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  • Letter: Bleachers saga worth it

    To the Editor:We would like to express our thanks to Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley, City Council ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Who is behind the ads?

    To the Editor:Regarding the Feb. 5 Another View, “FCC is not doing enough for democracy,” it seems t ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bleachers responsibility

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley plans to recoup fines in the bleacher case by spreadi ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Walkup would represent voters

    To the Editor:McHenry Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller is a classic case of a politician who represent ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Heroin abuse continues terror

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To th ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Tirio's specific plan

    To the Editor:The perfect is the enemy of the good? No. The generalization is the enemy of the good. ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Regna is the choice

    To the Editor:In studying the Republican candidates for McHenry County state’s attorney, I see two d ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gottemoller puts people first

    To the Editor:I have known Joe Gottemoller for as long as I have served as mayor of Crystal Lake, an ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Schofield comitted to environment

    To the Editor:I’m writing in support of Carolyn Schofield’s candidacy for state representative.I fir ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Calculating the value of pie

    “OK, class,” my arithmetic teacher declared, “we’re now going to study about ‘pi.’ ”“Pie!” I thought ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Our View: Cooperation for consolidation

    While Illinois has a host of problems that lead to higher property taxes, the volume of local taxing bodies is unquestionably one of the factors.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: All about the money

    To the Editor:We are now up to 61 times the Republican-controlled Congress has attempted to repeal f ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Cowlin a dedicated man

    To the Editor:I urge you to vote for my husband, Judge James S. Cowlin, in the March 15 primary elec ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Kenneally right for the job

    To the Editor:Patrick Kenneally is the right person to be the next state’s attorney for McHenry Coun ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ignoring their jobs

    To the Editor:There has been a lot of discussion about presidential candidate positions.Is Hillary C ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
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