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  • EDITORIAL: His passion made park district a winner

    Frank “Moe” Duis, Sterling’s first parks director who died Wednesday at 87, was described as having a passion for youth sports.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • Saturday hog roast to help teen program

    Teen Turf in Amboy is having an old-fashioned hog roast with all the fixings from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at 235 W. Main St., Amboy.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Embrace God's unconditional love and grace

    Come, come all you who are weary and heavy laden. Rest under his healing wings of unconditional love and grace.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Pleased that Reagan Trail Days was saved

    Kudos to Ron Keith and Brandi Langner for keeping Reagan Trail Days alive. When it was announced that the event had been canceled, Ron and Brandi deci ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Rauner might have found the right message

    Earlier this summer, someone said to me something along the lines of, “I support what Rauner is tryi ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

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    Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Editorial: Weekend 'chautauqua' event is worth attending

    Intriguing is a word that comes to mind when describing this weekend's fundraising event organized by the Franklin Grove Creek and Preservation Corp.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Diminishing the animal populations

    For a couple of days now, I’ve listened to Rush Limbaugh take up considerable time on his radio show lamenting that some folks are more upset over the ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:46 pm
  • Lucky to have sincere, local Forum group

    Members of a local group, the Rock River Open Forum, could be best described as activists. This is meant in a very positive way.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:43 pm
  • Losing streak for state fairs might be over

    SPRINGFIELD – Losers.State and county fairs count on them.They are the folks who hand their dollars ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Lucky to have sincere, local Forum group

    Members of a local group, the Rock River Open Forum, could be best described as activists. This is meant in a very positive way.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • In Illinois, flat is where it’s at

    “It is amazing how flat it is here,” a Kentucky woman remarked to an SVM reporter last week in a story about out-of-staters who might move to the Thom ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 - Heller

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    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Don’t like the mess? Go fish somewhere else

    Mr. Gasser [“Park geese cute but produce an unsightly mess,” The Reader’s Voice, Aug. 6], if you don’t like the goose and duck poop at Page Park, I ha ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • It was supposed to be different this time

    The most important function Congress serves is to debate and pass the federal budget.I know – it als ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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