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  • Takes issue with remarks by lawmaker

    One has to conclude, after listening to the Democratic Congressman John Lewis’ remarks, anyone associated with the Democratic Party, and votes Democra ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Board should find new site for Ogle jail

    Thank you, Sauk Valley Media, for the article on Oregon citizens’ protests of the location of the new Ogle County Jail.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 – Robert Ariail

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    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • SVM EDITORIAL: A new role for a very qualified public servant

    How qualified is former state Rep. Don Moffitt, R-Gilson, to be assistant director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture?
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Civil asset forfeiture laws badly need reform

    SPRINGFIELD – Henry County, a rural piece of western Illinois sliced by two interstates and the home of the “Hog Capitol of the World,” is hardly the ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 – Dave Granlund and Drew Litton

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    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Change one word to help vets? Give it a try

    One of the six rights protected by the First Amendment is the right “to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Life without God’s word has no point

    I would like to respectfully respond to George Welty’s comments, “Literal belief in Bible is dangerous,” which appeared Jan. 7 in The Reader’s Voice.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 – Joe Heller

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    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Plan prompts cheering for the Senators

    It might be considered unusual to find Illinoisans cheering for the Senators these days.We speak not ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:04 pm
  • ANN MCFEATTERS: Welcome to the United States of Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – Welcome to the United States of Trump, LLC.Some applaud President-elect Donald Trump’s ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • ‘Rome is burning,’ and the rescue is dear

    Reader alert/warning – another state budget impasse column!There are reports that Illinois State Sen ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:22 pm
  • Letter: Science does not disagree with the Bible

    Jesus, creator of everything, became man so he could give his life to pay our fine of death for breaking his law, providing eternal life for all who a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:26 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 - Jerry Holbert

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    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:20 pm
  • No doubt about it: Sauk Valley really is a college

    Monday morning was the beginning of Sauk Valley Community College’s Spring 2017 semester. Yes, it is crazy to describe anything as spring on such a fr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 11:24 pm
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