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  • Post a sign to protect geese at Page Park

    I’m writing this letter because we need a “geese-crossing” sign down at Page Park so people who are driving know that geese are crossing.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Freedom: Defend it, exercise it, celebrate it

    Celebrations are fun, and the Fourth of July is no exception.As the granddaddy of all celebrations i ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Art gallery has something for everyone

    The Next Picture Show art gallery in downtown Dixon is celebrating its 11th year. Ralph Edgar and Jane Cress Edgar wanted the fine arts to flourish in ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Poor choices result in jail consequences

    This is in response to the June 24 letter by Ronald S. Mangini Jr. titled “Believes rights as U.S. citizen were violated.” You are sitting in jail bec ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Misguided tribute to a murderer

    Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic attended a ceremony in Belgrade on Sunday to unveil a monument to ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, July 3, 2015

    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Editorial: Roads safer for motorcyclists; drive safely this Fourth of July

    At first glance, the Illinois Fatal Crash Summary for the first half of 2015 appears to be trending the wrong way.
    July 3, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Unconditional love never ends

    We lay to rest a terrible mother. She told her children she loved them. She encouraged them as they grew.
    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Thank you for generosity

    Thank you to the gentleman who paid for my grocery items on Thursday at County Market in Sterling.I ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Definition still hasn’t changed

    On June 26, the Supremes came out with their ruling on same-sex unions and marriage.So, I checked my ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Military played vital role in the birth of nation

    As we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence, it seems appropriate to consider the vital role played by the American military ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Past Petunia Festival buttons for sale Saturday

    Good luck to the St. Vincent De Paul Society in starting the new Petunia Festival button.Beta Sigma ...
    June 30, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    June 30, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Arizona takes back its map; Illinois, you're next

    The people of Arizona scored a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. People of Illinois, were ...
    June 30, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • School funding a silver lining in budgetary cloud

    At least one silver lining can be seen in the dark budgetary cloud that hangs over Illinois.Schools ...
    June 30, 2015 - 2:57 pm
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