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  • Only one way to reach God

    According to World magazine (April 16), "The Story of God," National Geographic Channel's latest TV series exploring faith, never delves deeply into a ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Matt Davies

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    April 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • In Illinois, it’s all about ‘king of the hill’

    When I was a kid, we played a game called “king of the hill.” One boy at the top of a heap of some sort would fend off others who tried to pull him do ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Jerry Holbert

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    April 22, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Here we go again; higher taxes in Dixon

    The Dixon City Council has decided to increase the water and sewage rates by 6 percent for 3 years, and then 2.5 percent for another 3 years to keep u ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Payout blunder: Only in dysfunctional Illinois

    What’s the matter with Illinois?Illinoisans are shaking their heads about this week’s announcement b ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 22, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • Boaty McBoatface: Great Britain's big, red boat blunder

    A month ago, Britain's National Environment Research Council invited the public to help name its new ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • New law allows limited immunity for underage alcohol emergencies

    I would like to take this opportunity to inform readers of Sauk Valley Media about a new law that takes effect on June 1 that amends the Liquor Contro ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 22, 2016 - Dave Granlund

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    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • Editorial: Everyone can take small steps for a better Earth

    Today marks the 46th Earth Day, a movement that was started in hopes of motivating people to action to save the planet. But even in 1970, its principl ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Allegiance to Constitution will swing vote

    I am appalled and disgusted with the behaviors of Messrs. Trump and Cruz, both candidates for president. I’ve always voted, but this time am contempla ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Receive his gift for eternal life

    Last month we had Easter with the eggs and bunnies. This week we have Passover.Moses and God's peopl ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Nate Beeler

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    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Illinois manufacturing hampered by government

    When Marty Flaska moved his forklift-manufacturing business to Illinois 18 years ago, he didn’t think to look at the cost of operating in other states ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
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