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Opinion

  • Craver: Time for some free-floating election hostility

    My wife’s absentee ballot arrived in the mail the same day as the notice from her job estimating the price range of her health insurance increase for ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Letter: Serve the people

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Don't vote on ideology

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Disregarding people

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Misinformed on ACA

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Response to criticism

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Embarrassed by board vote

    (Editor’s note: This letter was submitted immediately after the County Board voted Oct. 21 against accepting a $585,000 grant from the Illinois Depart ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Benefits to all-day kindergarten

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To more ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: More than just a guy with an umbrella

    I am not an art person. To me, the basic elements of fine art are price, size, and if it has a sports figure in it. Thus, when my wife suggested we sp ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Letter: Joe Gottemoller first choice

    To the Editor:Consider your vote an investment in your future. Who will you trust to make sound deci ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Poor Randy Hultgren endorsement

    To the Editor:As to your endorsement of Randy Hultgren in the 14th Congressional District, I was sur ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Stark choices

    To the Editor:Voters in County Board Districts 1 and 4 face stark choices.In District 1, newcomer An ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Nick Chirikos serves well

    To the Editor:Re-elect Nick Chirikos as a District 1 County Board member.I have observed him in the ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Jim Harrison is best qualified

    To the Editor:As voters, we seek information to help us make the best choice in an election.For sher ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Our special privilege

    To the Editor:If you’ve been around to remember “the good old days,” you have to admit times have ch ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
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