• Auto News: Marengo dealership first in Illinois to carry Zero’s electric motorcycle line

    Staff Report MARENGO, Ill. — Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle technology, has appointed Randy’s Cycle as the exclusive motorcycle dealership in Marengo, Ill., to carry Zero’s 2012 product line. The all-new 2012 model line...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Gambling revenue promises are rarely met

    Gambling revenue promises are rarely met. Gambling interests are pushing for a vote on a massive expansion bill during the final weeks of the legislative session. S.B. 1849 legalizes 11 more casinos, including a city-owned casino in...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Guest Column: District 205: Exposing the bullies among us

    By Jane Hayes Bullies! The very word strikes a chord of fear in young and old, especially if you have been bullied in the past. As teachers, we are told to recognize signs of bullying in our...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • ‘Undefeated’ leaves you feeling triumphant, successful

    By Doug Halberstadt Sports Columnist “Undefeated” is a word that conjures images of success, triumph, greatness and perfection. It is also the title of the Academy Award-winning film for Best Documentary Feature. The movie is directed by...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Caroline’s Spine, Desolation Row at Logan’s in Freeport

    Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — National touring band Caroline’s Spine will be joined by local band Desolation Row for a Friday, June 1, show at Logan’s Bar & Grill, 1805 S. West Ave., Freeport, Ill. Show starts...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Protesters to confront Bilderberg Group meeting in Virginia

    Staff Report CHANTILLY, Va. — A secret meeting of approximately 100-150 elite politicians, financiers and industrialists known as the Bilderberg Group is taking place in Chantilly, Va., May 31-June 3 at the Marriot Washington Dulles Hotel. The...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • NIU awards scholarship to local resident

    Marissa Devlieger, from Pecatonica (Pecatonica High School), has been named a scholarship recipient at Northern Illinois University (NIU). The undecided major has received the prestigious University Scholars Award full tuition, fees, on-campus room and board in the...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Comparison of two governors

    Let’s compare, shall we, the governors of Illinois and Wisconsin, one a failure, the other a success story. In Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn has raised taxes on every single person and business in the state, while Gov....

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • PETA article was not accurate

    Your publication states that “any inaccuracies in any of our stories” should be reported to your editors. Please consider this e-mail such a notice. Your reprint of a PETA article from their 2011 Annual really challenges editorial...

    • Posted May 30, 2012
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  • Photo: Verne Fest rocks at Davis Park

    From the May 30-June 5, 2012, issue

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