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  • Why not open enrollment in public schools?

    My friend Jennie is an attorney and mother of a youngster entering elementary school this fall. Jennie and her husband live in a central Illinois city ...
    July 29, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, July 30, 2016 - Joe Heller

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    July 29, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Editorial: Putting public’s money at risk is unacceptable

    One week ago, SV Weekend published a front-page story titled “Convicted thief was on payroll; Supervisor, board won’t speak of reasons for her hire.”
    July 29, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Trump invites Russian role in U.S. campaign cybergate

    Two score and 2 years ago, we figured it was not just shocking – but an impeachable offense – when w ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Supreme Court should allow Illinoisans a vote on remap reform

    The Illinois Supreme Court was entirely correct to allow an emergency motion for direct appeal last week on a Cook County judge’s ruling that knocked ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Austin Berg: Another quality family flees Illinois

    Paul Kaup’s first job out of high school was tossing luggage at Midway Airport in Chicago. But he always dreamed of taking to the skies.
    July 27, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • What We Think: Congratulations to an outstanding United Way chief

    Russ Siefken Jr.’s success as executive director of the United Way of Whiteside County for the past 24 years is well known in the community.
    July 27, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Thursday, July 28, 2016 – Dave Granlund & Jim Morin

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    July 27, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Scott Reeder: Plagiarism is hardly a new phenomenon

    SPRINGFIELD – I’ve never quite understood the appeal of plagiarism.Is it laziness or a lack of creat ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – Dave Granlund

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    July 26, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • This summer, give strong support to fairs

    County fairs have always been a reflection of the communities they serve.If farmers, 4-H’ers, garden ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, July 26, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    July 25, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, July 25, 2016 – Joe Heller

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    July 24, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • New Republican Party unveils its mission for 2016

    WASHINGTON – So, you are undoubtedly asking yourself, “What does this new Republican Party, so chaot ...
    July 24, 2016 - 7:57 pm
  • From our archives: Governor rubs downstate the wrong way

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following items appeared in Sauk V ...
    July 24, 2016 - 7:56 pm
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