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  • Does your corporation’s 401(k) measure up?

    So you’re ready to retire but don’t have a cushion of money in your 401(k) account. What went wrong? Maybe you didn’t contribute enough, if you partic ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Letter: A successful event

    To the Editor: The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry would like to thank our sponsors, go ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Another View: Take the cool out of Kools

    To buy cigarettes in Australia, you have to pick up a dull green package plastered with photos of a shriveled infant, a blackened lung or an old man w ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Life at East: The science of college shopping

    Now that we’re well into July, the college sales are starting to heat up. Not to brag or anything, but I’m pretty much an expert in this category. I’v ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil gets underway this weekend

    SUGAR GROVE – The slogan – “Be nice. Be happy. Be dancing.” – will help the Kindness Campaign get its second year off to a rousing start with a “Happy ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Park District Dish: Batavia Park District launches new volunteer program

    The Batavia Park District is inviting the community to, “Be a part of the fun ... volunteer!”Accordi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Letter: You can make a difference

    To the Editor:“If every household in Illinois dedicated just $10 of their weekly grocery budget towa ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Another view: The U.S. needs fresh ideas for a new kind of unemployment

    The U.S. labor market is a long way from healed. The unemployment rate of 6.1 percent, down from 10 percent in 2009, is misleading: Long-term unemploy ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Letter: How deeply our communities care

    To the Editor:On the Fourth of July, as our great nation celebrated our founding, our blessings and ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Sound Off: Unsympathetic complainers

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Too many complainers It seems like e ...
    July 21, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-down to potential video gambling expansion

    Thumbs-down to the potential expansion of video gambling in Kane County. Batavia aldermen have taken a step toward lifting the city’s ban after a requ ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Campton Hills church volunteers

    Thumbs-up to volunteers from a Campton Hills church who took part in service projects throughout the community as part of a special program.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Letter: Happy memories of the farm

    To the Editor:When I see children at play, I wonder what childhood memory will stand out for them wh ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: ‘Made to be a journalist’

    I always find it exciting when I can help young people learn more about journalism by having them come into our newsroom for a job shadow.
    July 18, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Good Natured: Golden tortoise beetle impressive and cute as a bug

    Thar’s gold in them thar hills!But hold on a sec. Before you run for your pans and pickaxes, we shou ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:52 pm
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