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  • 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
  • Floating docks offer advantage

    The riverfront looks very nice between the bridges.As to boat docks, floating docks extending downst ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • More questions raised about energy project

    Clean Line Energy Partners LLC is having problems. Arkansas rejected its 700-mile HVDC Plains Eastern transmission line. Iowa and Illinois refused emi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Prophets profit from having an excellent coach

    The Prophetstown Prophets girls basketball team just wrapped up another "normal" year.As in another ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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    March 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • From our archives: County farmers need a 'soil doctor'

    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 ...
    March 1, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Local support for art project is appreciated

    This past holiday season, Bridge of Art collaborated with many volunteers and the Dixon elementary schools, including St. Anne's and St. Mary's, to de ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Work hand in hand to reach full potential’

    My name is Ken Williams, and I am running for mayor of Oregon – a wonderful place to live, work, and play.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Impressed by manners of Challand team

    A big thank you and vote of appreciation to Tad Everett, District 5 school superintendent and coach of the Challand Middle School eighth-grade boys ba ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Boat docks or restrooms? Choice is clear

    Why is it when the city of Dixon receives a new source of revenue (i.e., video gambling), they immediately ask, Where can we spend that money so fooli ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm
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