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  • 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
  • Vote no; let’s continue the DHS legacy

    “Keeping up with the Joneses” is the adage that comes to mind when reflecting upon the debate concerning the plight of Dixon’s high school; e.g., Roch ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Higher ed institutions prepare youths for manufacturing jobs

    I would like to take this opportunity to commend our local higher education institutions for the work that they have done and continue to do to offer ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • New economic growth in Dixon is significant

    My letter is to inform readers that it’s not easy finding another rural Illinois community growing as fast as Dixon and to also give information showi ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Vote ‘yes’ to invest in our community

    On Nov. 8, I am asking this community to please vote YES for the 1 percent sales tax and the bond for the Dixon High School.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Electioneering little changed since Cicero’s day

    In 64 B.C., Quintus T. Cicero gave the following advice to his more famous brother, during Cicero’s successful campaign for consul of the Roman Republ ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 - Joe Heller

    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • SVM Editorial: Register by deadline; no worries Nov. 8

    Coverage of the Election Day voter registration federal court case going on in Illinois seems to beg the question, Why wait until Nov. 8?
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 - Dave Granlund

    Oct. 7, 2016 - 9:26 pm
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