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  • Columnist good addition to paper

    Yes, I think John Kass’ column would make a good addition to the [SVM] paper. He’s not afraid to “tell it like it is.” We need more of that.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Seeks advice from columnist about Clinton

    In regard to Mr. Kass’ column of July 14 [“Risking state secrets, Clinton disqualifies herself to lead U.S.”] in our Daily Gazette here in Sterling, I ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Fine example of one American helping another

    It was the afternoon of July 9 on Butterfield and Finley Road in Downers Grove. We sat in a horrible traffic jam where cars were driving over the medi ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – Joe Heller

    July 19, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – Joe Heller & Dave Granlund

    July 18, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, July 18, 2016 – Joe Heller

    July 17, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • From our archives: Making a stink about, well, a stink

    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 ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Can Trump woo women? Gender gap is still wide

    WASHINGTON – Did you hear? Hillary Clinton created the Islamic State, the vicious terrorist network ...
    July 17, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • PTSD is topic of Open Forum event Thursday

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday to the Soldiers Lounge that is found inside Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third S ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Give justice to victims who are shot by police

    It’s happening again. More African-American men shot and killed while under police custody. I am a white woman, and I see the injustice that is done t ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • A realistic proposal to fund state pensions fully

    A thoughtful friend of mine has an idea that would fully fund Illinois pension obligations – and save more than $2 billion a year in annual state spen ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Lucky enough for a second chance at love

    If you were fortunate enough to fall in love once, you will know what a truly magical experience it was. Not all of us are so lucky.
    July 15, 2016 - 6:48 pm
  • Political bar fight resembles old Western

    Call the town marshall. This political bar fight is getting out of control.Yes, politics in general ...
    July 15, 2016 - 6:48 pm
  • Impressed with sports teams and coaches

    Congratulations are certainly in order for Coach Becki Edmonson and her 2016 Sterling softball team. To win 34 games in one season is outstanding in a ...
    July 15, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Editorial: Take rest of July off, then back to work

    Illinois’ terrible financial crisis shows no signs of abating. If anything, the state’s financial o ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:02 pm
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