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  • Make America great again – vote for Trump

    Donald Trump will make America great again. Clinton will give us 4 more years of Obama and make us look weak and vulnerable in the eyes of the world a ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • What We Think: No endorsement for unpresidential hopefuls

    Newspaper editorial boards traditionally evaluate candidates running for president based on a set of core values. Among those core values for Sauk Val ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • SCOTT REEDER: ‘Madigan’ connects the dots

    SPRINGFIELD – In my 30 years in the news business, I’ve never written a movie review, but there is a first for everything, and I have to tell you “Mad ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Vote no on Dixon school referendum

    I read the article awhile back with all the pluses that a yes vote could do, but I found a lot it would not.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Awareness day for treatment of stuttering

    Saturday is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Did you know that 70 million people worldwide stutter – more than the population of France?
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 – Joe Heller

    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Vote now or on Election Day?

    This week’s question: Early voting, voting by mail, or voting on Election Day: Which method do you prefer, and why?
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • OK trade deal before Obama leaves office

    There are several things that everyone should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.Economists ap ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Turn in unused prescription drugs Saturday

    It’s so common. You have a few extra pills left over from a prescription and keep them on hand “just in case” you need them again.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Renewed focus needed to boost recycling efforts

    My son (a DHS alumni) recently graduated from the University of Iowa with bachelor of science degree in environmental engineering and a certificate in ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 – Joe Heller

    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Election 2016: Read, understand, weigh the issues first

    TV celebrity Mike Rowe – of Ford trucks, dirty jobs and doing it because somebody's gotta – recently was asked to use his celebrity to encourage peopl ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Take a walk Saturday – an anti-polio walk

    Illinois hasn’t had a recorded case of polio since 1983, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Time to tear up trade deals, restore jobs

    Jobs are leaving the USA because we allow it. It really is that simple. No American is entitled to set up shop overseas: the ability to do so is a pri ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • NRA’s training program could reduce deaths

    The article in the SV Weekend newspaper was heartbreaking [“Accidental shootings kill a child every other day,” The Associated Press, Oct. 15].
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
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