Opinion

  • Our View: Looking back at primary election

    Tuesday’s primary election has come and gone, and, as with any election, a few storylines stand out.
    March 24, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Target your communication

    To the Editor:A fellow reader recently wrote a letter to the editor about minimum wages, but began h ...
    March 19, 2014 - 7:23 pm
  • Our View: Support for college loan study

    New legislation filed by state Rep. Jack Franks would authorize the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to study a change in the way students pay f ...
    March 27, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Upset with VA

    To the Editor:I served my country in the Navy for four years active and two years inactive.I proudly ...
    March 18, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Beware of local tea party

    To the Editor:The Northwest Herald reported Feb. 16 on a GOP get-together where far right-wing tea p ...
    March 18, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Snow-clearing kudos

    To the Editor:I would like to say “thank you” to Leon and his crew at McHenry Township.They did a te ...
    March 18, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • What’s with changing time?

    To the Editor:Whose brainstorm idea was it to keep changing the clocks?We gain an hour. We lose an h ...
    March 18, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Early American values, pt. 4

    To the Editor:In the 1930s, European intelligentsia came to America.Their goal was to change America ...
    March 18, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Oliver: What’s old can be new with creativity, vision

    Can history be preserved while encouraging new uses for old spaces?That’s the question before the ci ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Clarifying Schaffer record

    To the Editor:On March 3, you published a letter to the editor by Kenneth Linde (“Give Franks credit ...
    March 17, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • Rose: Overlooked homeless often the most difficult to help

    During my 20-plus years of assisting McHenry County residents who are homeless, I’ve found that people often are surprised to hear that homelessness e ...
    April 1, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Remember the $50M

    To the Editor:So here we are – $100 billion indebt, and the governor sidesteps the Legislature and ...
    March 17, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • Truth about morality

    To the Editor:I recently saw a letter to the editor titled “Put God in schools.”In it, posting the T ...
    March 17, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • Easier to tax

    To the Editor:Let me get this straight. The idea now put forth by a watchdog group to bail this stat ...
    March 17, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • No future with Walsh

    To the Editor:As a conservative and life long Republican, I am truly saddened to see that Joe Walsh ...
    March 17, 2014 - 6:38 pm
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