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  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, June 4, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    June 3, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • D-Day anniversary recalls what a fine leader Ike was

    From ancient times, amphibious military invasions are rightly regarded as especially challenging. Early summer includes the 72nd anniversary of the gr ...
    June 3, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Editorial: Full-time lawmaker, part-time effort

    When he was first elected in 2012 to represent the 71st District in the Illinois House of Representatives, Mike Smiddy made a point of promising that ...
    June 3, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Glad that local library still has plenty of books

    Yesterday, I dreamed there were no books in the library.When I was in high school in Rockford, I wor ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Still seeking 1644th Desert Storm veterans

    Members of the 1644th Transportation Company who were mobilized in 1990 and subsequently deployed to Southwest Asia in 1991 are on track to hold a 25- ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Editorial: Enriching memories, lives is admirable work

    In the wake of Memorial Day, we stand in awe of the many community-minded people whose efforts help to enrich the somber holiday.
    June 2, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Politicians won't act, so citizens must

    In Illinois' nearly 200-year history, the recent days at the Capitol may ultimately rank among the s ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:46 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, June 2, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    June 1, 2016 - 10:44 pm
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