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  • Proud of Franks

    To the Editor:Our state representative, Jack Franks, reaches out to members of Republican and Democr ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reick an extremist

    To the Editor:Steve Reick is the poster child for the good-old-boy politicians who look out for them ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fighting identity theft, fraud

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Atto ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Karma a new pillar

    To the Editor:Irony can be defined as an inconsistency between an actual and an expected result of a ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carlson: Florida's two least-wanted vie to be governor

    Florida used to be known for oranges. Now it’s known for political theater, mostly of the tragic sort.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Close encounters of the squirrel kind

    It’s been a while since I wrote about squirrels. Interestingly, every time I have broached the subject of these beloved critters,I have somehow touch ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Election Day

    To the Editor:I suggest we move Election Day to April 15. Then, after you file your taxes, you go vo ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Oberweis for U.S. Senate

    In the Nov. 4 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Democrat Dick Durbin faces Republican Jim Oberweis and Libertarian Sharon Hansen.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Republican Georgia's Senate race becomes nail-biter

    Michelle Nunn, the Democratic Senate candidate, stated her case cogently in Columbus, Georgia, last week: If elected, she vowed to “change Washington ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Misleading voters

    To the Editor:Recently, there has been an ad on TV saying that gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Prim for sheriff

    To the Editor:As a resident of Lakewood, I want the person who is leading the sheriff’s office to be ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • More transmission lines?

    To the Editor:There is considerable interest (pro and con) in plans to install new underground power ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Keeping the work wardrobe uniform

    When I changed jobs 6 years ago, I changed my wardrobe to something simple.Something so simple, I d ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Our View: Celebrating newspapers

    In print or online, newspapers play an important role in your community.They provide readers with ne ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • High-priced electricity

    To the Editor:Is it just me, or has Com Ed gone haywire?My bill this month is ridiculous. And from t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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