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  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 15, 2017 - Dave Granlund

    April 14, 2017 - 2:35 pm
  • What We Think: Aldermen should vote for cleaner air

    The Rock Falls City Council is preparing to vote Tuesday on an ordinance to ban the burning of leaves and other yard waste.
    April 14, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • Smart meters aren’t so smart, customer says

    Just got off the phone with Commonwealth Edison, chatting about the new smart meters. Seems to me, the only "smart" thing about them is how they benef ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 14, 2017 – Jim Morin

    April 13, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: The Chicago Blackhawks are in the playoffs; the Bulls barely made it, too. How far do you think they will advance in their respective leagues?

    This week’s question: The Chicago Blackhawks are in the playoffs; the Bulls barely made it, too. How far do you think they will advance in their respe ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • ‘Darkest Day’ presentation was masterful

    Tom Wadsworth gave a great presentation about the 1873 Truesdell Bridge collapse in Dixon on Tuesday evening. His masterful presentation came after le ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:29 pm
  • Balance justice with mercy

    SPRINGFIELD – “These are halls of justice – not mercy,” the prosecutor bellowed before the jury as I wiggled uncomfortably in the back of the courtroo ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:26 pm
  • GUEST EDITORIAL: Ads shouldn't be allowed on license plate renewal reminders

    Given that politicians are big on accountability – except when it comes to themselves – it's a littl ...
    April 12, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Thursday, April 13, 2017 – Nate Beeler & Dave Granlund

    April 12, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • SVM EDITORIAL: ‘No candidate’ on ballot might be a message

    We previously editorialized on the failure of last week’s Consolidated Election to draw a lot of voters [“Election ’17: The minority rules, again,” Sa ...
    April 12, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • What is Trump hiding? Join tax march Saturday

    Before he ran for president, Donald Trump promised he’d release his tax returns if he ran for office. During his campaign, he said he’d release them a ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Join Saturday march about Trump’s taxes

    Members and friends of the “Action for a Better Tomorrow – Sauk Valley” are sponsoring a march on Saturday – a “Show Your Taxes March” coordinating wi ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

    April 12, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Referendum’s close defeat might not stand

    Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, so the saying goes. Still, a very, very close Ap ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Give both sides when writing on homosexuality

    Upon reading “Restored Faith” [Hometown Headliners, Sauk Valley Media, March 27], I was disappointed to find yet another story promoting the LGBT move ...
    April 10, 2017 - 9:16 pm
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