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  • From hero to villain in a day

    Gov. Bruce Rauner had a news conference last Tuesday on the budget impasse. He did it in the morning, before the Illinois House convened its weekly wh ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • From our archives: Eastland disaster ‘exceedingly tragic’

    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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Donations for senior food drive are appreciated

    We want to extend our deepest appreciation for the community’s kindness to our seniors through your donations to Comfort Keepers “Feed Seniors Now” no ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Many involved in success of luncheon event

    The fourth annual Serenity Hospice and Home Garden Luncheon was held May 9 on the grounds of the Serenity Home. The elegant luncheon was catered by SK ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for success of golf play day

    The 23rd annual Jonathon Knodle Golf Play Day was held on June 20 at PrairieView Golf Course in Byron.
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Contributions toward float appreciated

    As chairman for the Dixon Area Garden Club Parade Float Committee, I would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their contributi ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Garden Club thankful for public support

    The Rock River Garden Club would like to thank everyone who attended our garden faire on June 20 at Lincoln Statue Park. We are grateful to the Dixon ...
    July 25, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • When state budget cuts become life-or-death matter

    Many of you are probably aware of the lifeboat ethics test.It is a purposely painful exercise in whi ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Tolerance needed for today’s issues

    Martin Schram’s column in the July 7 Telegraph [“All hail to Haley, Republicans say with great relief”] requires a response. Many Republicans would we ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, July 25, 2015

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    July 24, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Editorial: Summer reading no escape from Illinois’ financial woes

    Have you read any good books lately? New publications for the summer of 2015 certainly have some int ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Britain’s election surprise portends challenges ahead

    LONDON – The national election in Britain in May provided a devastating defeat to public opinion polls as well as political parties. The Conservative ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Start looking for the good around you

    I, for one, am tired of reading letters from religious zealots whose outlook on life is so pessimistic and dark.
    July 24, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Editorial Cartoon: July 24, 2015

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    July 23, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Puerto Rico’s financial woes must be addressed

    The debt crisis in Puerto Rico reached a critical stage last week when a government agency signaled ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:09 pm
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