• Group plans to watch film on financial crisis

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public to view and discuss the fine DVD “Inequality for All,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Rock Falls Public ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Disappointed that confidential source was used

    When I arrived here in Lee County 4 years ago from California, the only positive thing I could find was the local newspaper was willing to take a “no ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Wherefore art thou, Shakespeare?

    Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo?Sorry, Juliet. He’s hard to find on many college campuses.To ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Building site, towing policy need answers

    I attended the April 15 Ogle County Board meeting and found it very interesting. A couple items gave me reason for concern.
    April 21, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Grateful for success of cooking event

    With the first What’s Cookin’ event coming to a close, the committee wants to share its deepest appreciation and thanks to all sponsors and teams for ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Kudos, Future Educators, for great event

    I want to send a note of thanks and appreciation to the Sauk Valley Community College Future Educators for their well-planned, creative and fun, “If Y ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Pharmacists ready to help with mandate

    As of Jan. 1, Illinois requires all sixth- and 12th-grade students to receive a meningococcal vaccination. This necessitates adding it to the current ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • ‘Little minds’ in government fail the people

    I must quote Edmund Burke in his address to the House of Commons when he said, “A great empire and little minds go ill together.”
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Support group for Parkinson’s very beneficial

    Millions of people around the world recognize April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s is a progressive, degenerative neurological disorder t ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Thanks SVM reporter for revealing facts

    Thank you for supporting SVM reporter David Giuliani’s work. He has discovered a reluctant Sterling Township official, Mr. Howze, who didn’t want to a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Township coverage is important

    I must say a loud thank you to SVM reporter David Giuliani for his coverage of the ongoing debacle in Coloma Township.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Kudos to those who answer emergency calls

    The second week of April each year is recognized as National Telecommunicators Week. Telecommunicators are recognized for the pivotal role they play i ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Change your life during Library Week

    This week, April 13-19, communities across the country celebrate National Library Week to remind the public about the contributions that libraries, li ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:38 pm

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