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  • Letter: Power abuse

    To the Editor:It’s really sad what I saw recently at Wal-Mart.I followed a Harvard Fire Department S ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Huntley, LITH make safe list

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Hunt ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Comedian ventures where President Obama won't on race

    President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address turned out to be pretty much as previewed in a series of strategic spoilers doled out over t ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Livable wages

    To the Editor:A suggestion that does not require an act of Congress: What if our two largest U.S. em ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Cooperation should bring consolidation

    We were pleased to see Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 hold an institute day recently with the four elementary and middle school districts ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Chicago comes to the county

    To the Editor:Our newly imported sheriff from Cook County has wasted no time introducing us to Chica ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Helping friends in politics

    To the Editor:McHenry Township Supervisor Donna Schaefer, who retired in December, and former Gov. P ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: 'Selma' shows what it takes to make real change

    John Gardner, a cabinet secretary in President Lyndon Johnson’s administration who later founded Common Cause, once said a requisite for effective cit ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Best days ahead

    To the Editor:I agree with state Rep. Jack Franks; the best days are ahead for Illinois.But not just ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Gears were slipping on car pronunciation

    It just so happens that we have two Chevrolet Impalas – one a white 2003 model and the other a bronze-brown 2002 model.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Letter: Dedicated Fox Lake police

    To the Editor:According to an ancient African proverb, it takes a village to raise a child. That mig ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Five myths about Mitt Romney as he considers another run

    Mitt Romney might not strike most people as a particularly enigmatic figure, but a lot of mythology has nonetheless grown up around his political care ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: No respect? Eliminate the office

    If comedian Rodney Dangerfield were still alive, he would sympathize with the office of Illinois lieutenant governor.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Replace losers faster

    To the Editor:Why do we need more than two months after an election to replace a defeated governor o ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Quinn's last days in office show he isn't a class act

    SPRINGFIELD – A familiar voice came booming across my phone line the other day.“Scott, it’s George R ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:13 am
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