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  • Caring people give food, hope to the hungry

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to thank publicly the Grand Detour Art Show Committee and the public for their support on Sept. 11. We c ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Bystanders must stand up to the bullies

    Regarding the Sept. 22 SVM editorial, “Carrots, sticks target bullying,” it’s discouraging that we have not yet learned to deal with bullies.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 – Dave Granlund

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    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Scott Reeder: Debate watch – ‘Two rabid cats in a burlap sack’

    SPRINGFIELD – On Monday nights, my family cleans the house.Usually we listen to whatever cartoons ou ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • SVM editorial: Mr. Chairman, rebuild this wall!

    They call it a retaining wall for a reason.The wall around the Old Lee County Courthouse in Dixon “r ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Restore and renovate Dixon High School

    A roomful of concerned citizens [who met for an interview with SVM’s Christopher Heimerman at the Telegraph office last week] are hoping that Dixon Hi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

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    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Harvest time is a time of sharing – the roads

    Harvest time is upon us. A few farmers have already begun harvesting their corn and soybeans. More will be in the fields shortly.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Please say no to Dixon school referendum

    Whenever you have a voice involving someone taking YOUR money, how do you respond?The Dixon School D ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Voters ought to reconsider backing Trump

    I am compelled to reply to the letter “Trump to lead the next great generation” [The Reader’s Voice, Sept. 22].
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Realistic airport picture emerging in Dixon

    Six months ago, an SVM editorial about Dixon’s city-owned airport ended with the sentence, “We hope the [feasibility] study leads to an aviation resur ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:02 pm
  • Ann McFeatters: Trump's lies aren't sign of a great leader

    OCONOMOWOC, Wisconsin – While campaigning earlier this year, Donald Trump insisted the unemployment ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 – Matt Davies

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    Sept. 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • From our archives: 1941 – ‘Plain’ high school is what Sterling needs

    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 ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:04 pm
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