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  • Letter: News ignoring Sanders

    To the Editor:I’m sick of the media pushing Hillary Clinton down our throats. Sen. Bernie Sanders ha ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Now’s the time to remember winter driving tricks

    By now, the shock of last weekend’s snowstorm probably has passed. I can’t be the only one who was happy that it happened on a weekend rather than dur ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Petri: Refugee refusal moves past the point of parody

    Nothing says “America” like “Shoo, huddled masses! Move along!”Last week was a bad week for parody.G ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Many ways to give back at holidays

    The holiday season is underway, and for many, the tradition includes shopping trips in which carts will be filled first with all the trimmings needed ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Tension mounts between state Senate, House

    Earlier this month, when the General Assembly was in Springfield, House Speaker Michael Madigan called Senate President John Cullerton six times to as ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Gene Lyons: There's more to defeating ISIS than blustery rhetoric

    “Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” – VoltaireYears before ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Mainstream media's fault

    To the Editor:In regards to Gene Lyons’ column Nov. 9 on the Republican rat race, he completely miss ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Fourth-graders donate lunches

    To the Editor:A special thank you to the grocery stores and restaurants for donations and supplies f ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Referendums without voters mean little

    To the Editor:Ah, another month and yet another letter by Bob Anderson grousing about the evils of t ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: The race to riot on college campuses

    College campuses are again in turmoil. According to The New York Times, “Racist, sexist and anti-Semitic incidents on and near college campuses from ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Recognizing our first responders

    We understand if the entire Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz fiasco has left a bad taste in your mouth.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Paris reminds us we need an adult in charge

    We’re all Parisians now, so we all should be adults. Let’s bid adieu to the adolescent desire to replace our disappointing elected officials with ingé ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Snow before Thanksgiving? No, thanks

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To a ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ditch alternative program

    To the Editor:This proposed alternative high school program is yet another unnecessary expenditure d ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Phony MCC expansion plan

    To the Editor:As a trustee of McHenry County College, and a concerned citizen, I’m writing this lett ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
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