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  • Letter: Leaking garbage trucks must stop

    To the Editor:Recently, our 52-home subdivision in McHenry Township was forced to start using Prairi ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Trump needs discipline

    To the Editor:In the Northwest Herald article, “Pro-Trump rally draws a crowd,” one of the keynote s ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Hultgren invitation

    To the Editor:An open invitation to Rep. Randy Hultgren (R) 14th District.Randy: I read in the newsp ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Fake Campaign promises

    To the Editor:It is hilarious watching President Trump and congressional Republican reactionaries at ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: Investigate Russian interference

    To the Editor:I would like to encourage you and all your readers to press our senators and represent ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Letter: McHenry District 15 schools not broken

    “Fix McHenry Schools.” A platform Erik Sivertsen is running on. My question is, what is wrong with McHenry Elementary District 15?
    March 12, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Our View: Gambling expansion is no solution

    Thumbs-down: To gambling expansion is yet another nonsolution to Illinois budget woes. There certainly are problems with what’s been described as a gr ...
    March 12, 2017 - 9:11 am
  • Peterson: Slave to sunglasses necessity, not fashion

    I find myself getting up well before the crack of dawn so I can drive directly into the sunrise.And ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Penkava: Husbands are innocent victims of entropy

    I love science, I just don’t understand much of it. I see it, I believe it, but I can’t explain it. I tried.
    March 11, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • Make good choices, Hebron

    To the Editor:Fellow Hebron residents, let’s elect a mayor free of embarrassing legal issues. Primar ...
    March 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: Postal service did good work

    To the Editor:You recently printed “Another View” from the Washington Post. While agreeing with the ...
    March 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Editor's Desk: A reminder of the importance of local news

    This is for Bob from McHenry.Bob called me Wednesday to tell me that he doesn’t care about parking m ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:04 am
  • Oliver: Now's a good time to get ready for tornado season

    The nightmare is almost always the same. I am standing at the front door of my childhood home along Draper Road outside McHenry.
    March 7, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Stiemke: March madness starting for McHenry County Human Race

    Every March my family starts emailing about choosing teams for March Madness.I love watching the ema ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Letter: Where is Roskam?

    Where is Roskam?To the Editor:Why is Peter Roskam hiding? He works for us. His job, his only job, is ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:35 pm
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