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  • Carlson: Donald Trump tries to comfort the skittish womenfolk

    In his interview with the Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly last week, Donald Trump tried to pull off a win-win straight out of “The Art of the Deal”: at on ...
    May 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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    May 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Tempest in a tweet –the new order of news

    True confession: More times than you think, we cover stories we aren’t crazy about –a common phenomenon in the social media age.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Begalka: Milk Day history, does the body good

    Envisioning Harvard today as the go-to center of McHenry County may be difficult, but there was a time when it was all that and more.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • It’s OK to take control of household finances

    Dear Dave: My husband is a recovering heroin addict. He’s been clean for two years, but I still feel we shouldn’t keep cash in the house or give him u ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Althoff: Education bill would be another hit to suburban taxpayers

    The state of Illinois is in a financial crisis. That is no secret. With a bill backlog of nearly $7 billion and a budget impasse that has entered its ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Dust bowl of deceit

    To the Editor:We live in a dust bowl of deceit, a twilight zoneLed to believe false shams from group ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Wagner behind bleachers

    To the Editor:In a recent Northwest Herald article, a bonus for Johnnie Thomas, superintendent of Hi ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Support community events this season

    Now that spring is here, the weather’s warmed up and summer’s just around the corner, the schedule begins for the dozens of outdoor activities McHenry ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Take a stand against taxes

    To the Editor:The Northwest Herald’s editorial “No More Tax Hikes” was right on the mark. It is time ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: What about rights of those without confusion about gender identity?

    To the Editor:Some time ago, I wrote a letter about the death of common sense in this country. I was ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: First time voting for a Democrat

    On Nov. 8, I will be placing my first vote ever for a Democratic candidate. No, I am not voting for Hillary Clinton; let’s not get crazy here. I am vo ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: United Way salaries

    To the Editor:United Way, a nonprofit organization, hired a new marketing manager. One wonders what ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Haisler: FAQ about trying to sell your home

    Last month, we talked about buyer questions. But with the lack of houses available for sale, it seems like a good time to discuss selling your propert ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Caldwell: Success is achieving peak performance in business, life

    Each of us has been given a valuable asset. It is so unique that once lost, it can never be replaced, reclaimed or recovered. Yet, we are each regular ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:36 am
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