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  • Misleading political ads are shameful

    FactCheck.org calls a Schilling TV ad featuring veterans asking Cheri Bustos why she voted to cut veterans benefits by $6 billion "shamefully misleadi ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Appreciative of support for memorial event

    This year marks the 23rd “Todd McThenia Memorial Wheelock Furniture Doubles Tennis Tournament” held on Aug. 16 in memory of Todd McThenia.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Nuclear energy upcoming topic at Open Forum

    Exelon's “nuclear war” on renewable energy will be the topic of the Rock River Open Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Rock Falls Public Librar ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Sanders more of a Democrat than the others

    "He is not a Democrat." I have seen that Koch-fueled rant regarding possible presidential contender Bernie Sanders everywhere online.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Americans, pray for peace

    Attempt to know that the ISIS Islamic, maybe, are the fierce and wild, gun-toting, barbaric, 30,000 strong.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Learn about good careers in manufacturing

    Over the past 15 years, the Sauk Valley region has experienced a change in manufacturing. We have seen the downfall of several large manufacturers and ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Buy wine and help support new boat dock

    As the leaves start to fall, and family and friends gather for that special football game or dinner, pick up a bottle of our famous Riverfront Wine. T ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Kudos to state senator for his work on prison

    We continue to read about the Quad Cities having additional economic opportunities compared to other parts of our state. This would not be possible wi ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Did A-bomb save U.S. lives? Not necessarily

    Mr. Johnson’s argument [“Thank God and Truman for the end of the war,” The Reader’s Voice, Aug. 23] that President Truman saved countless lives when t ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Parade route patriotism is appreciated

    I want to salute the citizens of the Sterling-Rock Falls area who attended the Fiesta Days Parade on Sept. 13.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Dog Breed Expo part of Saturday festival

    Come and view more than 80 breeds of dogs featured at the Dog Breed Expo, held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the Dixon Courthouse lawn during the ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • The compelling challenge of rehabbing Illinois

    Note to readers: This is the second of a seven-part weekly series on various issues that impact the 2014 election campaign. It is the IGPA’s mission t ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • EPA's proposal is yet another federal power grab

    I have to disagree with Wouter Hammink’s view ["EPA proposal would protect rivers and lakes," The Reader's Voice, Sept. 13] of the proposed EPA Waters ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Lack of facts leads some folks to ask questions

    I write in regard to Charles Bowman’s letter [“Know facts of tragedy before placing blame,” The Reader’s Voice, Sept. 9]. I must confess, like Janet W ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Organization very helpful to resident in need

    I would like to mention a very nice organization: the Sterling-Rock Falls Association of Clubs. They have helped me purchase a prosthetic boot for my ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:48 pm

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