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  • Open-gym activities warm up downtime

    Although winter hasn’t officially started yet, cold weather has been hanging around long enough to infect most people with a significant case of cabin ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Wonderful Christmastime

    Let’s face it. My friends are everything. Without them, who else would I confess dumb secrets to and bake unsuccessful cakes with?
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Does ‘Star Wars’ really need more politics?

    The approach of the new “Star Wars” movie means new opportunities to write about politics in that far, far, faraway galaxy. As much as I’d like to res ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Another View: What really makes lefties different (not better)

    When our son was born two years ago, my right-handed wife prayed he would be a lefty because she believed lefties were disproportionately talented. It ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Letter: The financial consequences

    To the Editor:The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn board OKs $824K tax levy

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board on Monday unanimously approved the village’s tax levy of $824,000.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Our View: The spirit of holiday giving

    We’ve got a great idea as to what you can do with the money you saved from all those Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals you ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Letter: Worth your attention

    To the Editor:What do ice buckets and veterans have in common? The press did an excellent job of rep ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Sound Off: My dog is always there for me

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: My dog is always there for me My dog ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • Good Natured: Turtles require a long-term commitment

    I guess we all have our Thanksgiving favorites. My brother likes turkey, and lots of it. I’m partial to stuffing. And my buddy Arthur, he’s a sweet-po ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Chronicle hosts home-schooled students

    Earlier this month, the Young Philosophers group stopped by the Kane County Chronicle newsroom for a discussion about journalism and a tour of our off ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Our View: Small Business Saturday supports local businesses

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Another View: Auto safety is often delayed

    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is widening its crackdown on air bags at risk of exploding – potentially killing or maiming ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Using books to foster empathy

    It’s hard to know what to say to children about the events in Ferguson, Missouri. Monday evening, a grand jury chose not to charge Ferguson Police Off ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Another View: Congressional tax talks threaten to blow new hole in budget

    Republicans and Democrats hardly agree on anything these days, with one exception: It’s a lot easier to hand out tax breaks to special interests when ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:39 pm
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