Editorials

  • Our View: McSweeney's term limits amendment

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To stat ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Jury service is a duty, not a job

    McHenry County officials are trying to push back on one of the final unfunded mandates Gov. Pat Quinn left in his wake: a huge increase in pay for jur ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Time to cancel medical drama

    Illinois has a new spinoff from the hit TV series “The Walking Dead.”No, it’s not the “Driving Dead” ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Infrastructure can spark jobs

    In his State of McHenry County address last week, County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller stressed the creation of good-paying jobs as the county’s top ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Don't wait; vaccinate

    Unwelcome news came across the Associated Press wire late last week; a cluster of measles cases is being investigated by public health officials in su ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Do more to foil Internet trolls

    They call them trolls, the anonymous people who use the Internet to anonymously spew anger, racism, misogyny and death threats at those unlucky enough ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Write-in candidates offer choices

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To thos ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Time to close OMA loophole

    David McSweeney hasn’t forgotten.McSweeney, the Republican state representative from Barrington Hill ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Our View: Gov. Bruce Rauner's speech different in tone

    New Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first State of the State address Wednesday was refreshing, a different take on the real state of things in the Land o ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
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