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  • Change in Honduras

    Of the 47,000 children fleeing violence and poverty and apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol since October, 28 percent came from Honduras. The number ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Preserve architectural past

    My children and I have been riding our bikes around Crystal Lake for many years. The route takes you through Lakewood. There are many beautiful homes ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Unpopular Cary project

    To the Editor:Recently, the village of Cary approved a 60-unit, low-income apartment complex adjacen ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Decision metric

    After all the talk, after all the plans, after all the wishful thinking,there is only one metric tha ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Hold separate public hearing for Cary apartments

    Cary’s Village Board already has approved an $18-million, 60-unit proposed apartment complex at First and Pearl Streets, but that doesn’t mean residen ...
    July 11, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Peterson: Taken for a ride in cyberspace

    I’m waiting for the third shoe to drop, if I may adjust a cliché.I’ve been suckered twice into buyin ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Our view: Full-day kindergarten a good idea, but state can't afford it

    We admire Fred Heid's passion for improving early childhood education in Illinois.The new chief exec ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • CL needs more options

    This letter is in response to “Population decline more than a blip” (Northwest Herald Our View editorial, June 29). Two years ago, my husband and I mo ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MDA fundraising thanks

    To the Editor:Branch 825 National Association of Letter Carriers held a golf outing on June 29 to ra ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Hoosiers whupping Illinois in job creation

    SPRINGFIELD – For every one job Illinois has created during the past decade, Indiana has created 35, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor S ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Science vs. wishful thinking

    To the Editor:The U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. Randy Hultgren, voted to deny climat ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanks for ALS support

    Most people live their lives in harmony, but for the thousands of people in the U.S. who are living with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • VA does fine job

    My heart saddens after reading negative media reports about Veterans Administration hospitals and their ineffective care to veterans. I have had nothi ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Camp Coley thanks

    Thank you, Camp Coley 2014 counselors/volunteers and participants. We had a great camp, and we look forward to our other events throughout the year. T ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: 'Al the Pal' will be missed

    What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you?For starters, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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