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  • Our View: Fire district residents should make educated vote

    Some residents currently serviced by the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will vote on a referendum in the Nov. 4 election – approximat ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: Kramer for Kane County sheriff

    Two excellent candidates are facing off for the right to become the next Kane County sheriff.Willie ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Chat: Geneva embraces autumn

    It is official, autumn is here. The calendar indicates it; the weather signifies it; and Geneva embraces it.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Sound Off: Thank you, police officer

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Thank you, police officer I'm calling ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Our View: Maintaining civility

    Our elected officials do not need to like each other.They do need to listen to one another, though, ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Letter: Detrimental ramifications

    To the Editor:As students have returned to college campuses for a new school year, I want to take th ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Digging into Geneva/Batavia rivalry

    How intense is the rivalry between the Batavia Bulldogs and Geneva Vikings football teams?Find out i ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Good Natured: Woolly bear caterpillar quite the child star

    Note to readers – the following column originally ran in 2008. Some updates have been added. “Where ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Theory: In divorce, equal is not always fair

    Sometimes the word equal is confused with the word equitable. Equal means all are given the same. Equitable means all are treated fairly. This is an i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Healing horses

    “It was a magical evening,” said one of Casey’s Safe Haven founders, Sue Balla, a few weeks ago when Rustic Road Farm hosted its third annual “Gallopi ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • In Your Court: The phases of litigation

    One of the most common questions I receive at the consultation is, “How long will my case take?” The ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Goodbye hearty handshake; hello Ebola wave

    As a baby boomer, I grew up in the 1950s and ’60s, when a handshake served as the customary greeting. My dad taught me to grasp the hand firmly, not t ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • In Focus: Disaster drill

    Last week, reporter Ashley Sloboda and I had the chance to witness a rescue drill at the Lafarge gravel pit in Elburn.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:11 pm
  • Park district’s fall-fun events make for ghoulishly good time

    “Stop! You’re scaring me!”If the thought of marauding zombies, ghostly specters and spooky mansions ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Hi, my name is

    All right, so I dedicate this entire first column to whoever came up with the idea that taking risks pays off.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:39 pm
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