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  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 - Granlund

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    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Scientific literacy will be topic of Forum meeting

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public to a general meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling Public Library.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 17, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Obama builds a legacy; so has first lady

    WASHINGTON – The other day, as President Obama and aides were working to make the 58-minute, 44-seco ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:07 pm
  • From our archives: 'Smash Kelly-Nash' is Green's motto

    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 ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Appreciate those who protect you

    I was in Chicago Jan. 11, and as I was walking, two police officers passed by. I stopped and told them that they were doing a good job and that I appr ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Controversial topics and God

    Would it be fair to say everyone knows of Christ Jesus? I’m talking intellectual knowledge.So when y ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Park district, city government are co-equals

    It's a stare decisis (settled law) matter. In the 1930s, the Illinois attorney general, referring to Dixon, ruled the city couldn't tax its residents ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Workers' comp at center of budget impasse

    Whenever talk comes up of compromises necessary to end the lamentable Illinois budget impasse, business-friendly changes in workers’ compensation law ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • New technology will help Sinnissippi serve region

    For many years, Sinnissippi Centers and our partner agencies in our region and across the state have suffered as funding from the state of Illinois ha ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Unnecessary spending not good for Dixon

    Mayor Arellano and Dixon City Council: I thought we got rid of Rita and her misuse of city funds, but I see you folks are picking up the challenge to ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 - Granlund

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    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Editorial: Heroin treatment expansion offers hope

    Death seizes the attention of the living like nothing else. About a year ago, three Lee County deat ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Time to reward state workers with merit pay

    SPRINGFIELD – Some days I’m flummoxed by how the most common-sense proposals in Springfield are blocked by entrenched special interests.
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Cannabis safe alternative to prescribed drugs

    I have been a practicing physician in the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years with a specialty in pain medicine. A recent report from the Centers ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
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