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  • Security work invasive, not very effective

    WASHINGTON – You will be relieved to learn that conscientious female Transportation Security Adminis ...
    June 7, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, June 8, 2015

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    June 7, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Thankful for support of rural firefighters

    On May 2, Dixon Rural Firefighters' Association held its first pancake, sausage and egg breakfast. Wow. The people of Dixon and surrounding communitie ...
    June 6, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for support of veterans' retreat

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank our local businesses, direct sales consultants, and individuals throughout Ogle and Lee counties for y ...
    June 6, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Trinity pantry thanks all who donated food

    Trinity Food Pantry wants to thank everyone who helped with the letter carrier food drive on May 8. Your generous donations of food came at a time of ...
    June 6, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for success of veterans event

    The “Veterans Expo”committee would like to say thank you to all exhibitors who came out, all donors to the event, all radio stations, all news media, ...
    June 6, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Veto bill that would legalize bobcat hunting

    It was an embarrassing day for rational and enlightened debate when, on the final day of the legislative session, Illinois lawmakers passed a bill to ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Apologizes for inaccuracies in recent letter

    I would like to apologize to the Dixon community and Dixon Main Street for my inaccuracy in my most recent letter to the editor (“Government needs gre ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Thank you for successful bucket brigade

    On May 23, PADS Homeless Shelter held a bucket brigade in Sterling.I want to give a big shout-out to ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Critical public health issue needs attention

    In direct contrast with the low-key profile of the “silent killer” known as Hepatitis C, legislation requiring primary care physicians to offer a one- ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Activities are plentiful and free of charge

    The Rock River Center has many worthwhile, free programs. It’s a shame not to attend and keep up to date and sharp on such matters.
    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Maintain funds for dialysis treatments

    As a licensed registered nurse for DaVita HealthCare Partners in Dixon, I believe taxpayers need to know that lives are at stake as lawmakers consider ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Granlund

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    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Heller

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    June 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • EDITORIAL: Tackle the state budget first, not last

    For years, the Illinois General Assembly has put off approving a state budget until the very end of its spring session.
    June 5, 2015 - 5:58 pm
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