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Opinion

  • The Write Place: Behind the wheel

    Fifteen is an important age for a lot of reasons. For most people, it marks the start of high school. It shows a slow transition into the world of adu ...
    April 1, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Letter to the editor: Candidate confusion

    To the Editor:Participating on the school board can be a difficult role when it comes to balancing t ...
    April 1, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Letter: We need his voice

    To the Editor:Local voters, I’m writing to ask you to support John Dryden for the Batavia School Boa ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Our view: New commission needs to achieve its goals

    We hope some real work that creates actual solutions is the end result of a new Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform, which is tasked ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Heroes needed at Elburn library's Dewey Dash

    ELBURN – The Town and Country Public Library is in need of some heroes. All are welcome to dress in superhero gear and be ready and willing to run in ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Letter: The board that we need

    To the Editor:As a longtime Kaneland resident and the parent of three current Kaneland High School s ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Another View: Safe to eat

    Eighty-eight percent of scientists polled by the Pew Research Center in January said genetically modified food is generally safe to eat. Only 37 perce ...
    March 30, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Sound Off: Proud to be a Viking

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Proud to be a Viking Congratulations ...
    March 30, 2015 - 7:16 am
  • Editor’s Notebook: Community invited to Women’s Power Luncheon

    The Kane County Magazine, a sister publication of the Kane County Chronicle, will host its next Women’s Power Luncheon on Thursday, May 14.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Good Natured: Muskrat parents ushering offspring out into the world

    We consider it a human rite of passage: Grow to a certain age, acquire important life skills, then leave home to take on the big wide world. New adven ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Our View: The positives of cameras in the courtroom

    A defendant seated in front of a judge. An assistant state’s attorney giving his opening statement. A police sergeant providing witness testimony.
    March 27, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Letter: Everything is going to be just fine

    To the Editor:Campton Hills residents – please get out and vote April 7!Living where I do on the out ...
    March 27, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Life imitating art

    As for playing a “miserable one,” my son is no slouch. For example, when I reminded him of our pla ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: One-acts, Tchaikovsky and Jenny McCarthy: Ya gotta love ’em!

    I should have been grading student papers; or adding up noncash deductions; or loading Ace’s four-step lawn bags into a cart. Instead, my wife, Tia, a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Letter: He will work hard for us

    To the Editor:Please join me in voting to re-elect North Aurora Trustee Mark Guethle on April 7.I th ...
    March 26, 2015 - 10:34 pm