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  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 - Heller

    Feb. 20, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • Worthwhile wisdom from America’s ‘dad’

    On Dec. 14, 1799, the final day of his life, 67-year-old George Washington, weakened by an infection after a horseback ride in a snowstorm, along with ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • Convention of states will be speaker's topic

    As we turn to read or listen to the media daily, there is one thing we hear – the federal government is out of control. Our voices are trampled by bur ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Thanks for coat funds; vouchers still available

    A huge thank you to many individuals and businesses for your monetary donations for Sterling Kiwanis Foundation’s “Coats for Kids.”
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Impressed by fundraiser for Ashton’s 150th

    Dear Ashton supporters:Congratulations to all those who planned and carried out the delightful fundr ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Editorial: Florissa will enhance lives; bank on that

    Florissa, the newest addition to downtown Dixon, will be in the former home of U.S. Bank. We find the location quite appropriate.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Thief shouldn't be allowed to keep trophies

    Talk about corruption and filth in Washington, D.C., Dixon and the Crundwell affair is a disgrace to humanity – $54 million she swindled from the city ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Unconditional love and grace a stronghold

    Come, come all you who are weary and heavy laden. Rest under his healing wings of unconditional love and grace.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Compulsory dues, free speech crux of federal lawsuit

    SPRINGFIELD – Should people be compelled to support a political cause they don’t believe in?That’s t ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Abe’s visit keeps on giving

    History tells us that Abraham Lincoln visited Sterling once in his life.He journeyed to the up-and-c ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Time to close Open Meetings Act loophole

    David McSweeney hasn’t forgotten.McSweeney, the Republican state representative from Barrington Hill ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Don’t leave map drawing to those who will benefit

    The turmoil has partially subsided over a Chicago Little League team whose national title was taken away by Little League International.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Lee, Ortiz to address Forum event Thursday

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public to a general meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling Public Library.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • From our archives: Is FDR running for third term, or not?

    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 ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 9:30 pm
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