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  • The man who redefined America’s ex-presidency

    Jimmy Carter, who has always been most at home in the backwaters of the world, was determined to com ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Great divorce of action and consequence

    Isn't it great to know that there are constants in this world? Constants that govern the behavior of all things in motion, as well as those that are a ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 - Beeler

    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Use tourism funds to repair Hennepin Canal

    Rock Falls refuses to spend tourism money on the Hennepin Canal. When the Hennepin closes its trails and waterway, I will hold Rock Falls city officia ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Peaceful protest planned against circus show

    It's that time of year again for the circus to come to town, and this year it's Carson & Barnes Circus, which has a long history of neglect and animal ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 - Granlund

    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Crowded roads plague motorists across America

    WASHINGTON – One annoying thing about presidents telling us they feel our pain is that they don’t. T ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • From our archives: European war put U.S. on the defensive

    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 ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 - Morin

    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 - Heller

    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Children’s choir truly inspirational

    Oh, what a night. If you attended the Ugandan Children’s Choir performance on Aug. 19 at Messiah Lutheran Church, I’m sure you will agree. Those of yo ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Gallery plans fall fundraiser and reception

    “A [person] should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day, ...” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • ‘Horrified’ that sports fans park cars in cemetery

    I was on my way to my grandson’s first football game at the Meadows Park in Dixon. I parked my car on Washington Street and walked to the entrance of ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Editorial: Pursue idea for a mobile command post

    An idea proposed recently by a Lee County official has merit and should be pursued. We speak of the ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Peace action group program set for Monday

    Have you ever considered what the ultimate goals and purposes of current medical practices are?Despi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    An 82-year-old Sterling man recently parachuted from a plane for the first time. Would you ever skydive?
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