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  • 'Hypocritical' rhetoric from GOP Congress

    With the swearing in of the Republican-led Congress, members' rhetoric grows more hypocritical and curiouser and curiouser. Sen. McConnell now believe ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

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    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Character really counted for Cubs legend Ernie Banks

    Most people will never hit 512 home runs in the Major Leagues, like Ernie Banks did.Most won't be ch ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • From our archives: Men of Whiteside could feel a 'draft'

    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 ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

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    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Beware, Energy; Rick Perry might run once again!

    WASHINGTON – Many people are holding their breath waiting for Rick Perry to announce whether he will ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Appreciates help getting car out of the ditch

    We are bombarded with negative stories about bad people. I am writing a positive story about good Samaritans.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:16 pm
  • Great movie, but poor taste in language

    Congrats on "American Sniper," except for our young, impressionable people and older ones whom you did not impress with, what, 40, 50, or more f-words ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:16 pm
  • Behind the Reader's Voice | Gerald Bork

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Time to question nuclear plant's economic impact

    Recently I've read Exelon Energy's many full-page ads in local newspapers patting themselves on the back for clean energy production in Illinois. They ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Tourism slogan prompts reply from resident

    “Come for the Peace, Stay for the Party!” [Rock Falls Tourism marketing slogan, Sauk Valley Media article, Jan. 14.]
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Putting more costs on backs of taxpayers

    During the State of the Union address Tuesday, Obama talked about his idea of 2 years of free community college for every student. 
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

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    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Taking the measure of an important issue

    The other day in Chicago, Gov. Bruce Rauner said something both simple and profound: “We can’t manage what we don’t measure.”
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Support after loss of home is appreciated

    We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all the wonderful people in the Sauk Valley area for their generous gifts of support to our daughter and ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:54 pm
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