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  • Tales From the Motherhood: Catching up on some serious programming

    I couldn’t believe it. “Kissing? Who the heck is she kissing?” I yelled. My daughter stormed back in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: BHS grad now Chronicle intern

    A new intern has landed in the Kane County Chronicle newsroom.Jon Beltrano, a 2014 graduate of Batav ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Good Natured: Robins can do well in the Tri-Cities during winter

    When we receive an email with a question about any sort of nature-related phenomenon, I usually think something along the lines of, “Yippee! Someone’s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Another View: Time to divert air traffic control

    The United States can and should learn from the experience of other Western democracies, whether that implies a bigger government or, as is sometimes ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Our View: Vikings dance way to 3-peat

    You can dance if you want to, but it’s a mandate if you’re part of the Geneva competitive dance team.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Our View: Sweetness comes this time each year

    Does an extra $4.53 really buy more love? While that question is debatable, the figure is a fact pe ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • River City Chronicles: The lure of the Dark Side

    Earlier this week, the Geneva History Museum acknowledged my hometown’s Dark Side. “Geneva Crimes & Criminals,” a lecture culled from the museum’s arc ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • Another View: Take Obama's oil fee proposal seriously

    President Barack Obama wants to raise gasoline prices. It is about time. In his new budget proposal, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Paleo cookbooks take front and center

    There’s no mystery why the paleo diet has gained so much traction, argues Becky Winkler, food blogger and author of the recently published “Paleo Plan ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • St. Charles Park District Column: Early preschool registration starts soon

    Winter might seem like a strange time to be talking about back-to-school stuff, but when it comes to preschool education, it’s never too early to be t ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Discover Your Library: Register to vote at the St. Charles Public Library

    We’ve seen the debates, heard the sound bites and read the articles ... it’s presidential primary season. If you aren’t yet registered to vote, the St ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Before the Diploma: You bet I’ll be voting

    With the recent Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primaries behind us, I, among many others, can see how this year is going to be heavily focused on the p ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • Another View: Struggling Chipotle finally cleans up the kitchen

    Chipotle skipped lunch Monday so its 50,000 employees in the U.S. could watch a food-safety presentation. The company, which makes much of its commitm ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: School board tackles long list of issues

    SUGAR GROVE – As Kaneland’s school board tackled a long list of agenda items at Monday night’s meeting, board member Ryan Kerry expressed frustration ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Another View: Preventing child sex tourism

    As principal author of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 – a landmark law combating sex- and labor-trafficking at home and abroad – I am ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm