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  • Another View: Roads, bridges, tunnels should matter to Americans

    It’s almost a cliche at this point – the United States needs to spend more on infrastructure. Other countries are running circles around us in the inf ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: Support the party

    To the Editor: Congratulations to Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner, Sheriff Don Kramer and all other Republic ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Letter: Illinois needs you

    To the Editor:The following is an open letter to Mr. Bruce Rauner.I will never forget the honor of m ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Another View: Get ready for drones

    The potential for unmanned aircraft – also known as drones – to make life easier is tantalizing, eliciting images of tiny package-delivery devices zip ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: A chamber holiday toast

    The decorations are in place The twinkling lights are up The Chamber office shines And there’s eggno ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Sound Off: Write down your thoughts

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Write down your thoughts I always e ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Our View: A time for giving

    Consumed with thoughts of what to buy your friends and family members for the holidays?During this b ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Our View: Fighting the flu

    As an undertaking in Kaneland School District 302 recently reminded us, flu season is here.After stu ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Good Natured: Do you believe in river otters? Yes!

    One of the more common images making its way around Facebook these days depicts a quintessential Santa Claus. With a plate of cookies in one hand and ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Who’s the clever Santa, now?

    Your holidays caught in a vice-grip of soul-sucking commercialism? I have absolutely no idea what th ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Another View: Aging of boomers makes end-of-life issues urgent

    In September, the Institute of Medicine started what it hoped would become a national conversation on how well we’re prepared for dying.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Letter: Doing what is right

    To the Editor:I read the Kane County Chronicle opinion piece published Dec. 6, 2014, regarding the v ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • In Focus: Benched

    I am once again a gym rat, as high school basketball and wrestling are now in full swing. I had forgotten how fast-paced a boys basketball game could ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • The Write Place: Christmas on a high school budget

    As of today, there are 14 days until Christmas. So many seasonal activities to do, so little time ... and most pressingly, so little money to accompli ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Our View: Remembering Judy Baar Topinka

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist.Topinka, 70, died ear ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:34 pm
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