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  • Proposed EPA rules could harm manufacturing

    As president of a small-business manufacturing company in Illinois, as well as someone who has served on the U.S. Manufacturing Council, I am well awa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Trump may be setting up party for Cruz

    While perusing the articles and stories one can find on the computer (my wife says I spend way too much time on this thing), and the posted comments r ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Thank you for support of school event

    I would like to thank Gianna Bonneur and Dixon Main Street for their help with making our first “Rockin’ on the Rock” a successful event.
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Questions still unanswered on Coloma finances

    It has been a full year since Coloma Township Supervisor David Blanton assumed his duties in the wake of the Burke debacle. The township has moved for ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • This is no way to run Illinois government

    I attended the recent forum at the Sterling library where the guest speaker was state Rep. Mike Smiddy. He displayed genuine concern with the present ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Join workers to learn about state services

    State employees assure those with disabilities are fed, dressed, have appropriate hygiene, and are safe within their homes.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Camp for kids with diabetes a great success

    This year, Camp DREAM (Diabetes, Recreation, Education, Activities, and Me) expanded to a full day and had more participants. The mission is to provid ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Program on democracy will be Aug. 13

    A.J. Segneri will be the guest of the Rock River Open Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Sterling Public Library. He believes that the democracy we ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Dixon citizens asked to help with petunias

    Once again, the city of Dixon is ablaze in color with the beautiful hanging baskets, thanks to the Dixon in Bloom committee. Without the committee mem ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Be discreet about stories on gay lifestyle

    It seems like every week I read your newspaper, I come across a few articles that irritate me. I realize that news seems to be happening faster and fa ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:26 pm
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