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  • Great divorce of action and consequence

    Isn't it great to know that there are constants in this world? Constants that govern the behavior of all things in motion, as well as those that are a ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Use tourism funds to repair Hennepin Canal

    Rock Falls refuses to spend tourism money on the Hennepin Canal. When the Hennepin closes its trails and waterway, I will hold Rock Falls city officia ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Peaceful protest planned against circus show

    It's that time of year again for the circus to come to town, and this year it's Carson & Barnes Circus, which has a long history of neglect and animal ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Children’s choir truly inspirational

    Oh, what a night. If you attended the Ugandan Children’s Choir performance on Aug. 19 at Messiah Lutheran Church, I’m sure you will agree. Those of yo ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Gallery plans fall fundraiser and reception

    “A [person] should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day, ...” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • ‘Horrified’ that sports fans park cars in cemetery

    I was on my way to my grandson’s first football game at the Meadows Park in Dixon. I parked my car on Washington Street and walked to the entrance of ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Peace action group program set for Monday

    Have you ever considered what the ultimate goals and purposes of current medical practices are?Despi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • No pat on the back for the city of Sterling

    I’ve been doing a slow burn about decisions made by Sterling city officials after approximately $10,000 was spent to hire a consulting firm to teach t ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Midwesterners a pretty good bunch of people

    In reply to the letter by Pat Breeding about us Midwesterners [“Midwesterners’ ways are hard to understand,” The Reader’s Voice, Aug. 21], I agree wit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Goodfellows cooking out to raise funds

    A cookout to raise money for Goodfellows of Lee County will be at Dixon Food Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Saturday.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • Move forward toward lawful use of cannabis

    As a practicing physician for more than 25 years, I have witnessed many patients forced to unlawfully use cannabis after all other medical options fai ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:39 pm
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    Reader Poll

    An 82-year-old Sterling man recently parachuted from a plane for the first time. Would you ever skydive?
    Yes, I've never done it but would try it
    Yes, I've already skydived and enjoy it
    No, I've never done it and don't want to
    No, I've done it and don't want to again