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  • Thanks to Ken Gray for long-lasting impact on his region

    Ken Gray wanted to stand out. Mission accomplished.The longtime congressman, who died July 12 at 89, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Rita’s Law’ should help fight corruption

    When out-of-staters are asked what comes to mind when they think about Illinois, government corruption is right up there near the top of the list.
    July 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tragic reminder to test for RV electrical safety

    News of the June 30 death of a 3-year-old Amboy boy, who was accidentally electrocuted as he exited the family camper, saddened the Sauk Valley commun ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Minor spending shift could help Illinois’ food industry

    Incremental change doesn’t make headlines, but it can make a big difference over time.Cut out sweets ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Texas has a lot to teach the Land of Lincoln

    PORT ISABEL, Texas – I like to eat at blue-collar diners and cafés, particularly when I’m on vacation.
    July 24, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fair season offers myriad entertainment

    If you’re interested in places to go, people to see, and things to do this summer, the county fairs of the Sauk Valley are right up your alley.
    July 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rough roads? Recycle them!

    Taxpayers should appreciate government officials who try to get them more bang for the buck.Count Ru ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Popcorn stands both popular, profitable

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in the Ga ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:15 am

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