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  • Student offers observations on advertising

    One thing I hate about television is the advertisements. The funny thing is, now that I’m in college, that’s what I’m studying – advertising. That’s w ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • Thank you for children’s shopping event

    Our heartfelt thanks go out to all of those involved in the “Shop with a Cop” event on Dec.13.The pr ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • Appreciates positive stories

    Thank you, Sauk Valley Media, for having three positive stories on your front page on Monday, Dec. 15: Jane Marshall legacy, Delivery Ironman, and the ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Save monarchs; don’t mow down milkweed plants

    The milkweed is regaining its status as a milkweed "plant." Remember the adage, "A weed is a plant that is out of place," like a corn plant in a bean ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Prepare for the inevitable now, not later

    The sudden death of Judy Baar Topinka, the incumbent and newly re-elected comptroller, has underlined yet again that Illinois has unsatisfactory succe ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Great customer service truly appreciated

    Good customer service is a rarity these days, so when it occurs, recognition is called for.A few wee ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Affordable Care Act: Tallying the score

    The Affordable Care Act aims to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance. So how has the ACA done after one year? 
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Deconstruction of USA being felt by everyone

    Never before have these words meant so little to so many Americans:“Give me your tired, your poor, y ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • As need increases, group works to provide food, services to poor

    The St. Vincent DePaul Society of Sterling and Rock Falls was founded in 1958 by members of St. Mary Parish who saw the need, which existed in our com ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Thankful for Second Step project support

    I would like to thank the parents of students in pre-k, early childhood education, and kindergarten through fifth grades for attending a parent meetin ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Reporting on nursing homes was ‘excellent’

    An excellent piece of journalism by SVM reporter Matt Mencarini [“Investigative series – Nursing homes in the Sauk Valley; A sorry state: Watchdog gro ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Donations aid advocacy effort for kids in court

    As the president of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) board, I would like to thank all who participated in the CASA Celebrity Waiter Dinner. ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:04 pm
  • Come to view artistic windows

    This is a thank you to the girls from the Bridge of Art for the wonderful window display at C&N Supply and other locations around town.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:03 pm
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