Letters to the Editor

  • Act of kindness

    To the Editor:This letter is long overdue, and it is directed to someone I don’t even know.The purpo ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Far from truth

    In the July 1 Northwest Herald, front page headlines states “High court strikes down birth control requirement.” This is far from the truth. They only ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hideous beliefs

    Now that former Congressman Joe Walsh’s racial insensitivity was recently exposed again, will Republican candidate Steve Reick disavow his political g ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Deserve better

    I believe the majority of Americans want our politicians to work together, and until we elect people who are willing to do so, gridlock will continue. ...
    July 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Life Skills education

    Cooking up a healthy eating game plan is vital to performance on the field. That concept, along with the art of cooking for a hobby, a career or survi ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cause for celebration

    To the Editor:It was recently reported that following decades of growth, McHenry County has unexpect ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Buck stops with Obama

    This is in response to the letter, “No Shame,” (It’s Your Write, July 6.)Let’s start with the last s ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Whose hypocrisy?

    Hypocrisy is defined as the feigning of beliefs, feelings or virtues that one does not hold or possess.
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flawed FOIA bill

    I urge Sen. Pam Althoff to support Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of HB3796. Curbing abuse of the FOIA process is a worthy goal. However, this bill is deeply f ...
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Numbers and the law

    The lowly No. 1 makes a big difference. Much has been said and printed about the two recent, 5-4, Su ...
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Change in Honduras

    Of the 47,000 children fleeing violence and poverty and apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol since October, 28 percent came from Honduras. The number ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Preserve architectural past

    My children and I have been riding our bikes around Crystal Lake for many years. The route takes you through Lakewood. There are many beautiful homes ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Unpopular Cary project

    To the Editor:Recently, the village of Cary approved a 60-unit, low-income apartment complex adjacen ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Decision metric

    After all the talk, after all the plans, after all the wishful thinking,there is only one metric tha ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • CL needs more options

    This letter is in response to “Population decline more than a blip” (Northwest Herald Our View editorial, June 29). Two years ago, my husband and I mo ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
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