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  • Our View: Words can't describe it

    Four life sentences in prison were announced this week for the convicted killer of four people in a Rock Falls apartment in June 2008.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Not time to point fingers

    It would be easy for everyone to look at the half-empty McHenry County Mental Health Board building and say, “I told you so.”
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: New school year brings with it hope

    Spring is usually considered a time of hope and renewal.But we can’t help but think that right now i ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • Our view: More transparency, adult behavior needed in Oakwood Hills

    As of Saturday afternoon, the village of Oakwood Hills remains in a suspended animation entirely of its own making.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Celebrate philanthropist

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To Don ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: The adventures of an infrequent flyer

    I’m not what you call a savvy flyer.Sure, I’ve been around the block, but mostly on road trips. So w ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Our View: Don't give up on consolidation plan

    Let’s hope this year is the last one in which Illinois voters will elect a comptroller and treasurer to statewide office.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: West Nile virus lies low

    West Nile virus might be lying low in Illinois this summer, but that doesn’t mean people should let their guard down.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Check out a farmers market

    This week is National Farmers Market Week, as proclaimed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Public’s help needed to stop elder abuse

    Reports of abuse and neglect of the elderly have become more common, and the trend seems only likely to continue as members of the baby boom generatio ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Smart to slow down on power plant proposal

    Developers who want to build a $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills were smart to request a delay on moving the project forward.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 9:20 am
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