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The Northwest Herald is an award-winning daily newspaper serving the communities of McHenry County. With history dating back over 160 years, the Northwest Herald is recognized as one of the best community papers in the nation. is the No. 1 local news website in McHenry County. It boasts over 300,000 monthly unique visitors and almost 3.2 million monthly page views. is this area's best online source for McHenry County shopping and entertainment. Planit Northwest features reviews, a calendar of local events and more. Visitors can find exclusive deals from favorite local destinations, saving as much as 50% or more. is an award-winning local prep sports website featuring news, photos, videos and blogs.

McHenry County Magazine is a popular monthly lifestyle publication featuring articles on home, health and entertainment. This color magazine is distributed to over 340 high-traffic retail locations and features expanded stories and video online.

The Business Journal offers unique business publications four times a year. Each publication features a different theme with data and information valuable to today's local business leaders.

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The Northwest Herald also offers custom design and printing as another way for businesses to reach customers. Advertisers may create fliers, post-it notes, newsletters and billboa


  • Award-winning daily newspaper of record in McHenry County
  • Covering local news, school, sports, lifestyle, entertainment and business for over 160 years
  • Wide variety of print, digital and video products and services to help market your business
  • is McHenry County's best entertainment and shopping website
  • McHenry County Magazine is a glossy, full-color home and lifestyle publication produced each month


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Rep/Contact Info

Brent Maring
  • Phone: (815) 526-4483
Mark Solak

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