Opinion

  • Fine cuisine

    To the Editor:This is a “thank you” to Bernard and Priscilla Cretier for their many years of fine cu ...
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus

    Note to readers: On Easter Sunday, we reprint this passage from the Gospel of John, Chapter 20 (English Standard Version.)
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Common Core facts

    To the Editor:When we strip away the rhetoric and the emotions surrounding Common Core, there are fa ...
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Improving community

    To the Editor:The word “community” can mean a number of different things – a village, a group of peo ...
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Obama’s legacy

    To the Editor:It’s very difficult to trust President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and ...
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Explaining response

    To the Editor:I will respond to the two recent letters regarding the amount of equipment responding ...
    NEW: April 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craver: Low taxes or big government, not both

    Raise your hands if you believed state lawmakers three years ago when they swore on their ancestors’ graves that the 67 percent income tax increase wo ...
    April 19, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Two sides of same issue

    To the Editor:We should be very skeptical of a politician who’s on both sides of the same issue.That ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Responding to Franks

    To the Editor:Jack Franks would have us believe that had there been no 2011 tax increase, Illinois w ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:46 pm
  • Our View: Kudos for supporting kids, CASA

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To all ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Rail link

    To the Editor:I read with interest that the rail link from Chicago to Rockford, and eventually to Du ...
    April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Penkava: Fat dreams of a love-struck spokesman

    It was love at first sight. And, like most great starry-eyed tales, I was an innocent victim of the juncture of time and circumstance.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Township rebuttal

    To the Editor:I would like to respond to the editorial (“More scrutiny for townships,” April 8) that ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Our View: No need to sell cars on Sundays

    Sometimes, it’s important to get away.Important to relax and unwind. Important to give people some t ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:07 am
  • Truth in Bible

    To the Editor:On March 18, a self-proclaimed atheist claimed to have morals without God.The validity ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:32 pm
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