I’m not su ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: NWHerald.com to stream Madigan documentary

    Michael Madigan is the most powerful state politician in Illinois. He arguably holds more power than any state lawmaker in the country.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • The Whole Nine Yards: Cooling another case of election-acid reflux

    The nice thing about a national election is that our nation’s hatred will be sliced in half the instant it’s over.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 11:45 am
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