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  • Thriving Lions Club

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake has a 60-member-strong, thriving Lions Club that has been serving Crystal ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trade treaties

    To the Editor:Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Fr ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Strong in faith

    To the Editor:Re. Richard Perlick’s letter on Aug. 14.Praise God that Richard had the courage to spe ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Keep killer behind bars

    Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lyons: Twist and shout is theme song for national news stories

    The statement should be fairly obvious, but President Barack Obama was right.After reading that stat ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Evil running wild

    To the Editor:“The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?” (Psalm 27:1)Evil exists an ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Virginia's ex-governor wages his last campaign

    RICHMOND, Va. – Bob McDonnell arrived Monday at the federal courthouse in Richmond, a few blocks from the mansion he once occupied as Virginia governo ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: More access for third-party candidates

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To ne ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The life cycle of the Comfyium Couchicus

    There’s something extraordinary about an old comfy couch (Scientific name: Comfyium Couchicus).No ma ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Corporate patriotism

    To the Editor:President Obama has coined a new phrase in his attempt to divide the nation even more ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Let voters decide fate of term limits

    Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner and supporters of term limits for Illinois lawmakers have asked the Illinois Supreme Court to ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Economy winning midterms for Republican Party

    WASHINGTON – Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy – where the actual data look good, tho ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heritage Fair success

    To the Editor:Our 29th annual Heritage Fair in July was a huge success thanks to the efforts of our ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Square car show a hit

    To the Editor:A big thank you to all those who worked so hard to put on the Woodstock Square car sho ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: When soap gets in your eyes

    I thought I learned my lesson more than 50 years ago: Close your eyes tight when washing your face or hair with soap and water.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
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