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  • Our view: Let reason prevail in OT rule updates

    Business owners across the county, state and nation breathed a sigh of relief – and thanks – a few days before Thanksgiving.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: Electoral College an archaic system

    To the Editor:In “It’s You’re Write” on Nov. 29, Thomas Fraser of Crystal Lake attempted to give us ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chicago shows how to save money on health care

    It may not seem obvious from news reports, but health care costs in the U.S. have been growing remarkably slowly. Among the many forces that have caus ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Suicide a serious public health problem

    To the Editor:The human cost of suicidal behavior to individuals, families and communities makes sui ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Horrifying lesson

    To the Editor:The horrifying lesson I learned from the election is that in America today someone can ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Making your user experience better at NWHerald.com

    With 2017 nearly upon us, I wanted to share with you some of the changes that already are happening on NWHerald.com, and what that means for you, the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Letter: Clinton won popular vote with votes of dead people, illegal aliens

    To the Editor:I am constantly amazed at the mindset of the left in our country. Their candidate didn ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gift is family tradition of donation to food pantry

    To the Editor:With the holiday season fast approaching, I would like to share some traditions our fa ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: No-tipping restaurants disasterous for employees, customers

    To the Editor:Multiple restaurants in Chicago are experimenting without tipping, and they have seen ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Big threat on campus isn’t political correctness

    Robert P. George and Cornel West, both professors at Princeton, are a political odd couple. George is outspokenly conservative while West has been co- ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Honor veteran with 'Everyday Hero' nomination

    Every November, we set aside a day to honor and thank our nation’s military veterans.Veterans Day is ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Letter: Participate in caucus

    To the Editor:I’ve tried to pay attention for a while to the functioning of township government in M ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry Township caucus

    To the Editor:The overwhelming majority of the slate of McHenry Township First candidates who desire ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Jack Franks takes collaborative approach as McHenry County Board chairman

    Jack Franks appears to be taking the responsible approach as he is set to be sworn in Monday as the McHenry County Board’s first popularly elected cha ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Letter: Dealing with the fallout

    To the Editor:The election is over, and I am so glad. Never in all my years following and voting hav ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
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