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  • Floating docks offer advantage

    The riverfront looks very nice between the bridges.As to boat docks, floating docks extending downst ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 10:01 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 ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Prophets profit from having an excellent coach

    The Prophetstown Prophets girls basketball team just wrapped up another "normal" year.As in another ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 10:01 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
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

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    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Majority-minority status nears for Illinois

    Sometime in the 2000s, California became a majority-minority state.Sometime in the 2020s, Illinois w ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Proposed law would lessen governmental transparency

    Here we go again.Some lawmakers in Springfield are again trying to make government less transparent. ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Army cannons celebrated 49th, 50th states

    When I read the SVM message on my computer, you asked an interesting, online question. You asked what year were Alaska and Hawaii admitted to the unio ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Iowa student asks for help to study Illinois

    Good morning. My name is Lucas S. I am a fifth-grader at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • EDITORIAL: Keeping up with tomorrow

    The Sterling School Board's decision to supply Apple iPad tablet computers to students in Grades 6, 7 and 8 is good news.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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