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  • Stuttering help available; seek it out this year

    For many people, ringing in the New Year brings hope and joyful anticipation. But for those who struggle with stuttering, the old fears of speaking an ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:19 pm
  • What We Think: What happens when voters pick the wrong man

    A major drawback of democracy happens when voters elect the wrong person. Such was the case in Ogle ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:25 pm
  • BYRON YORK: Six key questions about the Russia hacking report

    Julia Ioffe, a writer for The Atlantic who watches Russia carefully, tweeted this about the intelligence community's unclassified report on Russian ha ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 - Matt Davies

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    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Do you think President-elect Trump should keep tweeting after he becomes president?

    This week’s question: Do you think President-elect Trump should continue tweeting comments about daily events after he takes the oath of office Jan. 2 ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Meeting will be Jan. 23 on St. Jude Rides

    The 2017 St. Jude Rides are here, and we are starting to raise funds for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Last year, we had about 20 motorcy ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:54 pm
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Ag secretary: Saving the best for last?

    It is 8 days and counting before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.It is 8 days and c ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:53 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 – Robert Ariail

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    Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:53 pm
  • Difficult to get in touch with elected leaders

    I attempted to voice my concern with recent events regarding our president-elect’s “tweeting” to U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s office, my Republican repr ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Goodfellows giveaway set for Jan. 21

    Goodfellows of Lee County would like to thank all the people and organizations who made donations and volunteered their time to make this past Christm ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Wise: End the tax-and-spend policies of city

    We welcome 2017 as the year that holds hope and opportunity for the citizens of Sterling.In December ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 – Joe Heller & Jim Morin

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    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Stretch yourself; try something new in 2017

    SPRINGFIELD – Well, it’s that time of year when we make our resolutions for the upcoming year and march forward trying to keep those promises we have ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Calling all candidates; write us a letter

    In the run-up to the April 4 Consolidated Election, Sauk Valley Media will accept Reader’s Voice letters to the editor from candidates who wish to enc ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 – Nate Beeler & Dave Granlund

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    Jan. 9, 2017 - 9:11 pm
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