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  • Our View: Discussion shows promising signs

    A home builder’s request to add marketing signs near Blackberry Creek in Elburn seemed likely to result in a drawn-out debate earlier this month.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Driving under the influence a recipe for tragedy

    The Tri-Cities area is widely considered a safe place to live. A recent homicide in Geneva was the first murder case in town in almost 40 years, and o ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Good Natured: Creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky

    “They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re altogether ooky…” Right about no ...
    July 26, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Editor’s Notebook: Summer intern saw success at Chronicle

    Having helped out in the Kane County Chronicle newsroom for the past two months or so, Jake Bartelson has completed his summer internship.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Loving hands sift through living memories

    I’ll never lend my voice to those clamoring for year-round school. For so many reasons. Among them is the fact that summer is a great time for learnin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Must-have plants for the cottage garden

    Characterized by its informality, a cottage garden often combines flowers, herbs and edibles together in beds that overflow with an abundance of fragr ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • In Focus: Interesting day

    Every day is different for me, which is just the way I like it. This also means that some days are more interesting than others. Luckily, most of my d ...
    July 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Does your corporation’s 401(k) measure up?

    So you’re ready to retire but don’t have a cushion of money in your 401(k) account. What went wrong? Maybe you didn’t contribute enough, if you partic ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Letter: A successful event

    To the Editor: The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry would like to thank our sponsors, go ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Another View: Take the cool out of Kools

    To buy cigarettes in Australia, you have to pick up a dull green package plastered with photos of a shriveled infant, a blackened lung or an old man w ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Life at East: The science of college shopping

    Now that we’re well into July, the college sales are starting to heat up. Not to brag or anything, but I’m pretty much an expert in this category. I’v ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil gets underway this weekend

    SUGAR GROVE – The slogan – “Be nice. Be happy. Be dancing.” – will help the Kindness Campaign get its second year off to a rousing start with a “Happy ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Park District Dish: Batavia Park District launches new volunteer program

    The Batavia Park District is inviting the community to, “Be a part of the fun ... volunteer!”Accordi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Letter: You can make a difference

    To the Editor:“If every household in Illinois dedicated just $10 of their weekly grocery budget towa ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Another view: The U.S. needs fresh ideas for a new kind of unemployment

    The U.S. labor market is a long way from healed. The unemployment rate of 6.1 percent, down from 10 percent in 2009, is misleading: Long-term unemploy ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
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