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Opinion

  • Another View: Keeping the skies safe

    Air travel in the United States is blessedly, astonishingly safe. The airlines transport two million passengers a day, yet fatal accidents are exceedi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • In Focus: Community investment

    I can only imagine what a thrill it would be for a high school baseball team to play on a minor league field. The sounds and ambiance alone would make ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Another View: Finally, Obama stops sending military hardware to police

    The police protect the public. The military protects the republic. In an age of terrorism, their jobs necessarily overlap, especially in large cities. ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Mom – the champion of jobs

    After celebrating Mother’s Day two weeks ago, I came to the realization that I’m fortunate to have such a loving mother present in my life. Before I w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Traveling Teen summer camps offer trips to suburbs, Chicago

    It should be a truism in life that one is never too old for day camp. And for tweens and teens in grades six through nine, that’s certainly the case w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Another View: NAFTA's benefits outweigh its costs

    The fate of America’s most important free-trade agreement this century has become caught in a debate over its most important free-trade agreement of t ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Letter: Looking toward the future

    To the Editor:For many years, the Batavia Public Library and city of Batavia have enjoyed a very pos ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Graduating from Waubonsee and learning about leadership

    My career at Waubonsee Community College really kickstarted my journey of self-discovery.My first ye ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Another View: Driving into the future

    In a limited sense, cars have been “driverless” for a long time – ever used cruise control? – but they are about to become far more capable, and soon, ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Letter: Work to be done to improve education levels

    To the Editor:Graduation ceremonies are occurring, with one of the first having been at Northern Ill ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Outdoor activities abound in St. Charles this time of year

    The Fox Valley area is the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities, and St. Charles is beautiful in the spring.
    May 18, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Sound Off: Very lucky people

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Very lucky people I was driving thro ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Good Natured: Back to the future with the hoppers

    I’m not sure who started the trend, or when. But over the past year or so, primarily on Facebook and other social media, I’ve seen several instances o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Week packed with events, speaking engagements

    As editor of the Kane County Chronicle, there are some weeks where I find myself perpetually planted behind my desk.
    May 15, 2015 - 8:58 pm