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  • Boaty McBoatface: Great Britain's big, red boat blunder

    A month ago, Britain's National Environment Research Council invited the public to help name its new ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • New law allows limited immunity for underage alcohol emergencies

    I would like to take this opportunity to inform readers of Sauk Valley Media about a new law that takes effect on June 1 that amends the Liquor Contro ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 22, 2016 - Dave Granlund

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    April 21, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • Editorial: Everyone can take small steps for a better Earth

    Today marks the 46th Earth Day, a movement that was started in hopes of motivating people to action to save the planet. But even in 1970, its principl ...
    April 21, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Allegiance to Constitution will swing vote

    I am appalled and disgusted with the behaviors of Messrs. Trump and Cruz, both candidates for president. I’ve always voted, but this time am contempla ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Receive his gift for eternal life

    Last month we had Easter with the eggs and bunnies. This week we have Passover.Moses and God's peopl ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Nate Beeler

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    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Illinois manufacturing hampered by government

    When Marty Flaska moved his forklift-manufacturing business to Illinois 18 years ago, he didn’t think to look at the cost of operating in other states ...
    April 20, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Edtiorial: Nelson School now history, but memories remain

    The village of Nelson doesn’t look the same after the town’s 1922 school building, closed for nearly 3 years, was torn down Tuesday.
    April 20, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    April 18, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • College weathering budget crisis due to prudent choices

    The Illinois budget crisis has affected many throughout the state. Public institutions of higher education, like Sauk Valley Community College, are pa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Call lawmakers; support autism program funding

    April is Autism Awareness Month and a perfect time to support state funding for The Autism Program of Illinois, which has been removed from state spen ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, April 18, 2016 - Granlund

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    April 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Hey, Donald: Wanna know what’s ‘unfair’?

    WASHINGTON – There’s something mesmerizing about a billionaire leading in the GOP presidential race ...
    April 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • From our archives: Time to act on downtown renewal

    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 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
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