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  • Another View: ATF is too wounded to enforce gun-control laws

    Many members of Congress seem to view the U.S.’s most deadly criminals – those who carry guns – as a protected class. For decades, they’ve tried every ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter: Providing excellent programs, services

    To the Editor:Thank you to everyone who supported the Friends of the Town and Country Public Library ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Park District Dish: Grant helps fund healthy lifestyle education

    The Batavia Park District wants kids to get outside and play this summer. Local kids have a variety of options available for outdoor play, including H ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Sugar Grove library to celebrate summer reading

    SUGAR GROVE – A horse demonstration, Ozzie T. Cougar and a live band will help kick off the Sugar Grove Public Library’s summer reading program.
    May 26, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Letter: Turning around attitudes

    To the Editor: Forty-six years ago, I returned to Illinois from my active duty service, which includ ...
    May 25, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Another View: Honk if you like bumper-sticker politics

    The other day I spotted an arresting bumper sticker: “Don’t Blame Me, I Voted for the Other Guy.”Unl ...
    May 25, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Sound Off: 'Coming up on your left'

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: 'Coming up on your right' As the we ...
    May 25, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Good Natured: Bucks planned to be moved to Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

    “Good Natured” readers may remember a column that ran, oh, about six months ago. Actually, six months and seven days ago, to be exact.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: Graduation ceremonies make for great photos

    May is the month for local graduations, and the Kane County Chronicle photo staff has been attending many of these ceremonies.
    May 22, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Our View: Congrats to graduates

    Gowns, tassels and mortarboards have been in full supply this month as local high schools and colleges have been hosting graduation ceremonies.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Our View: Keeping the spirit of Memorial Day alive

    Many Americans will have Monday off this week, and scores of people will use that day to gather with family and friends, barbecue and relax.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: My kind of town, Geneva is – kind of, mostly

    Even though I spent time growing up in a co-op overlooking Lake Shore Drive and playing pick-up ball in Lincoln Park, today I brag my hometown is Gene ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Another View: Keeping the skies safe

    Air travel in the United States is blessedly, astonishingly safe. The airlines transport two million passengers a day, yet fatal accidents are exceedi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • In Focus: Community investment

    I can only imagine what a thrill it would be for a high school baseball team to play on a minor league field. The sounds and ambiance alone would make ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Another View: Finally, Obama stops sending military hardware to police

    The police protect the public. The military protects the republic. In an age of terrorism, their jobs necessarily overlap, especially in large cities. ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm