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  • Help local pantry by donating food on Wednesday

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to express gratitude to the generous people who donated cash and groceries to the pantry during the Gran ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Honor Flight thankful for huge support

    The Lee County Honor Flight committee would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Dixon Police Department for its monumental effort in hosting ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thanks for support of Cub Scout event

    We, at Cub Scout Pack 85, want to say thank you to everyone who attended our Touch a Truck event.Tha ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Thank you for successful Fiesta Parade

    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 63r ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Increase local farm food for school meals

    October is National Farm to School Month (#F2SMonth). “Farm to School” refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggi ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Be aware of noise-induced hearing loss

    Did you know you can permanently lose your hearing from exposure to loud noise? Thirty-six million A ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Awaiting the promised local tax abatement

    This letter is in response to comments made by Sterling Schools Superintendent Tad Everett in the Sept. 25 SVM article, “Tax freeze gets chilly recept ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Candidates claim to be Reagan-like

    I find it amazing that the Republican candidates for president all claim to be Reagan-like when, in fact, the real Reagan, not the mythical one, raise ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Lost ring in hospital's possession

    On Friday, Sept. 18, I met some really kind people. I had a flat tire about one-half mile east of Franklin Grove. Before I had my spare tire out of th ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Help fair raise funds to get a better carnival

    The 2015 Carroll County Fair was a huge success, thanks to the support of loyal fairgoers and local businesses.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Reader enjoys clever headlines

    Who is making up the headlines? They are very clever and make you want to read the entire article.Fo ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:15 am
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