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  • Paying for our wars

    The cost of the new U.S. military operation in Iraq and Syria already is approaching $1 billion, according to a study released last week. The Pentagon ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Ready for powder puff football in Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – Girls in the junior and senior classes at Kaneland High School will be ready for some football tonight in one of the feature events of th ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Letter: It’s called inversion

    To the Editor:When you’re filing your tax return or studying the withholding from your pay check, th ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Another View: JPMorgan hack shows the U.S. needs a serious cyberwar plan

    Every day seems to bring a new story about a digital hack or intrusion – usually boring, only occasionally involving nudity. The recent incident at JP ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Letter: Preserving historical heritage

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Camp Kane Heritage Foundation Board of Directors and volunteers, we ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Another view: Celebrating National Newspaper Week

    What do you care most about in life? Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Sound Off: We are the United States of America

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Wake up It's amazing how quickly peo ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Election Central website now live

    The general election is a month away, and the Kane County Chronicle is amping up its coverage of the candidates and local referendums.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Good Natured: There’s no business like shrew business

    Earlier this week, a couple of members of the St. Charles Park District naturalist staff headed out to complete some prep work for an upcoming school ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Views: One year after GOP shutdown, it's time for America to change course

    About a year ago, the federal government came to a dead halt – shut down by the obstructionism of Republicans in Congress.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Our View: Learn about the candidates

    The election is Nov. 4, and early voting starts Oct. 20.That means the clock is ticking for you to f ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Autumn mysteries

    Monday night has become a regular night to eat out with several of my friends. Last week, as we departed one of our favorite spots, we all noted how t ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Beloved teacher John Dryden announces retirement; he will be missed

    Well, it finally happened. Veteran Batavia High School social studies teacher John Dryden, one of Noah’s all-time favorite teachers, has reportedly le ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • In Focus: 100 years strong

    Having just celebrated my – cough – 40th birthday, I was in awe of Fran Gustafson as I watched her celebrate her 100th at Delnor Glen assisted living ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Another view: Worry about Ebola in West Africa, not Texas

    Health officials have known for weeks that it would happen, and now it has: A case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States. More such cases a ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:12 pm
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