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  • Tales From The Motherhood: Something to chew on

    My teenagers are in that no-man’s land between childhood and adulthood. You know, that wonky time between when they’re astute enough to make on-point ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Good Natured: All good things taste like chicken

    Back in the 1960s, marketers of a certain brand of tuna came up with a catchy jingle: “Ask any mermaid you happen to see, ‘What’s the best tuna?’ Chic ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Dying to ride a motorcycle

    A month ago, a young man died driving a motorcycle on Randall Road when hitting a car turning left that failed to yield to oncoming traffic. He was 20 ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Before The Diploma: What it’s like being in a long-distance relationship

    Hey honey, I’m home!Well, it is true that I am home. I’m still living my ordinary life in Batavia. H ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Kane County voters: Now is the time to vote

    To the editor:Early voting has now begun at the Kane County Clerk’s Office, Building B, 719 S. Batav ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Sometimes you just gotta be there

    “Let him stay out there until I’m done,” I said as I stared out the kitchen window, orange juice dripping from my fingers. The Big Red Dog loves orang ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • To the editor: Thank you to the Kaneland community

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    Oct. 2, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Joan Knows: Dialysis day trips are far from tropical

    Been on an exotic trip? Perhaps it would be interesting?Don’t you kind of hate it when people rub it ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • The Write Place: Home is where the heart is

    Last week, I participated in Geneva High School’s homecoming week, which was a wonderful celebration of my school and town.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 6:00 am