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  • New warden welcome; federal funding is, too

    With not a little fanfare, Donald Hudson was introduced at a Monday news conference in Thomson as the new warden for Thomson Correctional Center.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Debt still a problem for many Americans

    Recent reports reveal that credit card balances are at their lowest level in a decade, a good sign that Americans either have more money at the end of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Good luck to new drug court

    Drug courts are designed to help nonviolent substance abuse offenders reform their ways and become productive, law-abiding members of society again, a ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Bring more manufacturing here

    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 ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Commercial drones in the skies near you!

    WASHINGTON – Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area – commercial use of ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • SVCC reaches major milestone of service

    Monday marks the beginning of the fall semester at Sauk Valley Community College, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2014-15 academi ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Food tampering: In search of justice and an explanation

    For decades, hospitals X-rayed Halloween candy, and parents made their kids throw away apples and popcorn balls for fear that the bogeyman had inserte ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Open county board audits to the public

    A taxpayer-funded audit of a taxpayer-funded program cannot be reviewed by taxpayers.So say Auditor ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Start of school a time of hope

    Spring is usually considered a time of hope and renewal.But we can’t help but think that right now, ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Words can’t describe it

    Four life sentences in prison were announced this week for the convicted killer of four people in a Rock Falls apartment in June 2008.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:15 am

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