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  • Kudos for new entrance into city of Dixon

    Did I get a pleasant surprise Thursday when I drove back into Dixon on my way home from working the night shift in Rockford.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Newspaper missed the boat Saturday night

    Once again, our “community newspaper” missed the boat. This time the boat was a reception held at Kunes Country Ford Saturday night for Chief of the B ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Sacco-Miller’s service huge for Lee County

    I read the article recently in the Sauk Valley Media about Anna’s [Anna Sacco-Miller’s] arrest.Let’s ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 - Heller

    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Again, no raise in benefits for senior citizens

    This is a message for all my fellow senior citizens who worked hard and paid into Social Security. Once again, Obama has decided we don’t deserve anot ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Teamwork, collaboration bring new hope in heroin crisis

    Over the past 5 years, the Dixon Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Department have seen a rise in heroin use in Lee County. Officers and depu ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 - Holbert

    Nov. 15, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • From our archives: No such thing as free lunch, or energy

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in Sauk V ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Candidates’ claims only tenuously linked to reality

    WASHINGTON – Whew! We can now get on with our real lives, having been given a brief hiatus from the ...
    Nov. 15, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Thank you for success of LIFE event

    The fifth annual Power of the Purse was held Sept. 24 at Deer Valley Golf Club with more than 200 guests in attendance to support the Literacy Is Fun( ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Friends of the Library’s efforts are appreciated

    The Princeton Public Library wants to thank our Friends of the Library. The Friends have been funding special projects for more than 20 years, and sup ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Lions clubs thank public for donations

    On the behalf of the visually and hearing impaired, the Lions clubs of Dixon wish to thank the citizens of Dixon and the surrounding area for their ge ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Amid impasse, where is the state’s money?

    What confuses and worries me about our budget dilemma in Illinois is this: where is the money? I mean physically, where is it being kept?
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Earth Angel season is underway

    It’s that time of year again. Earth Angel season is officially here. We have been busy with preparations for our 12th season.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Students need the services of social workers

    As parents and students get excited about school, let us think beyond our students’ basic educational needs. Children’s success hinges not only on the ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:00 pm
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