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  • Editorial Elsewhere: Dems give gubernatorial hopefuls a look

    Illinois Democrats who gathered last week in Philadelphia appeared to be more focused on 2018 than 2016. Two familiar names were being tossed about as ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Consumers get sticker shock over Illinois Obamacare rates

    On Monday, Illinois citizens were jolted by a piercing pain in the wallet as federal officials unvei ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • What We Think: Absurd vehicle aids fight vs. mental illness

    An absurd car and a serious message.Put them together, and you’ve got Dixon native Patrick Taylor’s ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Editorials Elsewhere: Fly the sunny skies: Solar plane's epic flight

    The Solar Impulse 2 has landed. More than a year after beginning its 25,000-mile trek around the wor ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinois

    Nobody has less trust in their state government than Illinoisans.For years, Gallup polling has place ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Editorials Elsewhere: Too much thinking might be bad for voters

    Here's a thank-you going out to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan.ISIS, police shootings, Hillary ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Reader seeks pastor participation for local revival

    Oh, how my heart is grieved and heavy for a "true revival" in Sterling-Rock Falls. It's not about me – it's all about Jesus.
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • What We Think: Congressman awaits reason to back Trump

    U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, who represents the 16th Congressional District, has little to worry about regarding his own re-election come No ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Springfield Scoop: Dickering for a better price is a dying art

    SPRINGFIELD – Everything in life is negotiable – especially the prices.I was chatting with a college ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 – Nate Beeler and Dave Granlund

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    Aug. 1, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Ann McFeatters: No 'Bill' boost for Hillary; she's on her own now

    WASHINGTON – So, half the country may be “with her” but are we “with him”?Yes, now that the Democrat ...
    July 31, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • From our archives: ‘You might be breaking’ city laws in Dixon

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    July 31, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 – Dave Granlund

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    July 31, 2016 - 2:14 pm
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    Reader Poll

    The high school football season begins Aug. 26. Do you plan to attend any games?
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