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  • From our archives: Vote 'yes' on South Dixon parks

    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 ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Burning issue of the day? Not D.C. statehood

    WASHINGTON – The other day, a few senators remembered they have rather well-paid jobs, which they ha ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bossy lawmakers pile on school mandates

    Bad habits are hard to break. Actions by the Illinois General Assembly prove the point.For years, le ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Food stamps outpacing jobs

    SPRINGFIELD – For every new job created in Illinois since January 2010, two people have signed up for food stamps.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Rail crossings' key rule: Always expect a train

    During the past 4 decades, public awareness efforts in Illinois have helped to reduce highway-rail crossing deaths significantly. 
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Mowing down the issues

    The campaign TV ad that shows Gov. Pat Quinn mowing his Chicago lawn with a push mower harkens back to the day when human-powered lawn mowers were all ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am

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    Nachusa Grasslands had its annual Autumn on the Prairie event Saturday. Have you ever visited Nachusa Grasslands?