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  • Our View: Buying local also includes food

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To loca ...
    May 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Offer support for our local festivals

    They’re a great place to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.They’re usually kid-friendly, w ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Lawmakers close to closing OMA loophole

    Only an Illinois Senate vote now stands in the way of legislation being sent to the governor’s desk that would hold government more accountable.
    May 28, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Our View: State budget 'insanity' continues

    As the saying goes, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
    May 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Keep the spirit of Memorial Day alive

    Many Americans will have Monday off this week, and scores of people will use that day to gather with family and friends, barbecue and relax.
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Great way to spend a summer

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To 23-y ...
    May 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Clock ticking for newbies to learn Open Meetings Act

    One of the positives to come out of the Gov. Rod Blagojevich corruption scandal of 2008-09 is greater attention to openness and transparency in Illino ...
    May 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Sign up to help reform Illinois’ remap process

    Illinoisans who are worried about the future of their troubled state ought to welcome with open arms the latest campaign to reform Illinois’ redistric ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • Our View: Rauner contributions business as usual

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner contributed $400,000 last week to every Republican member of the Illinois House and Senate.
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: More security for U.S. consumers

    How safe is your personal financial information?There are more than 1 billion credit, debit and prep ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Our View: Alternative education needed, but state cut is understandable

    Anyone who paid any attention to the Illinois gubernatorial campaign knew if Bruce Rauner was elected, cuts would be made in state spending. And anyon ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Bass fishing event adds Special Olympians

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Our View: Consider graduation an opportunity

    It comes around every year, but it never gets old.It’s high school graduation time. A time to celebr ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Illinois should work within its means

    The demise of Illinois’ 2013 pension reform plan seemed like a foregone conclusion, and we’re not exactly mourning its demise.
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Don't allow repeat of NIU hazing death

    It was a senseless way for a young man to die.David Bogenberger was a 19-year-old only a couple of m ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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