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  • Congrats, Jacob

    To the Editor:Having watched Jacob Goebbert grow up in the Hampshire community, it is great to see s ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Where in Constitution is CIA absolved of crimes?

    At long last, after all these years, we have a defining question to We The People on our rule of law from libertarian Jacob G. Hornberger, founder and ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Book recommendation

    To the Editor:While traveling across our country this summer seeing places I have waited my whole li ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Poor conditions

    I attended the McHenry County Fair on Friday, Aug. 1. This was my first time at this fair. The workers there were all kind.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • In for a shock

    To the Editor:A recent news story in the Washington Post references a trend in U.S. corporations mov ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Randall Road reality?

    I have traveled through the Randall/Algonquin roads intersection during the morning and afternoon rush hours, five days a week, for the past 35 years. ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Release Nunda, other audits

    A taxpayer-funded audit of a taxpayer-funded program cannot be reviewed by taxpayers.So says Auditor ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oakwood Hills energy plant

    As an Oakwood Hills resident, I take issue with village trustee Paul Smith’s assertion in the Northwest Herald’s Aug. 8 article that the majority of t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • “No” to Oakwood Hills plant

    Sometimes, common sense leads one to the best answer. Let’s not split hairs with the developers of the proposed Oakwood Hills power plant.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craver: It's time to demilitarize the police

    I used this space several months ago to warn what will happen if we continue to allow police departments to be equipped like military units.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Carlson: Real cowboys don't summer on Martha's Vineyard

    WASHINGTON – For most people, summer is a treasured time to cool your heels in a cottage by a lake or in a hammock in the backyard.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tangled-up metaphor

    To the Editor:The McHenry County Mental Health Board never will achieve any progress because it is t ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A great start

    To the Editor:The St. Paul Diaper Bank started its New Mothers’ Program this month with great succes ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Lawmakers step up in Oakwood Hills

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To stat ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Gee, Miss Landers, I got more questions

    Over the years I have written columns right before the start of school that have featured the wisdom of Miss Landers, Theodore (The Beaver) Cleaver’s ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
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