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  • A new first lady for Illinois

    Illinois hasn't had a first lady for nearly 6 years, since Patti Blagojevich, wife of the impeached and convicted Rod Blagojevich, left the position.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Earth Angel season is here; please help

    It's that time of year again. Earth Angel season is here. It's our 11th year; can you believe it? Where has the time gone?
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Give back the basketball

    The young person who walked off with my grandson’s white, 8-inch Duke University basketball from the Reagan School playground should be ashamed.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Rauner, Quinn clashing right up to the end

    Election Night provided a perfectly strange end to what was, in some ways, a perfectly strange campaign for governor.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Billion-dollar idea could benefit Illinois; pursue it

    Of all 98 ideas for governmental reform in the book "Fixing Illinois," one stands out to us as a billion-dollar gem.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Kudos to pro bono lawyers

    Who needs lawyers? Well, at some time or other, nearly all of us do. While the jokes are often funny, the necessity of a lawyer at critical times in o ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Do more to stop sex criminals

    Sauk Valley Media recently and repeatedly reports more and more cases of sex crimes against children and women. Were the perpetrators repeat offenders ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Saluting two special veterans

    As commander in chief, President Abraham Lincoln appreciated common soldiers, both during their service and afterward.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • From our archives: 'Victory! The Union not busted yet'

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Voters have no clue how to solve nation’s problems

    WASHINGTON – After the world’s most expensive election – $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Community help leads to successful expo

    The disABILITIES Expo 2014 organizers would like to thank our sponsors and donors who supported the Oct. 18 event. Expo success hinges on support from ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • News media shouldn’t stoke public’s fears

    The Ebola virus took its first victim’s life on Oct. 8 at a Dallas hospital.After reading that sente ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Grand Prairie project benefits northern Illinois

    Trinity Meyer Utility Structures commends the Illinois Commerce Commission on its passage of the Grand Prairie Gateway Project, which will keep electr ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Make Emerald Hill friendlier to local golfers

    For the past 40-plus years, I’ve seen the evolution of Emerald Hill Golf Course from a family run, family fun course to the high-end, high-maintenance ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Help United Way agencies help others

    As we enjoy family and friends and count our many blessings during this Thanksgiving season, we hope you will join us in remembering those in our comm ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:07 pm
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