Digital Access

Digital Access
Access saukvalley.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
The Holiday Gift Auction is Live! Click here and bid now on great local gifts!
Letters to the Editor

Lonely outdoor pets deserve better treatment

Whether it is below freezing, in the middle of the winter night, or 102 degrees outside with 98 percent humidity, your lone forgotten one is there. The lone forgotten one is your dog.

You, who keep a dog outside in an enclosed pen, like a jail, with a dog “house,” day after day, 24/7, year after year – and what for?

You are never out there keeping company with this soul.

My family and I checked with various appropriate official authorities. They all tell us it is legal for you to keep a soul this way.

And I know why you do it. Because you do not have a soul.

Loading more