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  • What We Think: Kudos to city’s retiring clerk

    Dixon residents owe a lot to their retiring city clerk. Kathe Swanson is the city official who, in ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:37 pm
  • Kudos, SVCC, for upgrades to 1970 building

    Sauk Valley Community College staff retirees met [recently] at the college for our bimonthly breakfast meeting. After we had eaten, we were given a to ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Man shouldn’t question use of parking stall

    This morning when my wife got out of our van [in a store parking lot] in Rock Falls, she was approached by a man who proceeded to let her know she was ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • The Clinton malady that is really worrisome

    America now knows Hillary Clinton has pneumonia only because a man named Zdenek Gazda happened to ha ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 - Dave Granlund 2

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    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:25 pm
  • What We Think: Law should help deserving felons get jobs

    Late last month, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill that, his office says, will “give former offenders a brighter future.”
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    Sept. 12, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • Who will come through for Illinois?

    Here's a scary number for you:In the past 16 years, Illinois has lost 35 percent of its manufacturin ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 7:38 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 - Nate Beeler

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    Sept. 12, 2016 - 7:37 pm
  • Martin Schram: Trump, Hillary give voters a sorry education

    In any normal election campaign, we would be delighted to see the news this past week that both of o ...
    Sept. 11, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Schlafly was always controversial, often successful

    Phyllis Schlafly was an anti-women’s rights activist with a law degree, two-time candidate for Congr ...
    Sept. 11, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 – Dave Granlund and Jim Morin

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    Sept. 11, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Support for Hospice event is appreciated

    What an amazing evening it was for Hospice of the Rock River Valley at the Second Tapas and Tinis Hospice House Fundraiser.
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for donations to education

    On behalf of the staff and students at Oregon Elementary School, I would like to thank the First Presbyterian Church, Freedom Lutheran, Oregon United ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:15 am
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