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  • Peterson: Coming clean on hand-washing

    We are into that season when colds and flu strike, and there’s nothing quite as important as washing your hands regularly.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Letter: Sucker punch

    To the Editor:We got set up. First the state gave us the green light on right-hand turns on red. The ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Fall Diddley success

    To the Editor:The Mental Health Resource League for McHenry County recently held its 29th annual Fal ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Yensen needed on County Board

    To the Editor:I had worked with Paula Yensen for over seven years on the Lake in the Hills village b ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ex-FBI agent endorses Prim

    To the Editor:Bill Prim is, most certainly, the best candidate for McHenry County sheriff.As a retir ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prim can handle burden

    To the Editor:This sheriff’s election is the single most important election in memory. The outcome w ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: End of an era

    To the Editor:Friday will mark the last regular season home football game in the announcer’s booth f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Connected by Nobel

    To the Editor:Malala Yousafzai jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.Yousafzai was shot in the head ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: More degrees at MCC has promise

    McHenry County College is considering adding bachelor degree programs in applied technology fields such as nursing and manufacturing.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: No ID required to vote in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – I dropped by my local courthouse Monday and voted early. Before stepping into the coun ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Editorial cartoon

    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Letter: Absent in class

    To the Editor:The recent article in the Northwest Herald highlighting the absenteeism in our local s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Board an embarrassment

    To the Editor:Ted Wagner, an experienced developer, and his minions on the District 155 school board ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Houston pastors fight censorship challenge

    Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy among conservative evangelicals.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Prim or a lawyer

    To the Editor:Bill Prim is a great choice for sheriff. He is an outsider who will bring a fresh pers ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
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