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  • Our View: Hebron power must be checked

    The village of Hebron’s struggles with leadership continue. This should surprise no one, particularly not the people of Hebron.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thank you from veterans

    To the Editor: I would like to thank Crystal Lake South High School and all of the people involved i ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Excellent Veterans Day program

    To the Editor:It is with great pride that I commend Crystal Lake South High School on its excellent ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Schaumburg: Open your wallet for public documents

    State Sen. Kimberly Lightford, a Maywood Democrat, is working hard to get the state’s minimum wage increased during this fall’s veto session in Spring ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Guest View: County Board grant revote was pandering at its worst

    The Affordable Care Act has many issues troubling citizens and local governments throughout the country.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Letter: Poppy sales thanks

    To the Editor:VFW Post 12014 in Crystal Lake would like to thank all of the people who made donation ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Dispute leads to icy conditions

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To th ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Skeptical of board makeup

    To the Editor:Congratulations to the people of McHenry County. By opting for 100 percent Republican ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Giving thanks

    To the Editor:On May 25, our 25-year-old daughter was working out at Charter Fitness in Crystal Lake ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Of comets and ‘Gilmore Girls’

    What were you doing on Tuesday, March 2, 2004? The only thing I can recall from back then was watching “Gilmore Girls” on Tuesday nights with my wife. ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Hunt: Coming Obamacare battle has risk for all sides

    WASHINGTON – As President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans profess to search for common ground, both sides are lobbing grenades: the preside ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Trio deserves gratitude

    Dec. 1 will mark the end of the tenure of three longtime countywide elected officials.Sheriff Keith ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Trench mouth

    To the Editor:What used to be a disease is now described as presidential rhetoric.Banal narcissism l ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Herald supports boondoggle

    To the Editor:The Northwest Herald recently endorsed using taxpayer money to pay more than $400 a pa ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Too cold, too soon, too long

    It was the day after Veterans Day, Nov. 12, when I broke out the winter coat. Egad.The temperature w ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:19 pm
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