74FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Blame utilities for delay

    To the Editor:I am writing on behalf of my employer, R.W. Dunteman, general contractor on the Route ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Inhumane treatment at fair

    To the Editor:“It’s hometown people who take pride in what they do whether it’s their livestock, the ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: It’s time to Take a Stand for Turning Point

    Domestic violence might be easier to deal with if it were easy to tell who would become an abuser and who would become a victim.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Our View: Helping ex-senator now at RTA

    State Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican from Hinsdale, stepped down from the Senate the other day.We n ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Need compassion in church

    To the Editor:I am deeply saddened by the continued punitive behavior of Cardinal Francis George.His ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thankless parasites

    To the Editor:One need only experience Dinesh D’Souza’s “America: Imagine the World Without Her” to ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: What the pope got wrong about kids

    The pope might be infallible, but he is not correct.Pope Francis has laid down another pronouncement ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Border mismanagement

    To the Editor:Our country is one of the most compassionate places on Earth when it comes to humanita ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Ford moves forward after overzealous prosecution

    As you probably know by now, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago has agreed to drop all felony charges against Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford, D-C ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Speaking of Nature: Property line disputes

    I heard a story the other day about a situation where one neighbor did not like another neighbor’s pine tree because the branches grew over part of hi ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Hentoff: Rand Paul broadens his campaign – not yet enough

    As the formidable, extra-robust Chris Christie rises in the Republican presidential polls, appearing attractively tough, Rand Paul also remains produc ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Obvious Randall solution

    To the Editor:Finally the congested intersection of Routes 31 and 62 will relieved by the imminent o ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ribbing Reeder

    To the Editor:Conservative think tank employee Scott Reeder wrote an interesting column about Walgre ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Congrats to Prim

    To the Editor:I would like to congratulate the Republican Candidate for McHenry County sheriff, Bill ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community-minded

    Many thanks to Derek from Orbis Construction and Brennan from Fastenal in McHenry for volunteering their work and material to take down our very old s ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Advocate Sherman Hospital's #IceBucketChallenge

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    Would you or do you allow your kids to play football?