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  • Another View: D.C. area unprepared for an emergency, big or small

    More than 13 years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in a world still menaced by terrorists and in a city at risk of attack as few others, how is i ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Let’s broaden the conversation

    There are several factors that impact the success of a business – quality of product, quality of service, the business plan, growth strategy and the l ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Letter: Gambling is a nightmare

    To the Editor:The following is in response to a letter to the editor written by Michael Gelatka, pre ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Sound Off: Let's be smarter than the coyote

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Let's be smarter than the coyote In ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Good Natured: Seeing shredded shrubs? Oh! Deer!

    Walking along a woodland edge recently, I couldn’t help but notice how the tips of so many low branches – on shrubs and trees alike – looked really ra ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: Chronicle hits 5,000 on social media – twice!

    Two Kane County Chronicle social media accounts hit milestones this week. First, the Chronicle’s mai ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:58 am
  • Our View: More time for public comment

    Participation from the public should be valuable to the officials who represent them. So what a wonderful dilemma Batavia City Council members had rec ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Another View: The absurd reality of child-care costs

    An editor said she was losing about $200 a month. An analyst said she just barely broke even.“Yes! T ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood | Change: Something to rely on

    Tuesday night, Holly and I got online to register her for high school. Piece of cake, I figured. I g ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Letter: Appreciated and remembered

    To the Editor:I was saddened by the recent passing of Jerry Morrow, who was my predecessor as Kane C ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Another View: Even Mike Ditka thinks football is too dangerous

    Legendary Bears coach Mike Ditka seems to have softened.Or at least he has seemingly changed his sta ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • In Focus: Counting down

    I made a New Year’s resolution to think outside of the box more and to start seeing things differently while on assignment. 
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • The Write Place: Wonderful reads for winter days

    During the recent extreme cold snap, school was canceled for two days, and – as a result – I was trapped inside for 48 long hours. When I wasn’t study ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • An overblown travel risk

    Even before the murderous rampage by Islamist extremists in Paris this month, some members of Congress were sounding alarm bells about Islamic State m ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Another view: Biting the hand

    The Internal Revenue Service may be the least-loved arm of the federal government. For tax-hating Republican lawmakers still angry over what they see ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:55 pm
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