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  • Letter: Right to work for less

    To the Editor:The right to work ... even for less? Yes.You better believe real Americans want a job ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Disgusted with 'present'

    To the Editor:House Bill 695 to freeze property taxes was voted on recently. Well, let me rephrase t ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Opportunity at Harvard radio

    Harvard has a new FM radio station at 101.3. I have been listening since it started May 18.It sounds ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Obama delivers hot-air commencement address

    I didn’t attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn’t want to ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: State budget 'insanity' continues

    As the saying goes, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Adventures beckon with start of summer

    Sometimes songs can take us back, even the ones we aren’t particularly fond of. They evoke vivid memories of times long past, transporting us to happi ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Gene Lyons: The sound, the fury of 'Deflategate'

    The bombast and grandiosity of NFL football always have put me off.Fans too often treat ballgames as ...
    May 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Lawmakers still worlds apart

    I spent the better part of Wednesday asking folks around the Statehouse if they had anything positive to tell me. I went looking for anything that mig ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Letter: Video gaming good for Illinois

    To the Editor:Illinois is in search of good economic news. Video gaming is doing its part to help te ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: House bill troubling

    To the Editor:Lawmakers in the Illinois House are considering a deeply troubling piece of legislatio ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: The false god of politics

    If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks. The same is true in Rome, where ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Keep the spirit of Memorial Day alive

    Many Americans will have Monday off this week, and scores of people will use that day to gather with family and friends, barbecue and relax.
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Guest View: Memorial Day's roots traced to Georgia

    During a passionate Facebook “discussion,” I was informed John A. Logan did not create Memorial Day; Columbus, Georgia, did.
    May 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Great way to spend a summer

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To 23-y ...
    May 23, 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:Trade ...
    May 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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