30°FFairFull Forecast


  • Vote Considine for city council

    Citizens of Dixon will soon hit the polls to elect new members of their next city council.The folks ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Vote Considine for city council

    I’m responding to Jim Dixon’s letter to the editor [“City’s fresh start should include reduced salaries,” Feb. 25]. Mr. Dixon, we have a lot more issu ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Hopes to help guide Ashton's plans for future

    On April 7, I am seeking your vote for trustee for the village of Ashton. This is a pivotal moment for Ashton, as we have seen what our future holds i ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Vote Kuhn for Dixon mayor

    We would like your readers to join us in our support of Jeff Kuhn for mayor of Dixon.We’ve known Jef ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Bravo to Dukes on fine seasons

    Congratulations to the 2014-15 Dixon Dukes football and basketball teams on great seasons.It has bee ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • World passing U.S. by in FOI law strength

    Sunshine Week has helped foster government transparency in the United States during the past 10 years, but while we have focused inward at state and f ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Hopes Gibler does not win council seat

    In any election, the record of the candidate reveals the most about whether the candidate is qualified for the office.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Government continues to block Freedom of Information requests

    It’s getting harder and more expensive to use public records to hold government officials accountable. Authorities are undermining the laws that are s ...
    March 16, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • A patron saint for openness in government

    It's Sunshine Week across the land, a time when advocates of openness in government point out how important such transparency is to the proper functio ...
    March 16, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, March 17, 2015

    March 16, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Before Hillary runs, she should think it through

    WASHINGTON – Gird your loins, my fellow Americans. We now know what another Hillary run will be like ...
    March 15, 2015 - 8:06 pm
  • From our archives: Equality for all, LBJ implores Congress

    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 ...
    March 15, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Gratitude to all for support of dress sale

    We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all those who helped to make our seventh annual “Second Look” homecoming and prom dress sale the s ...
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for support of Care Pantry

    The Bear Necessities Personal Care Pantry at Rock Falls United Methodist Church would like to thank our community for its generous support of this min ...
    March 14, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    What level of basketball game to you prefer to watch?
    High school
    Grade school