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  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn might seek special election on police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials will consider seeking a special election in November to address the future of the Elburn Police Department.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Another View: Why 'To Kill a Mockingbird' remains relevant

    Until a week or so ago, Harper Lee was the model of literary reticence. In the 55 years since the publication of her “To Kill a Mockingbird,” she had ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Letter: Truly humbled

    To the Editor:I am truly humbled by the community of St. Charles for standing behind one of its own. ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:19 pm
  • Rising copays are barriers to care, not a spur to efficiency

    Obamacare’s goal to expand access to health care has been only half a success: More Americans have insurance, but a rise in cost sharing means fewer c ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Letter: Getting the real truth

    To the Editor:As a 32-year resident of what is now Campton Hills, I am very pleased with its develop ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Sound Off: Congratulations, Steve Martin

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Congratulations I just wanted to sa ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Are you running in the April 7 election?

    As part of the Kane County Chronicle’s ongoing coverage of the upcoming elections, I have been contacting candidates about questionnaires for our Elec ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Another View: Internet law and order

    In the war over net neutrality, it’s clear where the country should end up. Americans should pay for the bandwidth they consume, and they should consu ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Our View: Five things to know about medical marijuana

    The medical marijuana pilot program process continues to make progress in Illinois. The registration program has been underway since September, and po ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Good Natured: Squirrels vs. rabbits – following the footsteps

    If you happen to live on the edge of a grassy expanse, or in a newer subdivision where shrubs abound but trees are small, chances are you have rabbits ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Precious little to do with housework

    A few days ago, Noah had a French club meeting after school. When he was ready for a ride home, he s ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: All you need is love – or snow

    Faithful readers of “River Town Chronicles,” don’t panic! I haven’t forgotten my promise of bringing you the story of the person I promised in my form ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • A $22 billion surprise shows the need for student-loan reforms

    President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce defaults on federal student loans are proving popular with borrowers. Unfortunately, that’s not such good n ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • In Focus: Breakfast on a 'bun'

    A cheeseburger, made with doughnuts as the bun. How could you go wrong?I spent an early evening last ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Brian Williams suffers the 'Denominator Problem'

    Brian Williams and Sam Smith may have little in common, apart from being award-winning celebrities, but at the moment both are being held accountable ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 10:40 pm