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  • Hickory Knolls program focuses on backyard visitors

    “Holy bat detector, Batman! There’s one about 50 feet away!”No, this is not a line of Robin’s dialog ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Another View: State-based answers to gun violence

    One week after five U.S. military service members were killed in a mass shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a gunman opened fire July 23 in a movie th ...
    July 29, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • Before the Diploma: It’s a family road trip

    In the exact moment I’m writing this, I’m with my family, driving on a highway. A highway, where I’m somewhere stuck in between an endless amount of v ...
    July 29, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Another View: One small step for the Smithsonian, one great leap for its fundraising

    Houston, the Smithsonian has a problem — or at least it did.Its National Air and Space Museum wanted ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Get it done

    To the Editor:For those of us that have been watching the circus in Springfield – enough is enough. ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Another View: Putting out the fire, next time

    The Ebola virus has not been eliminated from West Africa, but the public health crisis has eased. Th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Purely random acts

    To the Editor: The NRA and other gun rights groups seem to be insisting individuals be issued guns i ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Determining a career can lead to sweet success

    In a perfect world, each of us would discover our calling early on in life. But because that isn’t the case for most of us, there are –  thankfully –  ...
    July 27, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Sound Off: No more detours

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: No more detours I had to call and tha ...
    July 27, 2015 - 6:53 am
  • Good Natured: Making room for an unexpected guest

    I’m not gonna lie, we like to have fun here at the ‘Knolls. Even though the duties can be demanding ...
    July 25, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Editor’s Notebook: Camp CEO makes a stop at Chronicle office

    Reporter Ashley Sloboda and I had the pleasure of hosting a group of high school-age Girl Scouts on Thursday morning at the Kane County Chronicle offi ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Our View: Elburn and the Batavia Park District

    Unlike those who live in the Tri-Cities, Elburn residents do not have the luxury of thumbing through thick publications listing hundreds of recreation ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Another view: Obama's agenda for Africa trip should focus on growth

    Africa is on the verge of fulfilling its huge economic potential – and has been for decades. As Barack Obama embarks on his fourth and probably final ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Letter: Not for sale

    To the Editor:Our democracy, set in place by our Founding Fathers to be citizen-led, is in danger th ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Another View: Your car could be hacked, and that’s no minor prank

    It’s a scenario out of a Stephen King novel: A driver cruising along a busy highway suddenly finds his car taken over by an outside force. First it’s ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:12 pm