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  • Petri: Training day at the Secret Service

    A new recruit, Brad, arrives at the Secret Service headquarters. He is fit and motivated and has tak ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Support for Bergan Schmidt

    To the Editor:Voters in McHenry County Board District 3 have a choice this Nov. 4.They can choose be ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Childhood cancer awareness

    To the Editor:We would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thankfulness to all those who par ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: State races may signal trouble for Quinn

    OK, so what we’re going to do today is discuss some congressional races that you may or may not care about in order to talk about the governor’s race, ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Wheeler accepts status quo

    To the Editor:State Rep. Barbara Wheeler was quoted in the Northwest Herald: “We handled the money v ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Pope Francis' admirable war on poverty

    I am an atheist, but have never wavered in my conviction that people with religious beliefs are entitled to the same freedom of choice as me.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A mother’s love

    To the Editor:I was waiting in line at the Wal-mart checkout when I noticed an older woman who was w ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Shrink County Board

    To the Editor: The good old boys on the County Board have circled their wagons yet again. The same g ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vote them out

    Election day is near. Liberal Democrats have shown their style of leadership, which includes hatred toward Christians, hatred toward anyone who disagr ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Obama spreads the blame around for ISIS rise

    “No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.” – Alexand ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wheeler best for taxpayers

    To the Editor: We need a voice for the taxpayers in our County. I am voting for Chuck Wheeler for C ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Breast cancer fight involves everyone

    More than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and about 40,000 women will die from it in 2014, according to the Americ ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craver: What's to stop lawmakers from raising the income tax again?

    If you think the worst that can happen to Illinois taxpayers after the election is that the 67 percent income tax increase set to substantially expire ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Gottemoller voice of reason

    To the Editor:In addition to being my personal attorney, I know Joe Gottemoller to be a voice of rea ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Tool to fight heroin deaths

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
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