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  • Thomas: Close borders to those from Middle East

    Just hours before the terrorist attacks in Paris last week, for which ISIS has claimed responsibility, “Good Morning America” broadcast an interview w ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: On consolidation, think then do

    To the Editor:To all those who thought the County Board should have let the voters decide the issue ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Recognizing caregivers

    To the Editor:We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the Northwest Herald and Jo ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: We must vet, help refugees

    Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free … but not your refugees.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Stage set for struggle over slumber

    Parenting is hard – or so I’m told, since I have never had any experience in it.Unless, of course, y ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Our View: Restore principle, character at U of I

    One need not be a University of Illinois student or alum to be concerned about the state of affairs at our state’s flagship university.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Speaker Madigan left to mull a bad week

    “He seems so done with it all,” said one top Republican early last week about House Republican Leader Jim Durkin.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Gene Lyons: Ben Carson for president? Let's get serious

    At the expense of spoiling all the fun, let’s get real about Dr. Ben Carson’s presidential campaign.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Police misconduct needed deeper scrutiny

    While whispers of a suicide had prepared many for the shock, we hadn’t even gotten over the news of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s actions before and leading up ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: In praise of Pumpkin Pitch

    To the Editor:Barrington Hills resident Jennifer Kainz was the idea person behind the second annual ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Is Marco Rubio the one?

    Unlike last month’s contentious GOP debate on CNBC, the event staged by Fox Business Network and The Wall Street Journal was thankfully less about the ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Poem still resonates

    To the Editor:I came across this on my Facebook. My son was in the eighth grade at Northwood Middle ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Join Santa Run for Kids

    To the Editor:How lucky we are to be preparing for the fourth annual Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids. See ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Donald Trump had a bad night in the Republican debate

    The fourth debate of Republican candidates started badly for the front-runner Donald Trump.He was bo ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Real-world experiences for students

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Crys ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
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