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Opinion

  • Letter: Mark Saladin for City Council

    To the Editor:Mark Saladin has spent the past four years voting on items for the good of Woodstock.H ...
    March 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Franks: Energy, perseverance and persistence needed now

    In 2012, I led an effort to reform the structure of government in McHenry County.I proposed then a p ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Consider alternate theories

    To the Editor:Surely, after the past couple weeks, Judy Weiss, of Brookline, Massachusetts, must bel ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A step closer to Open Meetings Act reform

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Hous ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Leave other people alone

    To the Editor:Donald Allen should feel superior to ISIS (“High horse,” March 2). They are mass murde ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Write in Liebmann

    To the Editor:I encourage voters to write in myself, Kelly Liebmann, for Regional Board of School Tr ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How Congress voted this week

    A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:Homel ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Turning the page on a new phase

    I must confess I am a bit inclined to have my life punctuated by phases. When I was a kid I went through my “Cowboy” phase. I dressed up like “Hopalon ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Hunt: Lindsey Graham is targeting New Hampshire for 2016

    In an interview for the Public Broadcasting System’s Charlie Rose program, Sen. Lindsey Graham said it’s more likely than not he’ll seek the Republica ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Free lunch program needs more oversight

    There is a problem with the school lunch program in the U.S., and it goes beyond the five food groups and basic nutrition, which have been a hot polit ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Punishing taxpayers

    To the Editor:I read with disdain where a community college recently offered an obscene amount of mo ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real Oscars

    To the Editor:Utterly absorbed in their insatiable, pathetic need for attention, America’s left seek ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ready for change in McHenry

    To the Editor:Our Ward 2 in McHenry is ready for a change.As I traveled around my ward meeting peopl ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sugar tax a healthy choice

    To the Editor:The Feb. 25 Our View “Not so sweet on sugary tax” suggests the Healthy Eating Active L ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Taking your medicine can be a bitter pill

    I don’t remember the movie “Play Misty for Me” all that well, except that it was a young Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut in a movie he also starred ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:08 pm
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