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Editorials

  • Our View: Tom Cross for Illinois treasurer

    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is leaving office after a failed bid to win the Republican nomination for governor.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka for Illinois comptroller

    Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is seeking a second term. Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and Libertarian Julie Fox hope to unseat ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Bruce Rauner for Illinois governor

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: Fighting identity theft, fraud

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Atto ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Close encounters of the squirrel kind

    It’s been a while since I wrote about squirrels. Interestingly, every time I have broached the subject of these beloved critters,I have somehow touch ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Our View: Oberweis for U.S. Senate

    In the Nov. 4 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Democrat Dick Durbin faces Republican Jim Oberweis and Libertarian Sharon Hansen.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Celebrating newspapers

    In print or online, newspapers play an important role in your community.They provide readers with ne ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Keep smoke detectors working for you

    What if there was an invention that had your back when it comes to fires in your home?What if it cou ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A deadline in name only

    When is a deadline not a deadline?When it comes to registering to vote in Illinois.It used to be tha ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Breast cancer fight involves everyone

    More than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and about 40,000 women will die from it in 2014, according to the Americ ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Tool to fight heroin deaths

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Get behind interchange in Marengo

    McHenry County does not have access points to an interstate.That soon could change. That’s a good th ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: One thing is certain: Lamb a liar

    We certainly hope there are no other unsolved crimes in McHenry County that depend on the testimony of repeat felon and repeat liar Shane Lamb.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Our View: Learn about the candidates

    The election is Nov. 4, and early voting starts Oct. 20.That means the clock is ticking for you to f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Be aware near railroad tracks

    During the past four decades, public awareness efforts in Illinois have helped to reduce highway-rail crossing deaths significantly.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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