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  • Nuclear plant issues have yet to be resolved

    I read the article on the area nuclear plants and their need for more money from us, the consumers, to keep them open.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • EDITORIAL: City sticking with successful succession plan

    When you find a winning formula, it's a good idea to stick with it.In 2008, when Rock Falls Police C ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • California writer speaks up for coyotes

    So, according to Matt “CatMatt” Jones ["Snow makes it tough to chase for coyotes," Sauk Valley Media Sports, Feb. 14], those greedy coyotes are “pilla ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Profits good for businesses, bad for liberals

    The baker doesn’t bake bread just so you may have your breakfast toast, or your BLT. He most likely will never have the slightest idea who you are (or ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Eliminate fee; welcome all to public library

    I recently moved to Dixon. I thought I would get some books from the Dixon library and was told that I would have to pay $50 for a library card. I was ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Questions worth posing to Dixon city candidates

    It is refreshing to see so many candidates of different backgrounds and ages running for the new city council positions.
    March 4, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Vote Gibler for Dixon council

    President Ronald Reagan once offered Bob Gibler this advice, “Serve your community and when you feel the time is right – get involved in community pol ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, March 5, 2015

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    March 4, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Goofy protesters don't help union cause

    MADISON, Wis. – It’s not every day I interview someone dressed in nothing but bright red long johns and a medieval viking helmet standing in the middl ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Catching up on regional, Illinois issues

    Just returned from Mexico where sadly, I never keep up with the news. I have to comment on a few things from Tuesday’s paper [Feb. 24].
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Ex-N.Y. mayor should look at his own heart

    With Rudy Giuliani’s recent asinine comments, Republicans have devolved from hypocrisy into the depths of the theater of the absurd. America’s mayor h ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • State of our state may get only worse

    When I first wrote these out, I was going to send them to Sauk Valley Media. Then I thought, No, I won’t.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Candidate’s signage should be his choice

    While I am one of the 75 percent who voted to change Dixon’s form of government, I think that the comments in the letter from former Mayor James Dixon ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Those waiting for asylum deserve better

    After reading Wil Hylton’s article, “The Shame of America’s Family Detention Camps,” in the New York Times Magazine (Feb. 8), I posed the following qu ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
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