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  • 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
  • Thomas: With Iran, it's strictly business

    For anyone whose knowledge of history extends beyond the current season of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” or the latest instant replay of an NFL ga ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Make results worth the wait

    Time is the stuff life is made of, so the saying goes.When government wastes the people’s money, tha ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Schaumburg: Changes in store for Northwest Herald

    It’s not labeled as such, but today’s print edition of the Northwest Herald is a keepsake.That’s bec ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Letter: Social insurance, not medicine

    To the Editor:There is a certain amount of health care people need each year. The question is how to ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Outdated voter registration

    To the Editor:Your editorial (“Give regional primaries a try,” Jan. 20) rightfully points out Illino ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: OMA violation betrays public trust

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To th ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Red light revenue

    To the Editor:I love the fact Algonquin is saying it’s taking down red light cameras because people ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bershidsky: Don't rule out an Iowa caucuses surprise

    J. Ann Selzer, who has conducted polling on the Iowa caucuses since 1988, said the contests almost always yield surprises.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: In big trouble

    To the Editor:Watching Ted Cruz and Donald Trump go at it is like watching two tarantulas in a bowl; ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The man who killed the planet Pluto

    Ah, the good ol’ days. You know, when the world was flat. When sickness was caused by guilt-ridden fairies floating in our bloodstream. When lead coul ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Letter: Sound journalism advice

    To the Editor:In Another View (Jan. 15), The Sacramento Bee raised an interesting question for journ ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Iowans give Hillary Clinton their (polite) applause

    The challenge facing Hillary Clinton’s well-oiled presidential campaign was on display Wednesday at the Fun and Family Bowling Alley in Adel, Iowa: en ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: AFSCME rebuttal

    To the Editor:Scott Reader is making ridiculous statements in order to tarnish AFSCME during contrac ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
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