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  • 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
  • Our View: Benefits to all-day kindergarten

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To more ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: McHenry County Board does right thing on grant vote

    In this space Sunday, we criticized 10 McHenry County Board members who voted last week to reject a grant that would have directly benefited uninsured ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Five questions on your ballot

    Before you even get to vote for a single candidate in Tuesday’s election, you’ll see five statewide questions on your ballot.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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