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  • No-kill shelters contribute to hoarding woes

    Animal hoarding is both an illness and a crime, and it is being enabled by the “no-kill” shelter movement [“Governments grapple – Animal hoarding: an ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Ban focuses on littering, too

    To those of you who disapprove of the ban of smoking in the parks, I vote you go pick up the tens of thousands of cigarette butts left behind by your ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Check the truth of what they say

    In response to letters of Aug. 13 on the subject of Mr. Trump, I will not go into a long list of negative and insane behavior of this fellow; I’m sure ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Smiddy to give update Thursday

    The Rock River Open Forum invites the public to a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rock Falls Public Library.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Grateful for strong backing of musical event

    On behalf of our two organizations, Lee County Council on Aging and Kreider Alliance, we would like to thank the organizations and people who helped u ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for support of foundation

    On behalf of The Sinnissippi Foundation and its board of directors, I want to thank everyone who supported the 24th annual Sinnissippi Foundation Golf ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Appreciation from Hospice for donation

    Hospice of the Rock River Valley, a United Way agency, would like to acknowledge and thank everyone who organized, helped, participated, and donated t ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Undecided? Let SVCC help

    Every fall, millions of students in our country pursue a college education for the first time. Along with choosing a college, the academic journey inv ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:18 pm
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