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  • Thankful for renewed pride in hometown

    Our life lately has been filled with doctors, pills and bills.The other day after I dropped Jim off ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Here's an idea: Fish hatcheries along the canal

    I think it would be of great value to this area if an organization was formed to build fish hatcheries on the canal.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Raising up talent for a better future

    With Illinois stuck in the second month of a budget stalemate, it's hard to see much hope for compromise.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

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    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Trashing civility takes a toll on the nation

    WASHINGTON – This is an appeal, plaintive and heartfelt, for couth behavior.That does not sounds lik ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • From our archives: Saddam takes Kuwait; gas prices leap

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Proposed EPA rules could harm manufacturing

    As president of a small-business manufacturing company in Illinois, as well as someone who has served on the U.S. Manufacturing Council, I am well awa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Trump may be setting up party for Cruz

    While perusing the articles and stories one can find on the computer (my wife says I spend way too much time on this thing), and the posted comments r ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Thank you for support of school event

    I would like to thank Gianna Bonneur and Dixon Main Street for their help with making our first “Rockin’ on the Rock” a successful event.
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Questions still unanswered on Coloma finances

    It has been a full year since Coloma Township Supervisor David Blanton assumed his duties in the wake of the Burke debacle. The township has moved for ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • This is no way to run Illinois government

    I attended the recent forum at the Sterling library where the guest speaker was state Rep. Mike Smiddy. He displayed genuine concern with the present ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 - Morin

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    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • EDITORIAL: Tipping our hat to a trio of leaders

    Good leadership can be the difference between success and failure. The past week has seen several lo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 - Heller

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    July 31, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Join workers to learn about state services

    State employees assure those with disabilities are fed, dressed, have appropriate hygiene, and are safe within their homes.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm
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