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  • Trump doesn’t deserve trust

    As I ride or drive around the surrounding towns, cities and states, I see some Trump signs.I cannot ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 – Joe Heller

    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • SVM Editorial: It's a message worth repeating: Smoke alarms save lives

    If a message isn’t getting through, what do you do?You repeat it until it does.That’s apparently the ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Nation on a steady decline

    “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear fro ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • Sterling Legion plans dinner for vets, families

    Dedicated Sterling American Legion volunteers have come together to pursue the dream of hosting an event titled “Operation Let Us Give Thanks” to prov ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • Vote your conscience

    Remember, voters, this big election is a secret ballot, not like the primary election we just had awhile ago.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Jim Morin

    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • SVM Editorial: In support of a United Way's collective force for good

    It’s fall – a time for football, falling leaves, farmers doing fieldwork, fewer hours of sunlight, and fundraising!
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • CPA brilliant, not candidate

    What can be considered smart, or better yet, brilliant as some claim, when a candidate for president, trying his best to shun paying taxes on failed b ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Perceptions on Whiteside Democrats

    As a recently appointed precinct committeeman of the Whiteside County Democrats, I want to commend my fellow members for being such a vastly diverse g ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Riding the rails to Lee and Ogle economic growth

    They’ve been workin’ on the City of Rochelle Railroad, and that’s good news for Lee County.Sauk Vall ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • ANN MCFEATTERS: Floridians in a quandary

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – They say there are shuffleboard courts and other signs of old-fashioned leis ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • AUSTIN BERG: The vested interests of those who vote for Madigan

    Has there ever been a state politician as powerful as Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan?It’s debat ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • St. Jude Riders are thankful for help, donations

    The Sterling/Rock Falls St. Jude Riders would like to thank members of our amazing community for their donations and help in having a very successful ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:15 am
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