Daily Archive : Monday January 15, 2018




Life & Entertainment


    Democrats U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, of Illinois, left, and U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, of Maryland. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House Jan. 9.

    Editorial: MLK and a question we must not lose sight of

    A Daily Herald editorial says that the questions of whether or how President Trump disparaged certain other countries deserve concern, but we mustn’t let them overshadow a critical question emphasized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Eileen Shanley-Roberts

    New behavioral hospital will make a difference

    Guest columnist Eileen Shanley-Roberts: On a Tuesday evening recently, a parishioner called me because she found herself confronted with a family health crisis. Her adult grandson was suicidal and needed immediate help.


    Don’t be fooled about ‘entitlements’
    An Elgin letter to the editor: The Republican tax scam reform bill is now going to cost you again, because that $1.5 trillion that they gave to corporations and wealthy donors will now have to be paid off.


    What’s worst that can happen from legal pot?
    A Round Lake Beach letter to the editor: I just read that California has legalized marijuana use. But what’s the worst that can happen?


    Candidate deserves more attention
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: I just returned from canvassing for gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss in my neighborhood.


    No one can say when life begins
    An Elgin letter to the editor: Mary Stuhr’s anti-abortion letter had statements that could be viewed from many perspectives.


    Actions, not tweets, are damaging America
    A Wheaton letter to the editor: While the focus in the mainstream media and on social media remains fixed on our president’s abuse of his Twitter account and the number of days he spends golfing, his political appointees have been deconstructing his predecessor’s achievements.


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