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  • Editorial: Build better politics? Let real deeds follow Obama’s words

    President Barack Obama returns to Springfield to address a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday, 9 years to the day from when h ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

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    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:41 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 - Granlund

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    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • From our archives: Musical Gymnastics comes to Sterling

    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 ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Campaign 2016: So far, (not) so good

    WASHINGTON – Let us take a moment to examine what we have learned thus far in the presidential race. ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Dueling visions for Illinois’ future

    I decided “to get outta Dodge” for a couple of weeks and set down in Austin.Texas has been booming. ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 - Granlund

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    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Editorial: Police, fire pensions are ‘broke’ – fix them

    If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. We’ve heard that saying more than once about why certain things sh ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:35 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 - Heller

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    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Lawmakers write another ‘bad check’

    SPRINGFIELD – I have never understood people who will deliberately write a bad check.Please note, I ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 - Beeler

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    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:22 pm
  • Editorial: Tour shows how big a headache jail really is

    The 46-year-old Lee County Jail has long been a headache for the county. How big of a headache? Th ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:37 pm
  • It's time to change the Illinois channel

    The looping spool of re-running embarrassment continued at our Illinois Capitol on State of the Stat ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 - Granlund

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    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • EDITORIAL: Caucus, schmaucus: More voter options here

    Pity those poor Iowans on Caucus Night. If they didn’t reach their appointed caucus precinct locati ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:30 pm
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