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  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:01 pm
  • Rethinking Trump’s key adviser on war and peace

    Today we will be reflecting upon the most important job a president must fill to keep our homeland a ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Should America’s women be required to register for the draft?

    This week’s question: The Obama administration announced its support for requiring women to register for the military draft. Do you agree or disagree?
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    Dec. 7, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • Thankful for help after car broke down

    On the evening of Nov. 23, my husband, Chris, our two younger boys, and I were traveling to Iowa City to visit the grandparents for the Thanksgiving h ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 6:57 pm
  • ‘Incredible police work’? We’d say so

    The chief of the Dixon Police Department recently saluted his detectives for their “incredible police work.”
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:26 pm
  • Clinton backed flag protection

    During President George W. Bush's administration in 2005, a bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate that would require anyone destroying or burning the ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • In tribute to Black Hawk statue friend

    A passionate and dedicated volunteer in support of the Black Hawk statue restoration is gone.Charron ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Wonderful early Christmas gift

    My wife and I were clearing the remnants of our recent snowfall from our driveway and sidewalks, when a bus pulled up in front of our home and out jum ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 – Dave Granlund

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    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • What We Think: Let reason prevail in OT rule updates

    Business owners across the Sauk Valley, state and nation breathed a sigh of relief – and thanks – a few days before Thanksgiving.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Ann McFeatters: Trump requires constant scrutiny on Constitution

    WASHINGTON – We all know Donald Trump loves the Second Amendment (guns). But the First Amendment? No ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Dec. 4, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • From our archives: Attack on Pearl Harbor brought the grim task of war

    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 ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Hospice thanks supporters of Festival of Trees

    The 27th Festival of Trees was a success because of the contributions given by the generosity of the communities served by Hospice of the Rock River V ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
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    Reader Poll

    Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
    Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
    No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
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