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  • Smoke-free air law should be kept in place

    I, for one, do not see the logic in weakening any law [smoke-free air law] that is drafted and passed to protect people. Those who choose to smoke do ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Senators act like a bunch of children

    Why is it that our senators can't get things settled? They act like a bunch of children. If their kids would act like that, they'd be right on them.
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Board should have kept DHS in better shape

    I think it’s shameful to let a significant property like our high school deteriorate. Why hasn’t this historical building been better maintained over ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Privileged to be part of Honor Flight

    I want to thank Sauk Valley Media for its outstanding coverage of the 35th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities on April 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 7:04 pm
  • Pesticide drift – ’tis the season

    Many of you who will read this will know me from the many years I worked for the University of Illinois Extension in Lee and Whiteside counties and fo ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • McFeatters is worth reading

    If you haven't been reading Ann McFeatters' articles, you are missing the boat. She always writes such good articles every week.
    April 27, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • Proposed rail line harmful to agriculture

    Great Lakes Basin Transportation Corp. LLC is seeking federal approval for a proposed 278-mile freight rail line from Milton, Wisconsin, to LaPorte, I ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Simply stated, Illinois must increase taxes

    The least government is the best government. That is a fatuous fallacy.Taxes are the price we pay fo ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Kudos to police for handling of hostage drama

    I would like to comment on a recent incident in Rock Falls on Thursday that was reported in Sauk Valley online. I read the news article on the hostage ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:04 am
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