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Editorials

  • Our view: Thumbs up to Special Olympian

    The Northwest Herald offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down: Thumbs up: To Crystal Lake’s Jeff ...
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Hold separate public hearing for Cary apartments

    Cary’s Village Board already has approved an $18-million, 60-unit proposed apartment complex at First and Pearl Streets, but that doesn’t mean residen ...
    July 11, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Our view: Full-day kindergarten a good idea, but state can't afford it

    We admire Fred Heid's passion for improving early childhood education in Illinois.The new chief exec ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: 'Al the Pal' will be missed

    What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you?For starters, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Expedite Medal of Honor review

    The Medal of Honor is the highest award for bravery in combat that a member of the U.S. military can receive.
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Illinois' fiscal outlook is even worse after Supreme Court decision

    As bad as Illinois’ fiscal outlook is now, it’s hard to imagine it getting any worse.But not only ca ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:35 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 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
  • 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
  • Our View: Be prepared for tornadoes

    In the span of 10 days, McHenry County has experienced two tornado scares. On June 22, a severe stor ...
    June 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
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