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  • Thankful for donations to Supply Closet

    A big thank you to all those individuals and business who have contributed to our School Supply Closet this year. We are blessed beyond words with all ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Fiesta Parade volunteers appreciated

    The Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Business Leaders Committee would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who helped make the 64t ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Morrison Rotary grateful to all who supported race

    The Harvest Hammer has become a rewarding community project for the Morrison Rotary Club, and we are proud to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle. ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Polarization is topic for Forum event Oct. 27

    The Whiteside Forum will host a book discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Program Room of Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison in Morrison.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Letter: Columnist Doug Finke, give us all a break, please!

    On Aug. 9, your columnist, Doug Finke, wrote with respect to license fee renewals: “Mailing the notices cost an estimated $450,000 a month. That’s $5. ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Public needs candidates with integrity

    If I could ask a question of all candidates for all offices, it would be the following: Instead of ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: Concerned about gun-free zones at malls

    This past weekend saw two shooting incidents in malls. Both malls were gun-free zones! What happened in each was very different.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Letter: Vote yes on Dixon school referendum

    As we head to the polls on Nov. 8 to vote, please vote YES for the 1 percent sales tax AND the bond for the Dixon High School.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Caring people give food, hope to the hungry

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to thank publicly the Grand Detour Art Show Committee and the public for their support on Sept. 11. We c ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Bystanders must stand up to the bullies

    Regarding the Sept. 22 SVM editorial, “Carrots, sticks target bullying,” it’s discouraging that we have not yet learned to deal with bullies.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Restore and renovate Dixon High School

    A roomful of concerned citizens [who met for an interview with SVM’s Christopher Heimerman at the Telegraph office last week] are hoping that Dixon Hi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Please say no to Dixon school referendum

    Whenever you have a voice involving someone taking YOUR money, how do you respond?The Dixon School D ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Voters ought to reconsider backing Trump

    I am compelled to reply to the letter “Trump to lead the next great generation” [The Reader’s Voice, Sept. 22].
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:05 pm
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    Reader Poll

    For the first time since 1935, the Chicago Cubs have accomplished a 100-win season. Do you think we have finally reached “next year” – the year the Cubs win the World Series?