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  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

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    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

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    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Governor charts a new course for Illinois

    Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first State of the State address was a refreshingly different take on the real situation in the Land of Lincoln.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • New road safety efforts ahead

    Earlier this year, I took the oath of office for my fifth and last time. I am writing to thank your readers for giving me the honor and privilege to s ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • An answer to a prayer

    When my only son was 14, he was in intensive care in an unconscious state from bacterial spinal meningitis. That illness can kill.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Long-serving politicians no good for public

    Recently there was an article in the Gazette regarding the forced, at virtual gun-point, hookup to city water by well users in Rock Falls [“Cost incre ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

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    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Vaccination far better than the alternative

    Unwelcome news came across the Associated Press wire Thursday afternoon; a cluster of measles cases is being investigated by public health officials i ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Help your local fire department; adopt a hydrant

    With the recent heavy snow and snow removal from the roads, the Harmon Fire Department asks Harmon residents and all Lee County residents to "adopt a ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Trophies for the people, not thief

    Although I’m not a Dixon resident, I have been in town almost every weekend for the past 7 years and feel like a Dixonite. I felt the same pain and em ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

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    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Gasp! 'Right to work' spoken by Gov. Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – Well, the apocalypse is upon us.At least, that’s what you’d think if you listen to som ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • A day to rediscover Reagan

    Ronald Reagan, the Sauk Valley's most famous favorite son, spent his last day as president 26 years ago.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Give fair pay to state workers

    Gov. Rauner is to be applauded for his ideas so far in getting the budget under control.Alarming, th ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

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    Feb. 3, 2015 - 9:04 pm
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