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  • Why governor’s mansion will still lack a governor

    SPRINGFIELD – Yet another Illinois governor says he won’t live in the Executive Mansion, at least for now.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • Editorial views on the news of 2014

    As 2014 draws to a close, we offer a sampling of the Sauk Valley Media Editorial Board's editorials that appeared on this page during the past year. H ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Editorial: Half empty or half full? 2010s at a watershed

    The decade of the 2010s will begin its second half with the dawning of the new year Thursday.Perhaps ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Letter writer gave president advice on Cuba

    I'm under no illusion that anyone but a Secret Service mail room clerk read the following letter dated Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. But who knows?
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Nursing home families should do their part

    I have been keeping up on all the news about the nursing homes in the area, and it makes me sad. My mother was in the Willowwood/Arrowwood facility ma ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Many positives for Sauk Valley nursing homes

    I would like to take this opportunity to respond to SVM reporter Matt Mencarini's extensive articles on the status of the local nursing homes. Wow. Yo ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Grateful for nursing home professionals

    “Your Mom is home. She is walking (with her walker) and is very happy to be back in familiar surroundings of Rolling Thunder Prairie.”
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Happy thoughts about what we hope will happen

    WASHINGTON – It’s hard at this pleasant, anticipatory time of year to dwell on grim news about our p ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • From our archives: Horse rescue remains 'big problem'

    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 ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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