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  • Letter: GOP races to the bottom

    To the Editor:An excellent article in Rolling Stone stated: “America has been trending stupid for a ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: 'Women's health' argument indefensible

    To the Editor:Avant-garde phony intellectuals among us stridently defend a man’s right to “become” a ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Correcting history

    To the Editor:Once again, a Christian letter writer tells us we need to learn the history of America ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Exchanging one country for another

    Back when I was in school, I performed a scientific experiment in which I poured a liquid of one color into a beaker that contained liquid of a differ ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: State now needs deal with workers

    Illinois needed Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto to stand on a measure that would have empowered arbitrators to decide terms of a new contract for the bulk of ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Don't dismiss movement

    To the Editor:“I mourn Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s death and hope for the speedy capture of the alleged kil ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Detour: Watch for closures in Spring Grove, Crystal Lake this week

    • BLIVIN STREET IN SPRING GROVE: The infamous Blivin Street sinkhole at the street’s intersection with Route 12 will finally be fixed this week.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Letter: Get a clue

    To the Editor:While reading your front-page story written by Associated Press reporter Erica Werner ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Costly consolidation

    To the Editor:The Northwest Herald published an editorial that may lead one to believe we will have ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McArdle: County clerk opposing gay marriage shouldn't be jailed

    A Kentucky clerk has been ordered to jail for refusing to issue licenses for gay marriages. This seems like a tad bit of an overreaction. Unfortunatel ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Transport response

    To the Editor:Regarding the letter published Aug. 26 (“Unfit for transport”), readers should be advi ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Honor Flight continues to remember

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Hono ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Leaving Illinois

    To the Editor:Goodbye, Illinois, or should we say good riddance.We are out of here. We have (thankfu ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
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