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  • Happy anniversary, Self Help Enterprises

    The Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board is pleased to note several positive developments from recent days.
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Convention news recalls forgotten lesson

    What a week for Cleveland!On the second Tuesday of a sweltering July, the Republican National Commit ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Look to trusted sources for energy facts

    As a project manager at Clean Line Energy and someone who is passionate about moving the wind industry forward, I would like to address some of the mi ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salutes coach and SVM for sports success

    It was good news to hear that Amboy softball coach Kelly Whitman was named 2014 Coach of the Year by this newspaper. She was very deserving of this co ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn talks accountability, abets secrecy

    SPRINGFIELD – Kudos to Gov. Pat Quinn.The governor vetoed a measure that would greatly restrict an o ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Town creates its own luck

    Dolores Francis of Prophetstown knows something about luck.It was 3 a.m. July 15, 2013. Sound asleep ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Residents at Lost Lake help their neighbors

    I live in Lost Lake, a community about 10 miles northeast of Dixon. This community formerly consisted of two communities called New Landing and Lost N ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • John Seigenthaler: A champion of the First Amendment

    A lead pipe to the head will get your attention.One day in 1961, Justice Department aide John Seigen ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Promote Sauk Valley events in Quad Cities

    My wife and I drove to Dixon several weeks ago from the Quad Cities to visit the World War II re-enactment at Elks Page Park. This was our first witne ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Legislation, common sense enhance safety on the water

    July 28, 2012, is a date that is burned into state Sen. Julie Morrison’s memory.On that day, her 10- ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Circuit clerk’s death difficult to bear

    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 ...
    July 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Decisions that will make the old noggin spin

    WASHINGTON – It used to be, a few weeks ago, that as an adult you were responsible for making big, p ...
    July 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Support for golf outing is appreciated

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley thanks everyone who participated in the 12th annual Hospice of the Rock River Valley Golf Outing on June 27.
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Made in USA’ helps make the USA stronger

    I write in regard to Mr. Tony Valentino’s letter [from June 26] concerning the real job creators. First, I want to say that I don’t disagree with him; ...
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thanks carrier for help during power outage

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank our Telegraph carrier for his recent act of kindness.
    July 12, 2014 - 1:15 am

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