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Columns by Larry Lough

  • Police need public’s help ... so do newspapers

    Different readers put their newspaper into different categories.Some see us as a public utility, suc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • 17th District a stepping stone for Bustos?

    Just weeks after Congresswoman Cheri Bustos started her second term in Illinois’ 17th District, political conspirators are planning to make it her las ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 6:16 pm
  • We have met the enemy – he is the other guy

    When venture capitalist Bruce Rauner sat down with the Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board on April 22, 2013, he wasn’t yet an announced candidate for g ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Illinois long in the mood for corruption

    Headaches outnumber perks in the job of a newspaper editor.Maybe it’s only natural that we remember ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Readers toughen up messenger of bad news

    People love their newspaper.Even if they love to hate it ... that’s a kind of love, isn’t it?We alwa ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:12 pm
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