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  • What do they do now? Lead Dixon to a brighter tomorrow

    Fictional movie character Bill McKay, played by Robert Redford in 1972’s “The Candidate,” faced a moment of truth at the film’s climactic Election Nig ...
    April 8, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • The rule book that really counts

    As a sports writer [in reference to Tribune News Service columnist David Haugh's column, "This Hoosier embarrassed by state," April 2], I am sure rule ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Illinoisans need to cut down on binge drinking

    As we mark Alcohol Awareness Month in April, Illinoisans face some sobering news. According to United Health Foundation’s 2014 America’s Health Rankin ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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    April 7, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • A monument to a monumental struggle

    In Sterling's Central Park, not far from the post office, stands a strikingly handsome memorial to the area's Civil War dead.
    April 8, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Dishonest budget, dire consequences

    Last time we checked, there were 12 months in a fiscal year, not 9.That state government now has to ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Region may lose a senator

    After today’s election, voters might think their slate of elected leaders is set for a while.On the ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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    April 6, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Congress, president need to consult more

    Congress has developed a fondness for open letters when it comes to Iran. First came the warning shot signed by 47 Republican senators that touched of ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, April 6, 2015 - Heller

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    April 5, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • If Hillary runs, watch out for ‘coded sexism’

    I would like to discuss Hillary Clinton’s impending announcement that she is running for president, ...
    April 5, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Many KSB 'people' train at Sauk

    “At KSB Hospital, It’s the People!”That’s more than a tag line, but rather a way of doing business h ...
    April 5, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Thankful for successful Relay event

    Many thanks are extended to those who volunteered their time, talents, and treasures to make the kickoff for the Relay for Life of Whiteside County su ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for successful Farmers’ Night

    The Rock Falls Rotary Club would like to thank the many people who made the 67th annual Farmers’ Night on March 16 a success. 
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Arellano for Dixon mayor

    As April 7 is soon approaching, I hope everyone keeps Dixon’s best interest in mind.Hearing Mr. Arel ...
    April 4, 2015 - 1:15 am
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