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  • Our View: Happy days at gas pumps

    The price of gasoline is a lot like the weather.Temperatures go up, they go down, weather extremes s ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: We salute former U.S. Rep. Evans

    The recent death of former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans brought sadness across the state.Evans, of East Moli ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A new first lady

    Illinois hasn’t had a first lady for nearly six years, since Patti Blagojevich, wife of the impeached and convicted Rod Blagojevich, left the positio ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Scrutiny justified by Mental Health Board

    The Garden Quarter Neighborhood Resource Center in McHenry is a unique and tremendous asset.Created ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Real strong support for veterans

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To all of the communiti ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: All aboard Huntley's train plan

    The Huntley Village Board last week unanimously approved a $3.55 million agreement with the state that should result in residents boarding Amtrak trai ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Watch for deer on the road

    Local law enforcement had a busy weekend dealing with deer-related crashes.Seven vehicle crashes wer ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: We owe veterans more

    Today, we will see flags flying, men and women in military uniforms, ceremonies where children put their hands over their hearts as patriotic songs ar ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Two-party rule needed to fix Illinois

    One-party rule has not been good for Illinois. Since 2003, Democrats have controlled both chambers of the General Assembly and the governor’s office.
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Dignity in losing a race

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To po ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Choices that weren't on the ballot

    In Tuesday’s election, voters were faced with many decisions on their ballots.Who did they want for ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Cooperation will be key for Bruce Rauner

    Illinois voters have spoken, and they have elected a new governor in Illinois.Bruce Rauner defeated ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: CLS bleachers should come down

    The District 155 School Board is digging itself into a bigger hole as it inexplicably continues its legal fight over new bleachers at Crystal Lake Sou ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Why you should vote

    By now, you probably are a tad tired of us telling you how important it is to vote in today’s election.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Endorsement roundup

    Tuesday is Election Day.Today, we reprint a list of the Northwest Herald Editorial Board’s recommend ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
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