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Opinion

  • Letter: Government cooperation

    To the Editor:Thank you to the Northwest Herald for bringing forward a local government story that, ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: What do you do with a billion of anything?

    There’s this short story called “The Monkey’s Paw,” written by W.W. Jacobs in 1902. In it three wishes are granted to the owners of the mysterious mon ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Letter: Perfect recorder candidate

    To the Editor:I am writing in support of Tina Hill for McHenry County recorder.I worked with Tina on ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Another election, more phony promises on taxes

    Two certainties, as Benjamin Franklin wrote, are death and taxes. Add a third: On taxes, U.S. presidential candidates will promise more than they can ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • LetterL Support for Serwatka

    To the Editor:Officials lack fiscal conservatism.That’s why I support Paul Serwatka for Illinois sta ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Better to elect

    To the Editor:As predicted many months ago, the McHenry Township Board of Trustees appointed one of ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Coffee mug and coasters are products of intelligent design

    We have our fair share of coffee mugs, probably more than we need, although, really, can you have too many?
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Rubin: Donald Trump, Sarah Palin are just deserts for the right-wing racket

    Sarah Palin, in a zany, rambling endorsement announcement filled with garbled syntax and malapropisms, endorsed presidential front-runner Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Keep working to stop red light cameras

    Algonquin has maintained its red light camera enforcement program has been about safety, not about money.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support Tina Hill for recorder

    To the Editor:I am writing in support of Tina Hill for McHenry County recorder.Tina has been very in ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Successful Santa Run

    To the Editor:Well, we did it again. It is amazing what a great committee and 70 volunteers can do w ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Tarnished crown jewel

    To the Editor:Interesting how the mere thought of a $50 million investment being pushed by a bank, a ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: David vs. Goliath in political speech case

    WASHINGTON – Watching Rebecca Friedrichs stroll down the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court last week brought to mind a biblical image: David facing Goli ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Letter: Township a private club

    To the Editor:I guess the McHenry Township government really does operate like a private club.I hear ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support Smith for recorder

    To the Editor:A letter appeared in the Northwest Herald praising recorder of deeds candidate Tina Hi ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
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