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  • Learning to Grow: Fall planting for spring blooms

    You may have noticed the fall bulb catalogs are starting to arrive. It’s time to take a look around your yard and decide what colors and varieties of ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Carpooling chronicles of teenage girls

    You haven’t lived if you’ve never carpooled a bunch of revved-up teenage girls home after soccer practice on a muggy day.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • In Focus: Hairy situation

    I usually never know where my day will take me. Last week, I was on my way to The Office Dining and Spirits in downtown St. Charles to photograph some ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:10 pm
  • Another view: This is what your brain might look like on telepathy

    Big news in the world of science and technology: Scientists just invented a form of telepathy. Actually, it’s a form of noninvasive electronic brain-t ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • Letter: A little excitement

    To the Editor:Aug. 25, 2014 – the weather forecast today is for 93 degrees – hot and humid. When I e ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • In Your Court: Why parents of young children need wills

    Young individuals and newlyweds, in my opinion, typically do not need wills. Statistically speaking, it is unlikely for younger people (individuals in ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Another View: The shadow of 'dark money'

    Welcome to the 2014 fall congressional campaign finance bus tour. We hope you’re comfortable because what you are about to witness is breathtaking, an ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Life at East: Wanna hear a secret?

    There’s a secret I just found out, something all college freshmen will never tell you: The beginning of college is just like high school.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Thanks, but no thanks

    To the Editor:Recently, a letter to the editor was published in which Mr. Pioch states that he “can’ ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Another View: Selling visas is smart if the U.S. gets its money's worth

    This summer’s scenes of ragged Central American children and teenagers crammed into makeshift detention centers didn’t exactly affirm Lady Liberty’s i ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Unanimous approval for new Kaneland interim superintendent

    MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland School District 302 Board was unanimous Tuesday in approving Renee Goier as the district’s interim superintendent.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Love, marriage and bad studies that say nothing

    Gosh, am I tired of the pop-sociology and pop-psychology studies popping up in my news feed. Almost every one of these has severe limitations that get ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Letter: National Recovery Month

    To the Editor:As executive director of Renz Addiction Counseling Center, I have seen firsthand the b ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Sound Off: All they do is complain

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: All they do is complain Have you not ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Good Natured: Kane County is lousy with woodlice

    Lousy.It’s a crummy term, even under the best of circumstances.That is, unless you happen to be a wo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:26 am
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