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  • Thanks to all at senior center for fine holiday

    This past holiday season, the Rock River Center started with the annual holiday gift bazaar Dec. 6.E ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • No one willing to help a country that won’t help itself

    The world’s muted reaction to the violence in Nigeria by Boko Haram, an Islamist militia, stands in ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Public should trust the police, not fear them

    Like Ms. Eichelberger [“No one should fear approach of a policeman,” The Reader’s Voice, Jan. 10], I was raised to trust the police.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Police officers deserve our praise, support

    I’m writing to respond to Ms. Eichelberger’s letter [“Equality for all needed in our justice system,” The Reader’s Voice, Jan. 3]. She insinuates poli ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Note to Dixon: Time to rethink city’s priorities

    How far would $250,000 (boat docks) or $200,000 (statue) or the many dollars for your beautiful streetscape projects go toward extra teachers’ aides o ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Dangers faced by police worse than in the past

    Ms. Eichelberger [referencing her Reader’s Voice letters, Jan. 3 and 10], I would like to suggest that you go to “Stand with Arizona” on Facebook, and ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
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    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
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    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Part of the problem; part of the solution?

    The Illinois House chose its leader for 2015-17 this week. As it has done for all but 2 years since 1983, the membership, dominated by Democrats, elec ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Local support helps pantry to feed thousands

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to express our gratitude to the generous residents of Dixon who donated cash and groceries to the food p ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Taxpayers can’t afford another ‘free’ program

    President Barack Obama recently an-­nounced his proposal to make 2 years of community college “free” for all “responsible students.” According to vari ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:11 pm
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    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Muslims should rise up, reclaim faith from fanatics

    Today, we must try to look beyond the horrific reality the world witnessed a week ago when Islamic t ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • U.S. oil reserve: Fill 'er up

    Low prices at area gasoline stations have Sauk Valley residents smiling every time they stop by to fill 'er up.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Group to offer free clothing, household items

    Goodfellows of Lee County is a nonprofit organization run by volunteers and supported by the community. Thank you to all the people, organizations and ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:15 pm
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