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  • In Focus: Fashion statement

    I’ve had the luck of photographing a lot of golf lately in the most beautiful weather. Each day on the course, it’s been breezy and sunny with lots of ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Another view: Enough with these highway-spending gimmicks from Congress

    For six years, Congress has been plugging holes in the Highway Trust Fund caused by declining gas-tax revenue. Over the past two decades, the gas tax ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Ackerman: Facebook revisited

    I’ve done it. I’ve gone back on my word. When I wrote that article last November, my thoughts were the truth, but now I’ve changed my mind. I now have ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Rowing down the river – park district boat rentals

    It’s one thing to walk by the Fox River or drive above it. It’s a whole other thing to actually be out on the water. What better way to experience the ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Geneva Park District celebrates Park and Recreation Month

    If you’re feeling cramped and like you don’t get to spend enough time outside, you’re not alone. Alm ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: BIG WALK crew conquers mosquitoes on 70-mile hike

    ELBURN – A tennis ball-sized spider, “gigantic” flies and mosquitoes “so bad, we didn’t notice the flies.”
    July 15, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Enjoy free artwork year-round at Waubonsee

    Summer brings a wealth of opportunities for getting out and experiencing all the region has to offer. While concerts abound and carnivals beckon, some ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:56 pm
  • Letter: Avoiding important issues

    To the Editor:Democratic Illinois Gov. Quinn and the other progressive, they seem to no longer want ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Another View: Latest Fed minutes misunderstood by investors again

    The gap between what the Federal Reserve says about monetary policy and what investors think it’s saying would be funny if it weren’t so important. Mo ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Another View: World Cup victory symbol of German resurgence

    “Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!” reads the celebratory front page of Germany’s most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer’s World C ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Letter: Decision metric

    To the Editor: After all the talk, after all the plans, after all the wishful thinking, there is onl ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Sound Off: A delightful surprise

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A delightful surprise We'd like to th ...
    July 14, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Our view: Oh give us a home, where coyotes don't roam ...

    Coyotes – they are here. And not all Kane County residents feel comfortable with their presence.Duri ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Raising the minimum wage

    To the Editor:The president has advocated raising the minimum wage to $10.10. He has asserted that t ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Good Natured: No rattles, no fangs, no venom on fox snakes

    I think it’s safe to say, most people in our area can recognize a garter snake.Smallish to medium in ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:52 pm
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