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  • Hentoff: Rising anti-Semitism renews my boyhood

    In a recent article in The Guardian, “Anti-Semitism on rise across Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis,’” Jon Henley quoted Yonathan Arfi of France ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Clearing the record

    To the Editor:On this page, I’ve been accused of being a deadbeat, a racist and one who crosses stat ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gardening tip

    To the Editor:For those readers who garden and maintain a compost pile, I have a tip for you.I recen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thriving Lions Club

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake has a 60-member-strong, thriving Lions Club that has been serving Crystal ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trade treaties

    To the Editor:Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Fr ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Strong in faith

    To the Editor:Re. Richard Perlick’s letter on Aug. 14.Praise God that Richard had the courage to spe ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Keep killer behind bars

    Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lyons: Twist and shout is theme song for national news stories

    The statement should be fairly obvious, but President Barack Obama was right.After reading that stat ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Evil running wild

    To the Editor:“The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?” (Psalm 27:1)Evil exists an ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Virginia's ex-governor wages his last campaign

    RICHMOND, Va. – Bob McDonnell arrived Monday at the federal courthouse in Richmond, a few blocks from the mansion he once occupied as Virginia governo ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: More access for third-party candidates

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To ne ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The life cycle of the Comfyium Couchicus

    There’s something extraordinary about an old comfy couch (Scientific name: Comfyium Couchicus).No ma ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Corporate patriotism

    To the Editor:President Obama has coined a new phrase in his attempt to divide the nation even more ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Let voters decide fate of term limits

    Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner and supporters of term limits for Illinois lawmakers have asked the Illinois Supreme Court to ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Economy winning midterms for Republican Party

    WASHINGTON – Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy – where the actual data look good, tho ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:56 am
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