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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our View: Keep smoke detectors working for you

    What if there was an invention that had your back when it comes to fires in your home?What if it cou ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A deadline in name only

    When is a deadline not a deadline?When it comes to registering to vote in Illinois.It used to be tha ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Breast cancer fight involves everyone

    More than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and about 40,000 women will die from it in 2014, according to the Americ ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Tool to fight heroin deaths

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Get behind interchange in Marengo

    McHenry County does not have access points to an interstate.That soon could change. That’s a good th ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: One thing is certain: Lamb a liar

    We certainly hope there are no other unsolved crimes in McHenry County that depend on the testimony of repeat felon and repeat liar Shane Lamb.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Our View: Learn about the candidates

    The election is Nov. 4, and early voting starts Oct. 20.That means the clock is ticking for you to f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Be aware near railroad tracks

    During the past four decades, public awareness efforts in Illinois have helped to reduce highway-rail crossing deaths significantly.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Kill the plant, but keep the power

    Reactions to significant developments isn’t unusual in McHenry County or many other places, but the organized and angry reaction from Oakwood Hills re ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Neighborhood revitalization worth praise

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Habi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Driving tips for a safe harvest

    You’re in a hurry. We get it. We all are.Sometimes, it’s hard to wait. Sometimes, it’s easy to be im ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
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