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  • Get involved in township; attend meetings

    Per usual, Ms. von Bergen Wessels is on point with her letter in SV Weekend on Aug. 2. Thank you for all you’ve done and tried to do. The time and ene ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Forum group to host Smiddy on Thursday

    State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, will be the guest of the Rock River Open Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rock Falls Public Library. The public is ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Fixing Illinois’ worth reading, talking about

    The Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board has made several references to the book “Fixing Illinois: Politics and Policy in the Prairie State” in recent we ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: ‘Take no sides’ in European war

    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 ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Those who like Ike still waiting for his memorial

    WASHINGTON – For the millions eagerly waiting to visit the long-planned Eisenhower memorial on a 4-a ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Strong support helps Kreider events succeed

    July 18 was an amazing day for Kreider Services in Dixon. We hosted our inaugural golf open, with 144 golfers teeing off at Lost Nation. That evening, ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for support of corn boil

    The Rock Falls Rotary Club would like to express its sincere appreciation to all who contributed to the success of the 75th annual corn boil, which wa ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Alarmed by one officer’s response to domestic call

    I’d like to thank Lee County deputies Jeff Dallas, Todd Atwell, and Jason Heller for their help in a domestic call in Franklin Grove recently. Sadly, ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Lack of helmet should not be mentioned

    Well, I see the Gazette and its writers are at it again. I read with sadness about the young girl who was killed in an ATV accident.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • City’s integrity is possibly a little tarnished

    The theater debacle (hurriedly implemented over a single weekend) seemed, from its devious beginning, simply a ploy (by the city of Sterling) to diver ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Glad that road bumps are fixed

    Thank you. Thank you. I want to thank the highway department that fixed the road bumps west of Ashton.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • House’s stance ‘schizophrenic’ on lawsuit, border kids

    On occasion in this space, we have invoked the word “schizophrenic” – defined in the dictionary as “a state characterized by the coexistence of contra ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Authors’ ideas may help ex-senator at RTA

    State Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican from Hinsdale, stepped down from the Senate the other day.We n ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Gun violence: Be a part of the solution

    Several Danville neighborhoods – along with those in Champaign, Urbana, Chicago and other cities – know the sound of gunfire all too well. Just last w ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Critical of city street repairs and closures

    I would like to comment on all the road work that is being done in Dixon. I, and I am sure along with the residents of Dixon, are glad that road work ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am

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