Opinion

  • Young black men victimized

    Back in the days of slavery, they would hang young black men in trees, and no one cared. They’d just walk on by.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Charge gun owner, too

    How is it that the owner of a gun used by a child in the accidental shooting of his friend, is not being charged with reckless endangerment of a child ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kudos for fine Venetian Night

    Congratulations to Giana Bonneur of Dixon Main Street on a job well done for coordinating Venetian Night, which was a fun family outing on the Dixon R ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Kudos to Rock River sweepers

    One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so the saying goes.On the banks of the Rock River, one ma ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Nazis invade Poland; allies mobilize

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Time to quell Export-Import Bank brouhaha

    WASHINGTON – The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elect ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Presentation Monday on labor principles

    The Labor Day holiday raises questions about the current status of relations between employees as collective bargaining groups and their employers.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pleased with new city street

    Thank you, Mr. Jeff Kuhn, for the nice new street we have (Mary Avenue). It is wonderful. Feels like we are driving on a superhighway.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fumigation must be an ongoing process

    More than 5 years ago, when Illinois was embroiled in the Gov. Rod Blagojevich impeachment process, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn boiled his solution to the corr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fix roadways right the first time, please

    My road, Canal Street, is one of the many roads that were refinished with gravel. We (I and a few neighbors) thought the road was going to be built up ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Behind The Reader’s Voice: Frederick G. Turk

    Note to readers: This is the first in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Give ambulance a ‘yes’ vote; fix other problems

    Recently while in Oregon, I needed emergency medical care and an ambulance ride to the hospital. I am thankful the new ambulance service was at the fi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Backs Bustos for Congress

    I grew up in a single-mother household and depended on food stamps to get fed. Through generous government aid, I became the first person in my family ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. water infrastructure issues must be addressed

    Water issues have been a frequent topic in the news lately, from large main breaks such as the one that affected UCLA’s historic Pauley Pavilion, to t ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • How to fix the NFL’s problem with ‘Redskins’

    Official Washington, most notably Congress, is still away on its extended pre-Labor Day vacation, a ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
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