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  • From our archives: Better watch out for watch factory

    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 ...
    Jan. 4, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Treasurer’s office pay raises an insult to taxpayers

    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford gave several of his employees significant pay raises over the past year and awarded one-time payments to several emp ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Gaming helps Illinois get on a better track

    As we head into 2015, some major changes are on the way for our state government in Springfield. The video gaming industry is ready to work with our n ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Representative reviews 2014, looks forward

    As we head into the New Year and a new session of Congress, I want to share with you some highlights of the work I’ve done in 2014.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Donations for people in need are appreciated

    Another very busy year is at an end, and another Christmas was made special for many families in Whiteside County.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Equality for all needed in our justice system

    I was brought up in an era when the police were thought of as our friends – someone to go to in time of trouble. Today, there have been so many tragic ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Traffic deaths down; credit the polar vortex

    Final 2014 traffic fatality figures for Illinois aren’t available yet, but the number appears to have taken a significant nosedive compared to 2013.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:26 pm
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