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  • Editor’s Notebook: Community invited to Women’s Power Luncheon

    The Kane County Magazine, a sister publication of the Kane County Chronicle, will host its next Women’s Power Luncheon on Thursday, May 14.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Good Natured: Muskrat parents ushering offspring out into the world

    We consider it a human rite of passage: Grow to a certain age, acquire important life skills, then leave home to take on the big wide world. New adven ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Our View: The positives of cameras in the courtroom

    A defendant seated in front of a judge. An assistant state’s attorney giving his opening statement. A police sergeant providing witness testimony.
    March 27, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Letter: Everything is going to be just fine

    To the Editor:Campton Hills residents – please get out and vote April 7!Living where I do on the out ...
    March 27, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Life imitating art

    As for playing a “miserable one,” my son is no slouch. For example, when I reminded him of our pla ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: One-acts, Tchaikovsky and Jenny McCarthy: Ya gotta love ’em!

    I should have been grading student papers; or adding up noncash deductions; or loading Ace’s four-step lawn bags into a cart. Instead, my wife, Tia, a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Letter: He will work hard for us

    To the Editor:Please join me in voting to re-elect North Aurora Trustee Mark Guethle on April 7.I th ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • In Focus: A little help

    We can all use a lift once in a while. As I was photographing a Geneva varsity softball practice, wh ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Spring break disaster

    Spring break is perhaps one of my favorite times of the year, as I’ve had my fair share of pleasant vacations. Once I traveled to the Mall of America ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Another View: A boost for defense

    Two pieces of good news about U.S. defense spending: Both President Obama and congressional Republicans have recognized that cuts imposed by the 2011 ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Primrose Farm springs into action

    Now that the calendar has officially noted the change of seasons, farmers everywhere are ready to spring into action – preparing their livestock and g ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Park District Dish: Batavia has gone to the dogs

    I’ve had dogs my entire life. Until I got out of college and lived on my own, I didn’t know any other way.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Another view: Raise the smoking age

    Forty-two million Americans still smoke. That is a much smaller proportion of the population than decades ago. But it’s still a public health disaster ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Letter: It’s usually impractical

    To the Editor:The St. Charles Park District wants us to pay $23 million of the $28 million referendu ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Despite protests, Kaneland elementary library position cut

    SUGAR GROVE – Upset over a plan to eliminate the learning resource center director position at the elementary level, seven people spoke Monday night d ...
    March 24, 2015 - 7:29 pm