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  • Ann McFeaters: With big guns aboard, Trump has a chance

    WASHINGTON – One of the most cynical men in America has taken Donald Trump under his wing and warned ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • From our archives: Campers turning out in Franklin Grove

    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 ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Aug. 21, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Grateful for strong backing of musical event

    On behalf of our two organizations, Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance, we would like to thank the organizations and people who helped u ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for support of foundation

    On behalf of The Sinnissippi Foundation and its board of directors, I want to thank everyone who supported the 24th annual Sinnissippi Foundation Golf ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Appreciation from Hospice for donation

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley, a United Way agency, would like to acknowledge and thank everyone who organized, helped, participated, and donated t ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Rauner breaks mold of state governorship

    This is the second in a series about politics and policymaking in Illinois.In his biography of Illin ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • Undecided? Let SVCC help

    Every fall, millions of students in our country pursue a college education for the first time. Along with choosing a college, the academic journey inv ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • What We Think: Extend media coverage to all courtrooms

    Letting the public see, and hear, and know more about how the Illinois judicial process works is the goal of an Extended Media Coverage policy that wa ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • Wear silver on Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31

    International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on Aug. 31 each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a dr ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Springfield Scoop: ‘Casual arrogance’ tells tale of Blago’s warped character

    SPRINGFIELD – It was like a nightmare that just kept coming back.Rod Blagojevich was back in court t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • What We Think: Limit legislative leaders’ terms

    We’re not necessarily fans of term limits for elected public servants.After all, isn’t that what ele ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 – Dave Granlund

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    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Is public money paying to boost referendum?

    The Illinois Election Code prohibits school boards from spending public funds to advocate for passage of a referendum.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 9:12 pm
  • Bad day turns bright, thanks to kind shopper

    To the man in the Dixon Walmart tire place, thank you. You saw a young mother with her four daughters, who was having a bad day. You knew nothing abou ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 9:11 pm
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