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  • Glazier: 'Continue to work hard to represent all residents'

    My name is Kurt Glazier. I am seeking re-election to the Whiteside County Board in District 1.I am a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Stanley: 'Pledge to watch carefully the county's spending'

    My name is Ruth Stanley, and I have been married to Willard Stanley for 46 years. We were both born and raised on farms in this area.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Jaeger: 'Pledge to be reliable, responsible and knowledgeable'

    I am running for a position on the Whiteside County Board as a representative from District 1. It will be my first public office, as I hope to take th ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Good education policy is good health policy

    Students who drop out of high school today are losing out on countless opportunities. But more than that, they’re losing out on their quality – and qu ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Celestino: 'Unafraid to make big changes in right direction'

    To Whiteside County District 1 voters:My name is Shane Celestino, and I am asking to represent you o ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Treatment of animals is inhumane

    “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” – Albert Einstein
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • With higher wage, people would prosper

    Teenagers and adults alike are struggling these days to make enough money to live. Working at any store is not enough anymore. With the federal minimu ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • 'Keep our region moving forward'

    Since taking office, I have dedicated myself to fighting for the right priorities – creating jobs and growing our economy, standing up for our veteran ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • 'Successfully advocate for people'

    I grew up in a working poor neighborhood in the west end of Rock Island. Through hard work and carefully watching every dime we spent, my wife, Christ ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • 'Create a better future' for Illinois

    I’m Neil Anderson. I’m a Moline firefighter and paramedic who is running for the Illinois Senate to create a better future for my family and for yours ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • 'Make it Here' in the Sauk Valley

    This month marks Manufacturing Month in Illinois, which includes National Manufacturing Day.This yea ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Vote ‘yes’ Nov. 4 for city manager

    The mayor of Dixon convened a task force nearly 2 years ago to study the best form of city governance following the Rita Crundwell crimes and the city ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • 'Work to improve residents' lives'

    It has been my honor to serve our community and work to improve the lives of the residents of the 36th Senate District. That seemingly simple purpose ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Wes Morrissey: 'A full return on your tax investment'

    For a year and a half, I was honored to represent the people of District 1 on the Lee County Board. Next to being married to my wife, it was the great ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Vote Jacobs for state Senate

    As a firefighter in the state Senate 36th District, I support Mike Jacobs. I support Mike because I know his opponent, Neil Anderson, personally. 
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:43 pm

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