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  • CANDIDATES' VOICES: Greg Unger – ‘Pledge to give my full time to position’

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the April 4 election. Candidates were invited to write up ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • CANDIDATES' VOICES: Steve Swanson – ‘Have experience, knowledge to lead’

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the April 4 election. Candidates were invited to write up ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Vote Considine for city council

    To the citizens of Dixon:The city of Dixon has the opportunity to, once again, have an honest, carin ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Please support merger of Farm Credit co-ops

    A lot has changed in agriculture since I first began farming on my own in 1974. Methods, technology and equipment are all much different since I start ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Schamberger for Amboy mayor

    Who is John Schamberger? John is a young man who grew up in our community, who is now interested in serving Amboy as mayor.
    March 29, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Elect Considine to Dixon council

    I support Dennis Considine's election to our Dixon City Council.Dennis has the dedication and intell ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Please vote ‘yes’ on public safety question

    On April 4, voters of Lee County will be asked to vote yes for a one-half percent Public Safety Referendum, the purpose of which is to replace the cur ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • GUEST COLUMN: United Way symposium promotes awareness of elder scams

    It’s dinner time, and your meal is interrupted by a mysterious phone call. You put down your fork and pick up the phone because that’s what polite peo ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • THE CANDIDATES' VOICES: Terry McGuire – ‘Have more to learn, more to offer

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the Apr ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • THE CANDIDATES' VOICES: Marc Geil – ‘A staunch proponent of education

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the Apr ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • THE CANDIDATES' VOICES: John Stauter – Alderman 'not afraid to ask questions’

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the April 4 election. Candidates were invited to write up ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Elect Looney, Spivey as Black Hawk trustees

    The April 4 election gives the voters in the Black Hawk College District an opportunity to move the college forward by electing Jon Looney and Steve S ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • THE CANDIDATES' VOICES: Jim Wise – ‘End the tax-and-spend policies’ of city

    Sauk Valley Media presents a series of guest columns by candidates in key contested races in the April 4 election. Candidates were invited to write up ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Considine for Dixon council

    Please give Dennis Considine your thoughtful consideration as you mark your ballot on April 4.City g ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • Governments should wallow in their penury

    I enjoyed a Gazette column March 18 by a man concerned that the new service taxes the state is considering would damage his landscaping business [“Tax ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:41 pm
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