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  • Trump resorts to tired tricks to bash Clinton

    WASHINGTON – Oh, puhleeze, no!The Trumpster is going to run a totally chauvinistic campaign against ...
    May 1, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • From our archives: Germans will pay a price for Nazi attacks

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    May 1, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, May 2, 2016 – Jim Morin

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    May 1, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Are Illinoisans leaving state in droves? Yes

    More than a couple of my acquaintances have told me in recent months they plan to leave our state as soon as they can. And now a Chicago Tribune story ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:07 pm
  • Lawmakers complicit in burgeoning school district debt

    The Chicago Tribune recently analyzed the debt load of Illinois’ schools and found they collectively have $20 billion in bonds, or $10,000 in debt for ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:05 pm
  • Smoke-free air law should be kept in place

    I, for one, do not see the logic in weakening any law [smoke-free air law] that is drafted and passed to protect people. Those who choose to smoke do ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Senators act like a bunch of children

    Why is it that our senators can't get things settled? They act like a bunch of children. If their kids would act like that, they'd be right on them.
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Board should have kept DHS in better shape

    I think it’s shameful to let a significant property like our high school deteriorate. Why hasn’t this historical building been better maintained over ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Privileged to be part of Honor Flight

    I want to thank Sauk Valley Media for its outstanding coverage of the 35th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities on April 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Nate Beeler

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    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Jerry Holbert

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    April 29, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • Editorial: Recalling impact of a 49-year employee

    Sunday will mark the 165th birthday of the Telegraph, and by extension, Shaw Media, the company that grew out of the newspaper first published in Dixo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:08 pm
  • Pesticide drift – ’tis the season

    Many of you who will read this will know me from the many years I worked for the University of Illinois Extension in Lee and Whiteside counties and fo ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 29, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    April 28, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Higher education's empty purse: Taking advantage of the desperate

    The nearly unanimous passage of a $600 million higher education "stopgap" last Friday is being lauded as an example of bipartisanship and compromise. ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:57 pm
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