Opinion

  • Group plans to watch film on financial crisis

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public to view and discuss the fine DVD “Inequality for All,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Rock Falls Public ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Disappointed that confidential source was used

    When I arrived here in Lee County 4 years ago from California, the only positive thing I could find was the local newspaper was willing to take a “no ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Durbin’s fourth term would put him at elite level

    Of the 49 men and one woman who have served Illinois in the U.S. Senate since 1818, only two have been elected to a fourth term.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Wherefore art thou, Shakespeare?

    Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo?Sorry, Juliet. He’s hard to find on many college campuses.To ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Building site, towing policy need answers

    I attended the April 15 Ogle County Board meeting and found it very interesting. A couple items gave me reason for concern.
    April 21, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Keep our planet habitable, as we hunt for others like it

    Today is Earth Day, an observance that began more than 4 decades ago to highlight environmental issues that threaten the planet.
    April 21, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • From our archives: Why not Walgreen for top GOP post?

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    April 20, 2014 - 6:47 pm
  • Why Hillary? Public awaits her answer

    WASHINGTON – Well, Hillary Clinton has given us a lot to think about, again.If someone threw a shoe ...
    April 20, 2014 - 6:47 pm
  • Grateful for success of cooking event

    With the first What’s Cookin’ event coming to a close, the committee wants to share its deepest appreciation and thanks to all sponsors and teams for ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Kudos, Future Educators, for great event

    I want to send a note of thanks and appreciation to the Sauk Valley Community College Future Educators for their well-planned, creative and fun, “If Y ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Pharmacists ready to help with mandate

    As of Jan. 1, Illinois requires all sixth- and 12th-grade students to receive a meningococcal vaccination. This necessitates adding it to the current ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • ‘Little minds’ in government fail the people

    I must quote Edmund Burke in his address to the House of Commons when he said, “A great empire and little minds go ill together.”
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Support group for Parkinson’s very beneficial

    Millions of people around the world recognize April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s is a progressive, degenerative neurological disorder t ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Thanks SVM reporter for revealing facts

    Thank you for supporting SVM reporter David Giuliani’s work. He has discovered a reluctant Sterling Township official, Mr. Howze, who didn’t want to a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Politicians show off with taxpayers’ money

    Gov. Pat Quinn an-nounced earlier this week the state would pass along $52 million in federal dollar ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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