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  • At Commerce Towers, staff is caring, positive

    I want to express my sincere appreciation for the thoughtful, caring valet staff at Commerce Towers. Jim, Rich, Jock, Bob, John, and Mark were so welc ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Senior prom at Post House was enjoyable

    We had such a wonderful time at the spring prom sponsored by the Lee County Council on Aging on April 11. Food donated by Liberty Court was good and p ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Comments on ‘double shift,’ Social Security

    Your article regarding our esteemed rep in Washington needs an additional sidebar. I question your April 9 headline of the article, “Bustos works doub ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Regional high school concept a bold vision worth exploring

    As an economic development professional, I know that for rural communities to grow, they must leverage every asset they have to attract new businesses ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Heller

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    April 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Don’t use Link cards to pay for convenience

    Stop the use of Link cards at convenience stores. We all know that convenience costs more. We, the taxpayers, pay for the Link cards, and now we pay f ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Our opinion: Sun shines upon Dixon, 3 years later

    April 17, 2012, was a dark day for Dixon. The city’s comptroller, Rita Crundwell, was arrested on on ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Tuition discount helpful to state's competitiveness

    There’s a common refrain at the Capitol this session: We need to make Illinois more competitive.Yet ...
    April 16, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 17, 2015

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    April 16, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Our Opinion: Election stirs up problems

    Elections are supposed to solve problems, aren't they? Voters gather on Election Day to pass judgmen ...
    April 16, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • 'My letters are sincere, come from the heart'

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • God's truth challenged in next election

    To whoever can handle it, it's Jehovah versus Allah. It will play in the next presidential election.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • State does not need to ‘Buy North American’

    The economy and state’s fiscal health is taking center stage as the spring legislative session heads toward conclusion in May. Lawmakers will debate t ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, April 16, 2015

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    April 15, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Proposed utilities board makes sense

    Last week, Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott floated an idea that has merit and should receive serious consideration by aldermen.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:03 pm
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