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  • Letter: Better judgment

    To the Editor:Lately, I have been greatly disturbed by the cartoons on the Northwest Herald Opinions ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Keep Columbus Day

    To the Editor:In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. It was then that he cemented his ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Back to the Dark Ages

    To the Editor:In her own words, Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis has said, “It is not a light ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prove it, townships

    To the Editor:Township consolidation is under consideration by the McHenry County Board, simply to a ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Otten: Help those in need locally by supporting United Way

    Summer is winding down, which means it is campaign season for the United Way of Greater McHenry County.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Is end of Mike Madigan era drawing near?

    SPRINGFIELD – The only can to get kicked down the road last week was Mike Madigan’s.For three decade ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Sullivan: Network with the Wonder Lake Chamber

    I ask my chamber members on a regular basis, "How is business?" It seems like such a simple question, but I never receive a simple answer.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Oliver: Sometimes 'the media' can't win for trying

    The story of Hannah Anderson riveted my attention.To recap, Anderson is a 16-year-old girl from Lake ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Letter: Kudos for Craver

    To the Editor:As a critic of what I felt was biased coverage from Kevin Craver regarding the so-call ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Letter: 'Yes' for consolidation

    To the Editor:The County Board soon will have the opportunity to vote “yes” for putting a binding re ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Our View: Building a Frankenbudget in Springfield

    Our state deserves better than the Frankenbudget state lawmakers are trying to cobble together one spending bill at a time in Springfield.
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Miller: Override failure sends message to state Dems

    There was a reason why state Rep. Esther Golar, D-Chicago, showed up late for session Sept. 2.She’s ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Letter: Bernie Sanders has right message

    To the Editor:Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign is important because it is about affecting ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Donald Trump is George Costanza

    To the Editor:Perhaps you recall the “Seinfeld” episode in which George Costanza acts oppositely fro ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Gene Lyons: The incorrectly political Donald Trump

    “The message of television as metaphor is not only that all the world is a stage, but that the stage is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.” – Neil Postman, ...
    Sept. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am