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  • Letter: Icing on the cake

    To the Editor:Bob Blazier, certainly one of McHenry County’s finest public servants, has endorsed Pa ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: We need help

    To the Editor:In McHenry County, we need fiscally responsible representation. We need people to figh ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Must set example

    To the Editor:State representative candidate Steve Reick may have gained temporary ballot access, bu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Police shouldn't hide news

    Criticism of police actions isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s become particularly polarizing over the past few years, with attention over police shooti ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Gov. Bruce Rauner dropping 'Gs' to be himself

    Every time Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a major speech, social media (and even mass media) lights him up over the way he drops his “Gs” at the end of words ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Addressing some of your feedback

    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. We asked for feedback on the new-look Northwest Herald, and our dedicated readers delivered.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • From the editor's desk: Send us feedback on our new look

    By now, you are either cursing me from your breakfast table over the new-look Northwest Herald, or you are praising us from inside a Metra train heade ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Gene Lyons: Hillary Clinton is the only capable candidate

    In my estimation, there’s only one presidential candidate in 2016 fully capable of doing the job, and she’s anything but a natural.
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: State leaders, do your jobs

    Here it is Feb. 1 – seven full months after the July 1 start of Illinois’ fiscal year – and state government still does not have an operating budget i ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Consider Hill for recorder

    To the Editor:I am supporting Tina Hill for McHenry County recorder.I have had the pleasure of knowi ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Attack on teachers unions

    To the Editor:Gov. Bruce Rauner and his Republican colleagues are advancing the idea of declaring th ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Help Barnes help us

    To the Editor:I am supporting Yvonne Barnes for McHenry County Board District 1.I first got to know ...
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Barnes cares about District 1

    To the Editor:In this upcoming March 15 primary, my vote will be going to Republican Yvonne Barnes f ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Marengo water contaminated

    To the Editor:On Jan. 20, the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce had a breakfast meeting at Trio-Gril ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Make Illinois better

    To the Editor:Illinois, the government state. Time for a haircut. Start with townships. Illinois, on ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
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