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  • College weathering budget crisis due to prudent choices

    The Illinois budget crisis has affected many throughout the state. Public institutions of higher education, like Sauk Valley Community College, are pa ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Call lawmakers; support autism program funding

    April is Autism Awareness Month and a perfect time to support state funding for The Autism Program of Illinois, which has been removed from state spen ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, April 18, 2016 - Granlund

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    April 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Hey, Donald: Wanna know what’s ‘unfair’?

    WASHINGTON – There’s something mesmerizing about a billionaire leading in the GOP presidential race ...
    April 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • From our archives: Time to act on downtown renewal

    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 ...
    April 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Pope's leadership underscores church's global influence

    “An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth” is a useful starting place for discussion of the influence of Pope Francis, who is proving to be a remark ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    April 15, 2016 - 6:50 pm
  • Seek God’s gift of truth

    Are you listening?Can’t you hear him calling us back to him? He calls out every morning.We see and u ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Cutting inmate population a laudable goal

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has a goal of reducing Illinois prison numbers by 25 percent in the coming few years. A blue-ribbon group he set up is at work to ma ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:50 pm
  • Smoke-free air law should stay in place

    Right now, a bill is being considered that would allow exemptions to Illinois’ smoke-free air law. The evidence hasn’t changed that secondhand smoke k ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Political parties leave public double-crossed

    The Democrats and the Republicans have double-crossed the registered voters all across the United States.
    April 15, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Mayor Burke showed great love for his city

    Jim Burke was my friend, and a good, honest, selfless man, with the best for Dixon always-on-his-creative-mind kind of friend.
    April 15, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Mayor Burke showed great love for his city

    Jim Burke was my friend, and a good, honest, selfless man, with the best for Dixon always-on-his-creative-mind kind of friend.
    April 15, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Editorial: One momentous decision made; more ahead

    Well into its ninth decade of service, Dixon High School is something very special. Its unique cast ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Many events salute Earth Day and Week

    Friday, April 22, marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. Twenty million Americans took part in activities on the first Earth Day.
    April 14, 2016 - 11:23 pm
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