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  • 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. 28, 2014 - 9:56 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
  • Greiff: Food stamps' $80 billion secret spending program

    Imagine a government program that has exploded in size, is the subject of bitter partisan haggling and spends almost $80 billion a year in secret.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Ticket quotas now a violation

    We generally support a new law that makes it illegal for Illinois police departments to maintain ticket quotas, although few departments admit they ex ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Can’t believe Birthday Club

    To the Editor:Each Saturday, I cringe as I read the Neighbors section in the Northwest Herald, in pa ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Patriot Run success

    To the Editor:It was with extreme pleasure that the McHenry County Patriot Run committee put on the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Park goes to dogs

    To the Editor:Lions Park is a beautiful place with swings, playground equipment and all the goodies ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Parents, children deserve choice in education

    I was chatting the other day with a fellow who, along with his wife, home-schools his children.We jo ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Thank God for America

    To the Editor:America was created by peace loving men – predominantly Christians.Their goal was a na ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gallery in the Garden thanks

    To the Editor:Gallery in the Garden just concluded it’s ninth and most successful year.Through it’s ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
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