Opinion

  • McHenry's Jesse Reiser finishes ninth in California

    McHenry junior Jesse Reiser traveled to Arcadia, Calif., to compete in the Arcadia Invitational, a prestigious meet which draws some of the top high s ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Explanation please

    To the Editor:I’m not in any way knocking any fire department. I know they all put their lives on th ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Ominous warnings

    To the Editor:The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released its most recent report and ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Punitive policies

    To the Editor:The April 2 Opinion page had several letters lamenting the demonization of millionaire ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Nice gesture

    To the Editor:Last week, I took my 91-year-old father to get a haircut at Slim’s Barber Shop in Crys ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Paying off debts

    To the Editor:Here’s a way to pay down state and federal debts so no one gets hurt financially. When ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Our view: Reducing money's influence in politics

    There’s no doubt that money influences politics – in big ways.Big money influences politics in even ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Schaumburg: Term limits or institutional knowledge? Choice is clear

    There was no shortage of headlines coming out of Springfield last week.Most notably was the news reg ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Too many resources?

    To the Editor:It was disturbing reading the article about the man driving into a retention pond.If i ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Response to ‘tax more’

    To the Editor:Sure, Bernice (“Tax more,” April 6), let’s tax people who work hard and take risks bec ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Vote ‘no’ on raw milk ban

    To the Editor:I am an Illinois resident. I am calling to urge you to vote “no” on HB 4036.While I do ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Our View: Democrats help defeat Madigan tax

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Demo ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Penkava: A sound investment gone wrong

    There’s something wrong with my ears. At least that’s what my wife told me. “Either you can’t hear,” she observed, “or you just don’t want to hear.”
    April 12, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Penkava: A sound investment gone wrong

    There’s something wrong with my ears. At least that’s what my wife told me. “Either you can’t hear,” she observed, “or you just don’t want to hear.”
    April 12, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • A fairer tax proposal

    To the Editor:This is in response to state Rep. David McSweeney’s Guest View column (“Illinois can’t ...
    April 10, 2014 - 5:12 pm
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