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  • Ice cream social support appreciated

    The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society would like to thank everyone who made the third annual ice cream social a success.
    July 23, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • More skeletons, more closets

    How quickly the annual Petunia Festival came to an end – July 4, 2016.When darkness came, the firewo ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Can’t afford to squander state’s fertile farmland

    Illinois is blessed with top-grade, food-producing soil that only a few places in the world can match. Those places are South Ukraine, sections of Arg ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Nice flowers at bake shop

    Has anyone else noticed the flowers on the new deck at Aurelio's Bake Shop in Sterling?Just gorgeous ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Let’s support our dedicated police officers

    I must respond to Jeannie Eichelberger’s recent letter [“Give justice to victims who are shot by police,” The Reader’s Voice, July 16] pertaining to A ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Columnist stoops low to describe Biden

    Guest columnist John Kass took a gratuitous swipe at Vice President Joe Biden in his column on the plagiarism of Melania Trump’s convention speech [“T ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Don’t allow alcohol at college games

    Gov. Rauner signed a bill to allow the boards of trustees of public universities and community colleges to decide whether to allow the sale of alcohol ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Hey, nitwits, think ‘bigger’ on not sending bills

    This is being written in regard to your July 13 editorial [“An experiment in responsibility”] concerning the public continuing to bear the burden of r ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Still time to consider taking SVCC classes

    The time has come for many families to choose where their high school graduate will be attending college. Before you make any firm decisions, I'd like ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Columnist good addition to paper

    Yes, I think John Kass’ column would make a good addition to the [SVM] paper. He’s not afraid to “tell it like it is.” We need more of that.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Seeks advice from columnist about Clinton

    In regard to Mr. Kass’ column of July 14 [“Risking state secrets, Clinton disqualifies herself to lead U.S.”] in our Daily Gazette here in Sterling, I ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Fine example of one American helping another

    It was the afternoon of July 9 on Butterfield and Finley Road in Downers Grove. We sat in a horrible traffic jam where cars were driving over the medi ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:05 pm
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