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  • Legislation may help deal with heroin problem

    In Saturday's SVM editorial, "Heroin overdose deaths a call to action," we noted that two Illinois legislators had plans to deal with the problem on a ...
    March 10, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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    March 10, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Overdose deaths 'have all the markers of a public health crisis'

    Last month, our community witnessed the tragedy of back-to-back unexpected deaths, leaving family and friends shattered. Accompanying these deaths was ...
    March 9, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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    March 9, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • From our archives: Lincoln embarks on his second term

    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 ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • How you can help honor our Vietnam veterans

    WASHINGTON – The man who said his name was Danny arrived at my door with a huge floral box. Inside w ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Quilting ladies express thanks for local support

    Bethesda Lutheran quilting ladies wish to thank everyone who donated fabric for the quilts.We are so ...
    March 7, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • What’s up with Lee County’s legal system?

    Colton Fassler gone but not forgotten? It’s been about 3 years since Colton Fassler was probably murdered.
    March 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Commissioners first, then city council members

    Dennis Considine is running for commissioner, as are all the other candidates. I would find it disturbing if the other candidates did not realize this ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Vote Kuhn for Dixon mayor

    Dixon is slowly recovering from a very painful period in our history. Hopefully this recovery appears to be promising a brighter future for our commun ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Crazy rants of politicians are funny but sad

    John Eades’ comments [“Ex-N.Y. mayor should look at his own heart,” The Reader’s Voice, March 4] on Rudy G.’s crazy rants on the president at the Repu ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Be prepared for springtime severe weather

    Don’t let recent wintry weather fool you. Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it an increased risk for severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and ...
    March 6, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, March 7 - Granlund

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    March 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Vote Tucker for commissioner

    There are so many positive things I can say about Mitch Tucker. Since he was born, he has developed into a wonderful, caring citizen of Dixon.
    March 6, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, March 7 - Heller

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    March 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
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