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  • Advocates needed for our children

    Children in our own communities need your support. Children who are at risk due to abuse and neglect need the support of caring adults.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Applications available for holiday help

    Are things a little tight this year? Christmas is not far away. If you would like some help providing gifts, clothing and food for your family at Chri ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Bags tourney a fun way to aid Honor Flights, salute veterans

    We can’t say enough good things about the Honor Flight program and its tremendous service to local military veterans.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Court’s remap ruling ignores common sense

    SPRINGFIELD – “Common-sense justice” took a blow last week when the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the Illinois voters can’t have a voice in amendi ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Thanks for help with transition into school year

    As the school year is underway and we have adjusted to seeing the kids and school buses everywhere, I would like to take a minute to recognize some sp ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Monarchs are now threatened by extinction

    Threatened, endangered, extinct? It’s hard to believe that in our lifetime, we may be witnessing another extinction not unlike the fate of the passeng ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:01 pm
  • Supports new amendment to the Constitution

    I read this proposal the other day for having a 28th Amendment added to our United States Constitution. Hopefully it will get passed by three more sta ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Jim Morin

    Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • What We Think: Victory came 1 vote short; don’t give up on redistricting

    One vote is all that stood in the way of the Independent Map Amendment being approved by the Illinois Supreme Court for placement on the Nov. 8 ballot ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 – Nate Beeler

    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Ann McFeaters: No respite from ridiculous White House campaign

    WASHINGTON – The potholed path to election 2016 is so treacherous, we need a break from the awfulnes ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • From our archives: End the ‘street education’ of our boys

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Grateful for support of gun safety event

    We wish to shout out a big “thank you” to the adults and children who attended the first-ever “Children and Gun Safety” on Aug. 7 at the Brandywine in ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:15 am
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