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  • Gap in cremation costs

    To the Editor:I recently had two family members die hours apart.Both were cremated, and both had mem ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The day that I got totally IKEA’ed

    If I do say myself, I’m pretty good at navigating my way through a store. I’m uncanny at spotting the 80 percent off rack at Kohl’s. I can adeptly bre ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Also strong in faith

    To the Editor:Thank you, Bill Hurlbert, for your letter to the editor (“Strong in faith,” Aug. 24).Y ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Your town deserves your attention

    Much ink has been spilled in this space in the cause of encouraging people to take part in the civic process, seek office, volunteer for committees or ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Defending Lions Park

    To the Editor:In response to John Martin claiming Lions Park is going to the dogs, you have grossly ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority?

    WASHINGTON – The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of this year’s elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen sea ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Straight talk on razors and beards

    I am tired of shaving, yet I know my hirsute limitations, and dang.And, no, I don’t have to shave ev ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Ponnuru: Is GOP staring at another 1998 fiasco?

    With elections looming in November, Republicans are counting on President Barack Obama’s unpopularity to deliver them control of the Senate.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keep ALS dollars local

    To the Editor:By now you have seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos of people getting doused with ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Life after 50

    To the Editor:The “Looking Forward: Life After 50” insert in the Sunday Northwest Herald was an insu ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Durbin bats for us

    To the Editor:You still can see the aftermath of the Great Recession in Crystal Lake.Neighbors movin ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Don't strike in District 157

    Padding the pensions for new teachers and how much teachers with a master’s degree make is what stands in the way of a new teachers contract in Richmo ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nunda taxpayers’ money

    To the Editor:In July 2013, Nunda Township Highway Commissioner Mike Lesperance began easement work ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Consumers should regulate services

    SPRINGFIELD – Awhile back I took a cab to Chicago’s Navy Pier and attempted to pay for my ride with a credit card.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Bleachers solution

    To the Editor:Instead of wasting all kinds of court time and enriching lawyers at taxpayer expense, ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
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