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  • Oliver: Stage set for struggle over slumber

    Parenting is hard – or so I’m told, since I have never had any experience in it.Unless, of course, y ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Our View: Restore principle, character at U of I

    One need not be a University of Illinois student or alum to be concerned about the state of affairs at our state’s flagship university.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Speaker Madigan left to mull a bad week

    “He seems so done with it all,” said one top Republican early last week about House Republican Leader Jim Durkin.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Gene Lyons: Ben Carson for president? Let's get serious

    At the expense of spoiling all the fun, let’s get real about Dr. Ben Carson’s presidential campaign.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Police misconduct needed deeper scrutiny

    While whispers of a suicide had prepared many for the shock, we hadn’t even gotten over the news of Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s actions before and leading up ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: In praise of Pumpkin Pitch

    To the Editor:Barrington Hills resident Jennifer Kainz was the idea person behind the second annual ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Is Marco Rubio the one?

    Unlike last month’s contentious GOP debate on CNBC, the event staged by Fox Business Network and The Wall Street Journal was thankfully less about the ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Poem still resonates

    To the Editor:I came across this on my Facebook. My son was in the eighth grade at Northwood Middle ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Join Santa Run for Kids

    To the Editor:How lucky we are to be preparing for the fourth annual Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids. See ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Donald Trump had a bad night in the Republican debate

    The fourth debate of Republican candidates started badly for the front-runner Donald Trump.He was bo ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Real-world experiences for students

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Crys ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Say it ain’t so, Joe

    Chicago, 1920. Joseph Jefferson Jackson was in a heap of trouble. A naturally gifted baseball player, he had hit and fielded himself into the record b ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Letter: Washington's strategy

    To the Editor:Clifford Evenson’s letters often pepper historical facts with inaccuracies, and his re ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Abortion is wrong

    To the Editor:In reply to the letter, “Reproductive hypocrisy,” the writer does not provide reliable ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bowling for MDA

    To the Editor:Branch 825 National Association of Letter Carriers held a Bowl-a-Thon in honor of Tim ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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