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  • ‘Barbaric’ views regarding assault victim

    When I read the letter from Richard Rowland [“No sympathy felt for female assault victim,” The Reader’s Voice, June 14], I had to reread it a second t ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Thanks city for safe parking for volunteers

    We, the volunteers from the Caring Center, want to thank the city of Sterling and the chief of police, Tim Morgan, for resolving our parking issue at ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Book signing set for Sunday

    For those who enjoy reading for leisure, I will be doing a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Book World in Sterling’s Northland Mall.
    June 29, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Stand up and oppose Great Lakes railroad

    To those who have opposed the Great Lakes Basin Transportation proposal, I thank you. To those who have not, please do so now.
    June 28, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Lovely time at ‘Sound of Music’ performance

    The musical, “The Sound of Music,” was awesome with great singers and, of course, beautiful, timeless music.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Kiwanis thanks all who helped to bring up grades

    The Kiwanis Club of Dixon wishes to thank everyone associated with the Bring Up Grades program during the 2015-16 school year.
    June 25, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • DHS thankful for support

    Dixon High School athletics and activities would like to thank the community for supporting our second annual “Rockin’ on the Rock.” 
    June 24, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Downstaters need own state

    This morning [June 22] while selfishly bemoaning the rain (no golf today), I happened across a post on Facebook that stirred the ol’ gray matter. It s ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Perpetrator fully responsible for sexual assault

    Richard Rowland's commentary ["No sympathy felt for female assault victim," The Reader's Voice, June 14] on the Stanford sexual assault case showcases ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Volunteer Care Center provides outreach to area residents

    In April 1994, the opening of the Volunteer Care Center of Lee County transformed a vision into a reality as a means of providing primary health care ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:36 pm
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