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  • Can’t believe Birthday Club

    To the Editor:Each Saturday, I cringe as I read the Neighbors section in the Northwest Herald, in pa ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Patriot Run success

    To the Editor:It was with extreme pleasure that the McHenry County Patriot Run committee put on the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Park goes to dogs

    To the Editor:Lions Park is a beautiful place with swings, playground equipment and all the goodies ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Parents, children deserve choice in education

    I was chatting the other day with a fellow who, along with his wife, home-schools his children.We jo ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Thank God for America

    To the Editor:America was created by peace loving men – predominantly Christians.Their goal was a na ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gallery in the Garden thanks

    To the Editor:Gallery in the Garden just concluded it’s ninth and most successful year.Through it’s ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois vs. Texas

    To the Editor:The Illinois governor is jogging on a nature trail with his dog and is attacked by a c ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called “Theater of the Absurd.”These ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Taxpayers must keep up pressure

    Of Illinois’ nearly 7,000 units of government, McHenry County has 30 municipalities, 19 school districts, 17 townships, 17 fire protection districts, ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Happy memories make summers last

    If you listen carefully, you almost can hear the collective groan.Thousands of students in McHenry C ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Can’t ‘deal’ dogs

    To the Editor:I was encouraged to see that state Sen. Pam Althoff supported a recent measure, signed ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Make informed choice

    To the Editor:Richard Perlick was absolutely right in his letter (“Choice to make,” Aug. 14).We all ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: What exactly are we seeing in Ferguson?

    “Did one look at what one saw or did one see what one looked at?” – Hart CraneThis question seems es ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: At least listen to businesses in Crystal Lake

    Crystal Lake bar and restaurant owners look around them, and they see other establishments outfitted with video gaming machines.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Not much fanfare for Edgar fair appearance

    I’m not sure why, but the surprise appearance by former Gov. Jim Edgar at the Illinois State Fair’s Republican Day last week didn’t generate much medi ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
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