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  • Migration into Canada

    It’s happening. But not the way people thought it would.In recent weeks, people began streaming from ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Rauner must show more leadership

    SPRINGFIELD – There is an old Marine Corps saying that goes something like this: Lead, follow or get the out of the way.
    March 16, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Letter: Cuda will turn McHenry around

    To the Editor:Save the date.On April 4, we can do ourselves and the city of McHenry a big favor. A v ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Vote experience in McHenry Township

    To the Editor:Send Bob Anderson back to his barber shop with your support of the proven and independ ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Lack of board oversight for Valley Hi

    To the Editor;With the County Board having created a Human Resources Committee and advanced importan ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Every girl has a story

    To the Editor:I’m writing to thank the women of our community for a wonderful evening. The Author’s ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Oliver: Alzheimer’s statistics paint startling picture

    Statistics can seem impersonal, just numbers on a page. Useful, of course, but far from telling the whole picture.
    March 15, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Letter: They fight for taxpayers

    To the Editor:The choices for overtaxed Woodstock D-200 school district residents on April 4 are Bar ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Letter: Insurance should be handled by states

    To the Editor:One of the reasons I don’t use the colloquial term “Obamacare” for the Affordable Care ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Letter: Waiting for Obamacare replacement

    To the Editor:The Republicans have built themselves a box that will be tough to get out of. The pres ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Letter: Leaking garbage trucks must stop

    To the Editor:Recently, our 52-home subdivision in McHenry Township was forced to start using Prairi ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Trump needs discipline

    To the Editor:In the Northwest Herald article, “Pro-Trump rally draws a crowd,” one of the keynote s ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Hultgren invitation

    To the Editor:An open invitation to Rep. Randy Hultgren (R) 14th District.Randy: I read in the newsp ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Fake Campaign promises

    To the Editor:It is hilarious watching President Trump and congressional Republican reactionaries at ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Investigate Russian interference

    To the Editor:I would like to encourage you and all your readers to press our senators and represent ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
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