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  • Letter: Recognize God

    The letter writer of “Great Loss to Liberty” wrote he will donate his body to a nonprofit organization. That is really a very good thing to do. Howeve ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Find balance in cuts

    Bruce Rauner was elected to fix the mess the state of Illinois is in. Most of the people of Illinois know you cannot keep spending more money than you ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward

    There’s no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign right now, which inevitably leads reporters covering the other one to s ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Radiothon support

    To the Editor:I would like to take a moment to thank the community for its considerable support of t ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ranking presidents

    To the Editor:Clifford Evenson in his letter (“Obama the worst president,” Aug. 19) wrote the follow ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Victory for open government

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Gov. ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Underestimating Ted Cruz is a mistake

    Ted Cruz is a man with a plan.Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate, bete noire of his party’s e ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Social Security reform

    To the Editor:As the Associated Press reported last week, Social Security was signed into law 80 yea ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Township letter response

    To the Editor:What Bob Anderson failed to mention in his one-sided litany of data in his letter conc ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: German shepherd: Statuesque breed that still strikes terror

    I don’t know who was more surprised: Me or the German shepherd sitting on the hood of my car one morning last week.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Reeder: Arrogance of academia at U of I

    SPRINGFIELD – I was chatting with a mother and father last week about their daughter’s college plans.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Letter: Medical fees a burden

    To the Editor:In July, a family member saw a Centegra physician for a routine office visit and presc ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Ponnuru: Fallible Federal Reserve needs a few good rules

    The top question at the Federal Reserve, and for Fed watchers around the world, is when will it raise interest rates.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Letter: Support for Bernie Sanders

    To the Editor:Social Security is 80 years old and the nation’s single biggest anti-poverty tool. It ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Our View: Some help with college affordability

    College is expensive. Getting all your academic ducks in a row for college is exhausting.So anything ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:58 pm
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