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  • Thomas: Selling baby parts should shock no one

    “...if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become.” – Leon Kass, M.D., “Toward a More Natural Science”
    July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The Trumpmeister general

    To the Editor:Ahhh, the Donald, you’ve got to love it, whether you think he’s a breath of fresh air ...
    July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Clean Power Plan support

    To the Editor:Pope Francis has made it clear global warming is a moral issue and a human rights issu ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Subsidizing farms

    To the Editor:Accepting risk inevitably means absorbing costs.Farmers’ historic willingness to toler ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: John Kasich is the GOP path to the White House

    If the Republicans want to save themselves from the demolition derby of their presidential primary race, they would flock to the side of Ohio Gov. Joh ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Rejecting ridiculous pay raise

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To stat ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Rules? We don’t need no stinkin’ rules

    Rules. We twist them. We bend them. We snap them like tree limbs in a tornado. And we often walk away without a tinge of conscience, thinking our mora ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Hunt: Hyping the migration crisis on the U.S. border

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is entitled to his own opinions, not his own facts, to paraphrase Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The family business

    To the Editor:Cronyism and nepotism are alive and well in McHenry County.We have a county clerk who ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Need township consolidation

    To the Editor:Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner Bob Miller said of township consolidation, “Th ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Habitat for Humanity helps build community

    Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County reached a milestone last weekend.The nonprofit, ecumenical Ch ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Support for veterans

    To the Editor:Serving our country via military service is a choice.Supporting and honoring those who ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Be reasonable

    To the Editor:I need to sound off on the village of Johnsburg.I have had a handicap parking placard ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Religious liberty is the latest Obamacare victim

    A group of Catholic nuns, the Little Sisters of the Poor, wants relief from the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that it offer contraceptive coverage to ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Dividing working class

    To the Editor:Boy, Scott Reeder should get a gold medal for the mental backflips he did trying to su ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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