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  • Conservatism earns criticism

    As far as I know, pot has not yet been legalized in Illinois. You would never know it by the elected officials that have been elected by the Republica ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Grown children need prayers

    There was a woman who was married to an abusive man. Life with him was like walking on egg shells. She never knew if he’d talk to her or beat her up w ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Silicon Valley waiting to hear candidates debate tech issues

    The tech industry is largely responsible for pulling the nation out of its economic spiral. It is vi ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 - Granlund

    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Analysis points to Obamacare's benefits

    Ever since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, opponents have warned that it would be a job killer.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Oppose new stealth taxes at every level

    It's interesting the Sterling City Council is considering a tax on utilities because it spent too much money on some employees to afford pay increases ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Editorial: Resolve to be a voter in 2016

    Today is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, but voters in Illinois won't be tramping to the polls.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 - Heller

    Nov. 2, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • WHO isn’t the only one telling us what to eat

    WASHINGTON – This is a story about steak and bacon, cancer and ethanol, and expectations.Meat-eaters ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • From our archives: Third term won, after 'fine frenzy'

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Te ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 - Granlund

    Nov. 1, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Where, O where can that waste be stored?

    The Economist magazine reported recently that Illinois is home to more radioactive, spent nuclear fuel than any state in the nation.
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • End the ban on firearms suppressors

    Regarding the Oct. 24 SV Weekend article “County considers gun ordinance” and the quote, “we also need to make sure we focus on the public safety aspe ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Impasse hurts people but not our lawmakers

    Woke in a cold sweat. The day before, I had been reading and hearing about the woes being caused by our Illinois budget impasse.
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Stay alert at the store checkout line

    I’d like to share an experience I had in a store this past weekend.At a store that issues coupons fo ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 8:38 pm
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