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  • Schaumburg: Unusual tone from sheriff's candidate

    I read last week one of the more refreshing quotes I’ve seen in a long time regarding politics.It ca ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Our View: Former deputy doesn't deserve legal break

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs down: To th ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our planet, Jennifer

    To the Editor:“Where else can we live?” asked 8-year-old Jennifer.“We aren’t ready to travel to unkn ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cancer survivor thanks

    To the Editor:There was no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Cancer Survivor’s Day tribute, put on by ...
    July 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The ice cream truck cometh

    It slowly crept into our neighborhood. Announced by endless refrains of “Turkey in the Straw,” the music wafted through the air like an aroma from a k ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Peterson: Long walk to basement after 2 a.m.

    I should have known better, and I should have done better. Next time.But the best I could do was rol ...
    July 4, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Support our president

    To the Editor:There’s something I don’t understand about the President Barack Obama haters.I see rea ...
    July 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Tuning out peoples' voice

    If Illinois’ political leaders were half as good at solving our state’s problems as they are at keeping voters from having their voices heard, our sta ...
    July 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Great kids in Harvard

    To the Editor:I have had the great privilege of taking the Harvard Boys League, HERS League and T-Ba ...
    July 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: One person can make a difference

    Pam Harris is just a Lake County mom looking after her disabled adult son.She’s not a particularly p ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Honored at Milk Days

    To the Editor:Words can’t express how honored I was to be grand marshal at Milk Days.Thank you to al ...
    July 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community aids sale

    To the Editor:We would like to take this opportunity to thank all who assisted in making our annual ...
    July 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Senior Services thanks

    To the Editor:Senior Services Associates sends a big thank you to Cynthia O’Connor, lifestyles direc ...
    July 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Government should practice what it preaches

    The federal government, through the U.S. Department of Energy, has preached energy conservation for years.
    July 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Snappy driver’s license renewal brings smile

    Complaining about the Department of Motor Vehicles seems to be one of our national pastimes.Think I’ ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:43 pm
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