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  • Restore and renovate Dixon High School

    A roomful of concerned citizens [who met for an interview with SVM’s Christopher Heimerman at the Telegraph office last week] are hoping that Dixon Hi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Please say no to Dixon school referendum

    Whenever you have a voice involving someone taking YOUR money, how do you respond?The Dixon School D ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Voters ought to reconsider backing Trump

    I am compelled to reply to the letter “Trump to lead the next great generation” [The Reader’s Voice, Sept. 22].
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Salute to Fall Fest supporters and veterans

    Representing this year’s committee for the Sauk Valley Veterans Fall Fest, I want to extend our thanks to so many people who helped to ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Tennis club appreciates local support

    On behalf of the Emma Hubbs Tennis Club, I would like to express our thanks to all those who made the 26th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic a success ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • River Sweep board thanks all who helped

    The Rock River Sweep Organization would like to thank each and every volunteer who came out the morning of Sept. 10 for the Oregon Area Rock River Swe ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • We can all do a little to help the animals

    Reading Christene Anderson’s letter [“Please sign petitions to stop animal torture,” The Reader’s Voice, Sept. 16] where she pleads for those of us wh ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:12 pm
  • St. Anne’s offers annual class on Catholic church

    Do you ever feel that something is missing in your life?It is likely an absence of Jesus in your lif ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:12 pm
  • Emergency plan: Make one, talk it over, practice it

    September is National Preparedness Month, and the Whiteside County Health Department reminds residents that this is a good time to communicate with fa ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:12 pm
  • Asks for more information on school vote

    Before I can vote to raise sales taxes or for a bond issue and give the Dixon Board of Education a blank check, the board will have to give specific a ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:16 pm
  • Won’t vote for Clinton due to primary cheating

    Talking Points 101: My objections to Hillary Clinton for president hinge entirely on the shenanigans that took place during the Democratic primary.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:12 pm
  • Let Libertarian, Green hopefuls speak in debates

    As lifelong Republicans (even when we lived in Chicago), we have always considered ourselves to be citizens first and have never voted for an obviousl ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Trump will lead the next great generation

    Wake up, people. The Democratic Party today is not the same party it was in 1960. The progressives have slowly but surely taken over. The Democrats I ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Keep ‘castle’ school; new one not needed

    I am concerned that Dixon School District voters are being stampeded and manipulated into supporting an unneeded, newly-built high school.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:32 pm
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