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  • Editorial: Remembering a tragic loss

    Until the morning of Jan. 28, 1986, America had never lost an astronaut during a space flight. On t ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:53 pm
  • Why is medical information so hard to get?

    Hospital management – grrrr. Insurance – grrrr.Hospital won't give an estimate on a procedure cost u ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Make Lawrence park friendly to families again

    I remember when in Boy Scouts we went tent camping on an island not far from here. It had snakes and everything else that comes with an island.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • How Rauner-AFSCME war could play out

    Gov. Bruce Rauner’s request that the state’s labor relations board declare an impasse between his ad ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Editorial: Legion needs reinforcements

    The centennial of World War I (1914-18) reminds us of a terrible conflict that otherwise had been fading fast in the national memory.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Give Rauner a D- after one year in office

    I've followed this newspaper's coverage of Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Illinois" tour and find the governor still lacks true transparency in his statem ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Editorial: Make results worth the wait

    Time is the stuff life is made of, so the saying goes. When government wastes the people's money, t ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 24, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Environmental protections still greatly needed

    WASHINGTON – Imagine a governor of a large state deciding to cut costs and appointing a staff of bur ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • From our archives: 'Keep the dollars moving this week'

    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 ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Intersection turn lanes are very hazardous

    A couple of years ago, I was sitting at a stop sign waiting for traffic so I could make my turn. I know I’m not the best driver, but while I was just ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Looking for information on old cemeteries

    I am researching abandoned and neglected cemeteries in Lee and Whiteside counties.If you have any kn ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Backs more conditions for medical pot

    Americans for Safe Access-Illinois (ASA-Illinois) strongly support the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board’s decision to approve eight debilitating condit ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:09 pm
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