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  • From the Editor's Desk: Plenty of options locally for Mother's Day

    I admit to being the kind of person who often forgets dates of special occasions.Not my and my wife’ ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Letter: Old tricks are back

    To the Editor:This letter is in response to Sunday's letter, "Decrease County Board Size". It seems ...
    May 2, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Carlson: Cruz picks dream team but can't escape reality

    What a day: On Wednesday, we got to see Texas Sen. Ted Cruz introduce his imaginary friend and vice-presidential pick, Carly Fiorina, to jump-start hi ...
    April 2, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Bates: Pricing tips for local innovators developing new products

    Developing a new product that will change the world? Congratulations, you innovator, you!Those who h ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McCaleb: Stevenson synonymous with McHenry County sports

    “Everyone knows Joe.”Northwest Herald sportswriter Mike DeFabo wrote those words in a Saturday story ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • On Campus: McHenry grad Mikaela Mitsch leaving a legacy at Heidelberg Unversity

    Mikaela Mitsch prides herself on honesty. “If I think something, you’ll probably hear it,” said Mits ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Our view: Illinois should end statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases

    Federal Judge Thomas M. Durkin did not mince words last week in sentencing former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to a 15-month jail term in ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Seek the truth

    To the Editor:Our country is wandering. The ability to discern what’s right and wrong is absent. Rig ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Stay the course, governor

    To the Editor:Governor, please keep in mind Reagan’s comment and stay the course.“I know it’s hard w ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: God and politics (continued)

    LOUISVILLE – Religion and politics again are at the forefront of this year’s presidential race. Yet, in this campaign, self-described evangelicals don ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Dark side of road improvements

    To the Editor:As long as people are talking about McHenry County roads and the problems they are cau ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Recovery from mental illness is worth the struggle

    I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop. Because I feel good. I feel well. I am living life in recovery.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Thumbs up: Motorola sale brings new hope, and more

    Thumbs up: To the purchase of the 1.52-million-square-foot former Motorola campus in Harvard for $9.3 million. Online auction house Ten-X.com auctione ...
    April 30, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Letter: Generous and gracious supporters

    To the Editor:At the recent Family Health Partnership Clinic’s (FHPC) gala, 300 guests joined togeth ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: More animal abuse

    To the Editor:A puppy has been the latest victim in animal abuse/neglect. To all animals that have b ...
    April 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
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