Mostly Cloudy
55FMostly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Township ‘frugality’

    To the Editor:Before it became what it is, township government once had a purpose.This was back in t ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Deadline to register to vote nears

    The November election still is a little less than seven weeks away, but you have less than three weeks remaining to register to vote in this election.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hatred for Randall Road

    To the Editor:I hate Randall Road, and the county plans to add more Randall Road for me to hate.Why ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Hillary's 'steak' is not well done

    Before his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: “She is much more p ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Event takes steps to conquer Chiari malformation

    Huntley native Anna Vance’s headaches began when she was a competitive gymnast during junior high. Unfortunately, no one believed she was in severe pa ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Petri: Sometimes a watch should just be a watch

    No, Apple. This time you have gone too far.You might have made an Apple Watch, but for once, I must ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Our anthem celebrates its birthday

    Besides maybe baseball and apple pie, is there anything more infused with America’s values and patriotism than “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Learn ‘socialism’ definition

    To the Editor:Chances are that if you are using the word “socialism” to describe anything that is ha ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Democrats strategy: Advertise early, often

    Illinois House Democrats launched their direct mail and TV program weeks earlier than the House Republicans in an attempt to knock the GOP candidates ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Guest view: Democrats could lose Senate for a long time

    Democrats curse their luck in 2014 – a midterm in a president’s (often) grim sixth year, with most of the competitive races taking place in states won ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: Far too many blacks remain separate, unequal

    To begin with the remoteness of post-racial America, here are “14 disturbing stats about racial inequality in American public schools” from The Nation ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: More women are needed in top NFL jobs

    The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancee, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Send a message to liberals

    To the Editor:Now we have a terrorist openly mocking President Barack Obama by name just before he b ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need to appreciate

    To the Editor:I appreciate truck drivers who drive across the country, bringing goods to stores so t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Vital governor election

    To the Editor:I respectfully suggest that if Gov. Pat Quinn is concerned about Bruce Rauner’s federa ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    [SPONSORED] Meet Doctor Warren Jablonsky of Centegra Health Systems

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    After a quarter of the season, how would you grade the Bears?