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  • Editorial cartoons for Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Jim Morin

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    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Springfield Scoop: Trump – ‘The P.T. Barnum of American politics’

    SPRINGFIELD – When a veteran gave Donald Trump his Purple Heart earlier this month, David Cay Johnston cringed.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • What We Think: Compromise would be nice to allow dental clinic to expand

    The Whiteside County Health Department believes it has a lot of good reasons for wanting to expand its busy and popular dental clinic at 1308 W. Secon ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

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    Aug. 10, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Guest Editorial: Ideas unwelcome at some colleges

    The once-sacred concept of free speech on campus continues to be under attack.College administrators ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 8:33 pm
  • What We Think: As governor, Blago gave leniency the cold shoulder

    News coverage of Tuesday’s resentencing hearing of Rod Blagojevich certainly tugged at the emotions of those who both support and oppose leniency for ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • Candidate Donald Trump unfit for office

    Republicans, what have you done? Nominated a cacophonous, carnival barker con man wholly unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief. 
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

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    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Here’s a better way: Wealth redistribution through private sector

    Note to readers: Here’s a followup piece to Jim Nowlan’s “Understanding Illinois” column, published Saturday, titled “What to do for frustrated white ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • What we Think: It was a good summer for marijuana backers in state

    The Summer of 2016 has been a good summer for marijuana backers in Illinois.First, Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 – Nate Beeler & Jim Morin

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    Aug. 8, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Ann McFeatters: America’s own dictator is just an election away

    WASHINGTON – Imagine a political thriller in which the Republican candidate for president of the Uni ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • From our archives: Strength in many peoples; ‘let us use it’

    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 ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Club grateful for support of corn boil

    Rock Falls Rotary Club would like to express its sincere appreciation to all who contributed to the success of the 77th annual corn boil on July 19 at ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 1:15 am
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