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  • Clean house on County Board

    To the Editor:The County Board members' arguments against reducing its size are disingenuous and sel ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage

    Three points need to be made about Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Proud of Franks

    To the Editor:Our state representative, Jack Franks, reaches out to members of Republican and Democr ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reick an extremist

    To the Editor:Steve Reick is the poster child for the good-old-boy politicians who look out for them ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fighting identity theft, fraud

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Atto ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Karma a new pillar

    To the Editor:Irony can be defined as an inconsistency between an actual and an expected result of a ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Florida's two least-wanted vie to be governor

    Florida used to be known for oranges. Now it’s known for political theater, mostly of the tragic sort.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Close encounters of the squirrel kind

    It’s been a while since I wrote about squirrels. Interestingly, every time I have broached the subject of these beloved critters,I have somehow touch ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Election Day

    To the Editor:I suggest we move Election Day to April 15. Then, after you file your taxes, you go vo ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Oberweis for U.S. Senate

    In the Nov. 4 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Democrat Dick Durbin faces Republican Jim Oberweis and Libertarian Sharon Hansen.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Republican Georgia's Senate race becomes nail-biter

    Michelle Nunn, the Democratic Senate candidate, stated her case cogently in Columbus, Georgia, last week: If elected, she vowed to “change Washington ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Misleading voters

    To the Editor:Recently, there has been an ad on TV saying that gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Prim for sheriff

    To the Editor:As a resident of Lakewood, I want the person who is leading the sheriff’s office to be ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • More transmission lines?

    To the Editor:There is considerable interest (pro and con) in plans to install new underground power ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Keeping the work wardrobe uniform

    When I changed jobs 6 years ago, I changed my wardrobe to something simple.Something so simple, I d ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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