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  • Merger topic on tap at two annual town meetings

    Merging two area townships will be discussed as part of a series of township annual meetings slated for Tuesday evening across the Sauk Valley. What's ...
    April 6, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • School board becomes mired in too much data

    “Three years spent collecting data” on our “aging school” by the school board [“Dixon High: Data to decision,” Sauk Valley Media, March 17] has, for s ...
    April 6, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • There’s too much secrecy in government

    We have a secrecy problem. This may seem odd to say during an era in which the most intimate details of individuals’ lives are on display. Yet governm ...
    April 6, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Presidential race source of entertainment

    The 2016 Republican primary election has been a continuous source of entertainment for political junkies. The party has been in a steady state of free ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Recalling early aviator’s service to Dixon airport

    The editorial in the SV Weekend on March 26 [“Study will point way to airport’s future”] about past history and future prospects of the Dixon airport ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Special SVCC event hosts fire, police agencies

    On Wednesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sauk Valley Community College will host a Public Safety Fair in the East Mall of the college.
    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - Morin

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    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Excited about recreational trail expansion

    For years, my family has driven to Monroe, Wisconsin, to ride its ATV trail system. It is close enough to make a day trip out of it.
    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Ex-governor's trip paved way for Obama

    SPRINGFIELD – Cuba should become the 51st state.That revelation was shared with me last week by a ma ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - Heller

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    April 5, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • No sympathy for past mismanagement

    SVM’s March 17 editorial [“Crumbling infrastructure gets little voter sympathy”] lamented the rejection of tax hike referendums and implied the voters ...
    April 4, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • Here's another viewpoint about religion, trinity

    The good priest wrote in your paper [“Two viewpoints of religion,” March 12, page C6] that the God of Islam and the God of Christianity were not the s ...
    April 4, 2016 - 6:05 pm
  • Rousing Sanders address wows Wisconsin crowd

    Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont delivered a rousing campaign address at Carthage College in Kenosha on Wednesday, und ...
    April 4, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • From our archives: Believe eyewitnesses, not governor

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in SVM on ...
    April 3, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • Sorry, GOP, but no guns in Cleveland

    WASHINGTON – Reason has prevailed!Guns will not be permitted at the Republican National Convention i ...
    April 3, 2016 - 9:48 pm
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