• Engraved paver program now taking orders

    The Dixon Heritage Crossing Riverfront, between the Peoria and Galena avenue Rock River bridges in Dixon, is ready for a very busy spring, summer and ...
    April 8, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Who wants to be a millionaire in greedy Illinois?

    Who wants to be a millionaire in Illinois?Plenty of people, judging from how the number of Lottery p ...
    April 8, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Gun sign may compromise customer safety

    I wish to start by complimenting Jim Barnes of Oregon on his letter last week in regard to “risks” created by business locations that display the “no ...
    April 6, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Leaders have failed us, with deadly results

    WASHINGTON – I have just had an unpleasant encounter with the Department of Motor Vehicles (is there ...
    April 6, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • From our archives: Big plans and their impact on Sterling

    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 ...
    April 6, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Be a CASA volunteer and help kids

    What is a volunteer? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines volunteer as a person who does work without getting paid to do it. Volunteer is a noun, bu ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Grateful for successful pie auction

    Thanks to everyone for making the 15th annual WSDR Celebrity Pie Auction for Relay For Life of Whiteside County another great success.
    April 3, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Religion not an enemy of freedom

    Steve Lopez continues to exhibit his terribly bad reasoning [“Opposition wrong about abortion issue,” The Reader’s Voice, March 19]. He ignores facts ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Columnist seems to bash Democrats

    I could not let Scott Reeder’s recent column on March 26 titled “Speaker wrong to offer tax money for Obama library” go by without comment. (Usually I ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Week honors kids, those who support them

    Young children in the Sauk Valley area deserve the best that we can give them. Open Sesame Children’ ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Vision includes growth for Rock Falls, Sterling

    I, a citizen of Sterling, write to share a vision of mine. What if Rock Falls, Sterling’s sister city, were to have its own medical center, a world-cl ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • ‘Nice-smile’ people just might be right

    The people that I admire the most in this world are:First, medical professionals, because they have ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Grateful for quick fix of flat tire

    On March 28, I had coffee with a friend at McDonald’s and then went to County Market.When I left, a ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Sheriff race showed voters’ disapproval

    This is to advise a recent writer from Polo that the sheriff of Ogle County was voted out of office by an almost two-to-one margin, due to there havin ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • Cozy up to your township on Tuesday

    Township government supporters like to say that townships are the one unit of government that is closest to the people.
    April 4, 2014 - 4:28 pm

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