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  • Time to dial up a welcome break from technology

    SPRINGFIELD – I bought a “new” phone the other day.My 6-year-old, Anna, gave it a perplexed look.“Wh ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Here come the tax dollars; a call for good stewardship

    Monday will mark Labor Day, when many people have a day off to relax and enjoy the fruits of their labors.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Editorial: Ogle County Board correct to spend more for audit work

    Auditors who have been looking into Ogle County’s controversial administrative tow fund apparently have a bigger job on their hands than anticipated.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Editorial: Black Hawk statue rescue a step closer

    Momentum is building to begin repair work on the 103-year-old Black Hawk statue near Oregon. That’s ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From our archives: Rose banned, but for how long?

    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. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Our Opinion: Things look good; let’s make sure they are

    Should Dixon city government strive to be known for having “the best municipal financial controls in the state and Midwest”? That’s what Mayor Jim Bur ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Foley’s murder exposes the militants’ sheer evil

    Foreign correspondents in dangerous places are often asked, “Why would you put yourself in harm’s wa ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • NATO, Russia cooperation vital on nuke weapons

    The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • City correct to require openness, transparency

    Openness and transparency go a long way toward building solid relationships.That applies to human be ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Sign and drive lessens the headache

    For decades, those accused of a significant moving violation have ended up leaving their driver’s license with police in lieu of posting bail.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:15 am

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