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  • Before The Diploma: We can work it out

    To all the soccer moms and recreational league soccer coaches out there, I have simply one request, and that is to please be kind to your teen referee ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Letter: Vote against disconnecting

    For the past 132-plus years, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District has been your fire and EMS provider. During this time, Elburn and Country ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Alternative athletics: St. Charles Park District offers wide array of activities

    Not every sport is played on a court or a field or a diamond. Nor does every player need to prove him or herself by competing against a team of 11 or ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • In Your Court: Divorce and retirement plans

    Last week, attorney Veronica Silva was a guest speaker for the Kane County Bar Association's Family Law Committee on the topic of qualified domestic r ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Another View: Out-of-order contributions

    America’s unusual practice of electing judges has long undermined the integrity of the justice system. But the problem is getting worse: In the Citize ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Letter: Can't give board blank check

    To the Editor:The Batavia School District 101 Board is presenting a $15 million bond issue for capit ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland celebrates students' accomplishments

    SUGAR GROVE – Anticipating a large crowd, the Kaneland School Board moved its meeting to the cafeteria of Harter Middle School last week, as officials ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • Another view: Why Ebola is so much scarier than it needs to be

    In 2012, more than 33,000 Americans died on the highways. In some recent years, the flu has killed tens of thousands. Alcohol is associated with some ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Letter: Labeling fight not worth Illinois jobs

    To the Editor:Early next year, a ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) could have devastati ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: St. Charles Chamber reports 160 new members this year

    Chamber of Commerce Week was celebrated all over Illinois last month from Sept. 8 through 12. Here at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, we had a bu ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:11 pm
  • Sound Off: Negative campaigning getting boring

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: It's getting boring I'm getting tire ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Endorsement: Rauner for Illinois governor Illinois governor: Rauner

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Good Natured: Surprise! That's a lizard

    Don’t you just love life’s little surprises? You reach in your coat pocket and find a forgotten $5 bill. Yay! You run into an old friend at the grocer ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Turf war – Synthetic turf fields’ possible link to cancer causing a stir

    Oh man. It seems that for several years, my kids have routinely played soccer on synthetic turf fields, the likes of which some now link to cancer. Ug ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental grasses provide plenty of fall color

    Fall is often a time of diminishing color and bloom in the garden. Many perennials have petered out by then, and plants grown as annuals are on their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:24 pm
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