Editorials

  • Our View: Focus on police body cameras

    Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, drew much attention to a previously little-used piece of police equipment that is gaining popularity after a poli ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A terrible story becomes a great story

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down: Thumbs up: To Lak ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Want to give? Consider the United Way

    It’s tough out there for a lot of people.If you want to give, it’s hard to decide where to do it.For ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: TIF talks encouraging

    When it comes to tax increment financing, it’s almost unheard of to see a municipality and a school district work together for the benefit of both sid ...
    Sept. 18, 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
  • 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
  • Our view: Open Meetings Act loophole needs fix

    It doesn’t take a state’s attorney or attorney general ruling to know that the Oakwood Hills Village Board violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act whe ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Students run Miles for Smiles

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the Crystal Lake Cen ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Intersection headache needs to stop

    The intersection of Routes 31 and 176 is clogged daily with cars and trucks slowly navigating the orange and white barricades and traffic cones, makin ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Remember all we've lost in 13 years

    The 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States is today.It’s bee ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Attacks are frequent, not always fair

    If you were in a college-level entrepreneurship class with an interest in starting your own business one day, would you want access to someone who had ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Early to bed, be well read

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that middle and high schools start classes later in the morning so students could get more sle ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Cancer lawsuit plaintiffs deserve day in court

    It’s been a long, frustrating wait for Joanne Branham and 32 other plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake cancer lawsuits.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Algonquin bypass finally open to cars

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Your town deserves your attention

    Much ink has been spilled in this space in the cause of encouraging people to take part in the civic process, seek office, volunteer for committees or ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
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