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  • Our view: Open Meetings Act loophole needs fix

    It doesn’t take a state’s attorney or attorney general ruling to know that the Oakwood Hills Village Board violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act whe ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Students run Miles for Smiles

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the Crystal Lake Cen ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Intersection headache needs to stop

    The intersection of Routes 31 and 176 is clogged daily with cars and trucks slowly navigating the orange and white barricades and traffic cones, makin ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Remember all we've lost in 13 years

    The 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States is today.It’s bee ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Attacks are frequent, not always fair

    If you were in a college-level entrepreneurship class with an interest in starting your own business one day, would you want access to someone who had ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Early to bed, be well read

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that middle and high schools start classes later in the morning so students could get more sle ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Cancer lawsuit plaintiffs deserve day in court

    It’s been a long, frustrating wait for Joanne Branham and 32 other plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake cancer lawsuits.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Algonquin bypass finally open to cars

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Your town deserves your attention

    Much ink has been spilled in this space in the cause of encouraging people to take part in the civic process, seek office, volunteer for committees or ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Don't strike in District 157

    Padding the pensions for new teachers and how much teachers with a master’s degree make is what stands in the way of a new teachers contract in Richmo ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Regular fumigation required

    More than five years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the c ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Black Hawk statue rescue a step closer

    Momentum is building to begin repair work on the 103-year-old Black Hawk statue near Oregon in western Illinois.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: A deserving day off for workers

    For the lucky ones, Monday is a day off. Maybe you’ll sleep in, fire up the grill and enjoy one last summer hurrah.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: MCC holds line on taxes

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the McHenry County C ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Prep football Friday nights have arrived

    We have had countdowns. We have had previews.The opening of the high school football season finally ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
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