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  • Closet racism alive and well

    I voted for Reagan because I shared his view of smaller government and fiscal conservatism. I voted for Clinton because he embraced a community of whi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pretty petunias are appreciated

    Hats off to Dixon in Bloom for a great job on the petunia baskets this year. They are beautiful, the colors vibrant, and I know that the daily waterin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • ‘Humanistic mutiny’ arises in America

    Looking at globalization efforts for a one-world government, universal health care, an ECU [European Currency Unit] economy, and new age spiritualism, ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Golf outing proceeds are appreciated

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley acknowledges and thanks everyone who organized, helped, participated in, and donated to the June 14 Schreiner Golf Ou ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you to all parade float helpers

    The Lee County Council on Aging and Post House Ballroom thank all those who helped with our parade entry this year, commemorating our 40th (ruby) anni ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thanks to all for success of Poppy Day

    Thank you for another successful Poppy Day for the Rock Falls American Legion and Auxiliary. Thanks to you, the public, for your support of one of the ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for 50th festival parade success

    This year our 50th Petunia Festival parade was our best ever and had the highest attendance we have ever seen. Our committee tries to make the parade ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Move Lincoln statue to the old courthouse

    I was appalled to read that [Dixon School Superintendent Michael] Juenger wanted to place the world-class Lincoln sculpture in a building named for Ge ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • What a delight! Program trains junior historians

    Recently I had the privilege of attending the open house of the first-ever junior historian program offered to young students by the Sterling-Rock Fal ...
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Share concerns about fracking with senators

    On July 10, Rock River Open Forum members watched and discussed the DVD “Gaslands Part 2” about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Proud of half a century of festival buttons

    Beta Sigma Phi Sorority would like to thank all of our patrons for their continued support over the past 50 years.
    July 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Thankful for service during festival setup

    I would just would like to take time to publicly thank Sauk Valley Cleaners Inc. of Dixon. Why a thank you?
    July 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Look to trusted sources for energy facts

    As a project manager at Clean Line Energy and someone who is passionate about moving the wind industry forward, I would like to address some of the mi ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salutes coach and SVM for sports success

    It was good news to hear that Amboy softball coach Kelly Whitman was named 2014 Coach of the Year by this newspaper. She was very deserving of this co ...
    July 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Residents at Lost Lake help their neighbors

    I live in Lost Lake, a community about 10 miles northeast of Dixon. This community formerly consisted of two communities called New Landing and Lost N ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:15 am

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