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  • Against Pedcor project

    To the Editor:It’s been a long time since I attended a village meeting. Shame on me.Village Presiden ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Worst president?

    To the Editor:In my memory, President Obama is the worst president in 60 years, followed by presiden ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Separation of church, state

    To the Editor:On June 30, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision that a sin ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Leona Nelson a treasure

    To the Editor:Every now and then, there are a few individuals who give so much of their time and ene ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Power plant concerns should be addressed

    A proposal for a $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills is a big deal on may levels, particularly to the residents of Oakwood Hills – many of whom ...
    July 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Put children first

    To the Editor:I’m thinking Oakwood Hills village officials have disappeared from the center of the c ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Power plant devalues

    To the Editor:Learning about the proposed Oakwood Hills power plant project only last week, the prov ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Commission makes the right decision

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the state’s Legislat ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How Congress voted this week

    A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:Highw ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Downsizing your stuff, upsizing your life

    Well, it finally happened. After having survived the F5 tornadic years of raising our four children, my wife and I have realized that it was time to t ...
    July 19, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Our View: Better state starts with governor

    Illinois’ gubernatorial election will be an expensive, hard-fought campaign between a vulnerable incumbent and a newcomer challenger.
    July 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Courage to fly

    To the Editor:Amelia Earhart once said, “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. T ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • How low can they go?

    To the Editor:How low can you afford your home value to go?Our real estate tax rate reflects falling ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: There goes the neighborhood mailbox

    We went to mail a letter the other day, and the blue mailbox at the corner of Jefferson and Fremont streets in Woodstock was gone.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Our View: County still holding out with cameras in the courtroom

    This week in Peoria County, the murder trial of a former Baptist missionary is the first trial in the county to allow cameras in the court.
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
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