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  • Letter: Ex-FBI agent endorses Prim

    To the Editor:Bill Prim is, most certainly, the best candidate for McHenry County sheriff.As a retir ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prim can handle burden

    To the Editor:This sheriff’s election is the single most important election in memory. The outcome w ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: End of an era

    To the Editor:Friday will mark the last regular season home football game in the announcer’s booth f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Connected by Nobel

    To the Editor:Malala Yousafzai jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.Yousafzai was shot in the head ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: More degrees at MCC has promise

    McHenry County College is considering adding bachelor degree programs in applied technology fields such as nursing and manufacturing.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: No ID required to vote in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – I dropped by my local courthouse Monday and voted early. Before stepping into the coun ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Letter: Absent in class

    To the Editor:The recent article in the Northwest Herald highlighting the absenteeism in our local s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Board an embarrassment

    To the Editor:Ted Wagner, an experienced developer, and his minions on the District 155 school board ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Houston pastors fight censorship challenge

    Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy among conservative evangelicals.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prim or a lawyer

    To the Editor:Bill Prim is a great choice for sheriff. He is an outsider who will bring a fresh pers ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Some merit to power plant proposal

    New Oakwood Hills Village President Paul Smith’s idea for how construction of power plants in Illinois gets approved makes sense, but one of his motiv ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote for middle class

    To the Editor:Pivotal election issues are unions and collective bargaining to represent livable live ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Ebola patients require special hospitals

    The odds seem slim that an Ebola patient could turn up in an emergency room in McHenry County.Then a ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Fan fiction, from Florida's Fangate through history

    There’s lots of real, serious news going on in the world. (There always is.)But last week, the Inter ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
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