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  • Our View: Transparency seminar should be well attended

    Without laws such as the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act and other measures that ensure government transparency and the public’s rig ...
    June 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Swim smart, stay safe

    “Everyone into the pool.”It’s a phrase so often heard in the fast-approaching, good-ol’ summertime.“ ...
    June 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Don't hijack consolidation efforts

    In this space on May 1, the Northwest Herald’s Editorial Board wrote the following about a piece of legislation that could lead to the consolidation o ...
    June 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Test changes are welcomed

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To chan ...
    June 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Appointees should be held accountable

    The McHenry County Board appointed a new member to the McHenry County Conservation District Board on Tuesday, but the discussion leading up to the vot ...
    June 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Preparing for nursing shortage

    Few professions are as thankless as nursing.A nurse’s role is never really appreciated until you or ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Appreciate Blackhawks' successful run

    Hockey is not a mainstream sport in the U.S. It’s not football. It’s not basketball. It’s not even baseball.
    June 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Lawmakers shouldn’t be lawbreakers

    People who make the law shouldn’t break the law, right?That’s just common sense to us.Those elected ...
    June 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
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