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  • 'I will take an aggressive approach'

    As mayor of Oregon, my utmost concern would be the welfare, safety, happiness, and economic stability of our community as a whole.
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • 'Keep our city safe, clean and solvent'

    One of my main priorities as mayor has always been to keep our city safe, clean and solvent, and to help it grow in a controlled way.
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Vote Schielein for school board

    I am writing in support of re-electing James Schielein to the Dixon School Board.I have known Jim fo ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Boaters will be looking for a place to eat

    I have been reading the discussion on the boat docks in Dixon and have a question.I boated for sever ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Elect Venier to city council

    It is my pleasure to endorse Mike Venier’s candidacy for the Dixon City Council. Mike is a true ambassador of Dixon.
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Offers further ‘clarification’

    So, Mayor Burke, going from a $13 million reserve to a zero balance in 3 years is total mismanagement?
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Vote Arellano for mayor

    Out with the old, in with the new.We have strong concerns with incumbents Kuhn, Considine, and Brechon. They were not in favor of the change to a man ...
    March 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Bills to help ex-sailors with dioxin ailments

    Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, and Steve Daines, R-Montana, in bipartisanship March 9, introduced to the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Sena ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Brooks: ‘I know a lot’ about area’s history

    My name is Tamera Brooks (notice the spelling of my first name), and my dad named me. He went to see a Tammy movie the night before I was born, and th ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Marshall: City can be ‘better home to all’

    I look at Dixon, and I see a city that can grow and become a better home to all of us. I believe that we need to move on from our past, and look to th ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Tribute to a fine physician, Dr. Maxwell

    It is a great loss to the Sauk Valley area that Dr. Paul Maxwell Jr. has retired as of March 6. His retirement is well deserved, but he will be sorely ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Bishop: ‘Challenges, opportunities ahead’

    I want to thank Sauk Valley Media for giving the voters this opportunity to get to know the candidates running in the upcoming election.
    March 27, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • Brainerd: ‘Apply my skills to task at hand’

    I consider my plans as timely. I have just retired as an independent contractor of plastering work in Dixon and the surrounding area.
    March 27, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • Gibler: ‘On threshold of a vast improvement’

    It’s not often that a government changes. We’ve had the commission form of it in Dixon since January 1911.
    March 27, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • Venier: ‘I want to help build a better Dixon’

    I was born and raised right here in Dixon. I am the son of Louie and Marilyn Venier and the brother of Bob and Victoria Venier. I have been married to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:25 pm
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