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  • Fiscal follies continue as state suffers

    Note from author: Gird your loins for yet another column about the saga of the never-ending budget stalemate. I am as distressed as you are tired of r ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Kennedy didn’t break law, but may have led supporters astray

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy didn’t do his supporters at the University of Illinois any favor recently when he sent them a combine ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • What We Think: Rock Falls is busy creating its own future

    Mayor Bill Wescott and other Rock Falls city leaders have spent quite a bit of time looking at future opportunities for their city, which celebrates i ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:43 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 - Joe Heller

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    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 – Joe Heller & Jeff Stahler

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    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: What do you think about the protests that have sprung up against Trump administration policies, including immigration?

    This week’s question: What do you think about the protests that have sprung up against Trump administration policies, including immigration?
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • BYRON YORK: Allies accept Trump stance

    Candidate Donald Trump set off a furious controversy when he said NATO countries should pay their "fair share" of mutual defense costs and, later, tha ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • EDITORIALS ELSEWHERE: McMaster is a wise selection

    President Donald Trump took an important step Monday toward restoring a semblance of order and compe ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:17 pm
  • Early voting: Don’t look now, but it’s begun

    Don’t look now, but today marks the start of early voting for the April 4 Consolidated Election.Earl ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 - Robert Ariail - 1

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    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

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    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:44 pm
  • ILLINOIS SPOTLIGHT: Spending cuts get short shrift

    Every week, there seems to be news of yet another massive tax hike out of Springfield.First came the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:44 pm
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Smart meters spell progress for our region

    When all is said and done, what will 2017 be remembered for in the Sauk Valley?With less than 2 mont ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 – Dave Granlund

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    Feb. 20, 2017 - 8:44 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 – Matt Davies

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    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:32 pm
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