• Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions looking for books

    ELBURN – During her recent term as president of the Elburn Lions Club, Pam Hall helped launch the club’s Lions for Literacy program.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Park District Dish: From summer music camp to Carnegie Hall

    Music is such an integral part of our lives. It can lift our spirits when we’re feeling down, get us on our feet and feeling energized, or take us bac ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Another View: First National Bank of Facebook could be disrupting force

    The company that rebranded the word “friend” may soon take up a more ambitious makeover – the word “bank.”
    April 22, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Letter: Getting the job done

    To the Editor:Years ago, I wasn’t much aware of my dad’s interest in civic affairs, one way or the o ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Another View: Stem cells: Good or evil?

    Controversies over stem-cell research are so last decade – or so it seemed until last week.For the l ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Letter: A 7-year-old superhero

    To the Editor:April is National Donate Life Month, a time to educate the public about organ and tiss ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Sound Off: Pat yourself on the back

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Pat yourself on the back I'm comment ...
    April 21, 2014 - 7:12 am
  • Letter: What changed?

    To the Editor:How in the world can the indoor shooting range built for the Kane Country Sheriff’s Of ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: My Granny and the DAR organization

    Earlier this year, my grandmother passed away.I’ll always remember Granny for her love of reading, c ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Our View: FOIA keeps government accountable

    Our much-envied way of life in the United States, we’re often told, comes at a price.That reminder u ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Good Natured: Eastern phoebes, birds that say their name

    Throughout these many months of cold we have endured, I’ve tried to help my winter-weary friends stay positive. After every new dump of snow I’d point ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Easter Bunny wises up with organic treats

    I have it on good authority that the Easter Bunny has seen the light. Found Jesus, if you will. She’s had it with sub-par sweets and is turning over a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Learning to Grow: How to make seed tape

    It appears winter is hanging on a bit longer as I look at snow covering my crocuses and tulips. Since I am anxious to do anything gardening, and I’m u ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Another View: Your new password: sur**nder

    Have you changed your passwords since the security flaw known as Heartbleed emerged? Have you made sure they’re all long, alphanumeric and randomized? ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Letter: Understand the facts

    To the Editor:Township government provides essential services across Illinois and does so more cost ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm